Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Parthenium auriculatum Britton. Glade Wild Quinine. Phen: Mid May-Aug. Hab: In shallow, xeric, circumneutral soil of glades, barrens, and woodlands, over calcareous rocks (such as dolostone) or mafic rocks (such as diabase). Dist: Ne. WV south to nc. SC. Reports from AL and c. TN appear to be misidentified.

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Syn: = C, G, K1, K3, K4, SE1, Va; = Parthenium hispidum var. auriculatum – F, WV, Rollins (1950); = Parthenium integrifolium var. auriculatum – RAB, Mears (1975); < Parthenium hispidum – W; < Parthenium integrifolium – FNA21, S

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