Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Packera dubia (Sprengel) Trock & Mabberley. Woolly Groundsel, Woolly Ragwort, Woolly Goldenwort. Phen: Apr-early Jun. Hab: Sandy roadsides, sandy woodlands and forests, granitic flatrocks, granitic domes. Dist: S. NJ south to GA, west to TX, primarily on the Coastal Plain, but extending inland in the Piedmont and Mountains in thin sandy soils around rock outcrops, and as a roadside weed.

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Syn: = Mabberley (2020), replacement name; = Packera tomentosa – Ar, FNA20, K1, K3, Va, Barkley (1999), Kowal & Mahoney (2016); = Senecio tomentosus – C, F, G, GW2, RAB, SE1, Barkley (1978), nom. illegit.; > Senecio alabamensis – S; > Senecio tomentosus – S, nom. illegit.

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