Pityopsis pinifolia (Elliott) Nuttall. Phen: Aug-Oct. Hab: Longleaf pine 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
Synonymy: = FNA20, K1, K3, K4, S, Nesom (2019a), Semple & Bowers (1985); = Chrysopsis pinifolia Elliott – SE1; = Heterotheca pinifolia (Elliott) H.E.Ahles – RAB, Bowers (1972)