Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Pityopsis pinifolia (Elliott) Nuttall. Sandhill Goldenaster. Phen: Aug-Oct. Hab: Sandhills, sandy roadsides. Dist: This species is locally abundant (and often weedy) but very local in distribution, limited to (apparently) scattered counties in the Sandhills (rarely middle Coastal Plain) of s. NC, SC, GA, and c. AL.

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Syn: = FNA20, K1, K3, K4, S, Nesom (2019a), Semple & Bowers (1985); = Chrysopsis pinifolia – SE1; = Heterotheca pinifolia – RAB, Bowers (1972)

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