Pyrrhopappus carolinianus (Walter) A.P. de Candolle. False-dandelion, Carolina Desert-chicory. Phen: Mar-Jun (and sometimes later). Hab: Dry and moist forests, roadsides, meadows, fields. Dist: DE, se. PA, and MD south to c. peninsular FL, west to IL, MO, and TX; the pre-Columbian range is uncertain.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Syn: = Ar, C, F, Fl7, FNA19, G, GrPl, Il, K1, K3, K4, NcTx, Tn, Va, W, WH3, WV; = Sitilias caroliniana (Walter) Raf. – S; > Pyrrhopappus carolinianus (Walter) DC. var. carolinianus – RAB, SE1; > Pyrrhopappus carolinianus (Walter) DC. var. georgianus (Shinners) H.E.Ahles – RAB, SE1; > Pyrrhopappus georgianus Shinners