Verbesina virginica Linnaeus var. virginica . Phen: Jul-Oct. Hab: Moist to dryish forests and woodlands, especially over mafic or calcareous rocks, in Coastal Plain ravines in VA over coquina limestone. Dist: Sc. NC (e. VA?) west to e. KS, south to n. FL and c. and s. TX.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Taxonomy Comments: Populations of V. virginica from e. VA appear to be substantially disjunct from other populations of either variety.
Synonymy: = C, GW2, K1, Mo2, RAB, SE1, Va, Olsen (1979); = Phaethusa virginica (L.) Britton – S; < Verbesina virginica L. – Ar, F, Fl7, FNA21, G, GrPl, Il, K3, K4, NcTx, Oh3, Tn, Tx, WH3