Diervilla sessilifolia Buckley. Smooth Southern Bush-honeysuckle. Phen: Jun-Aug; Aug-Oct. Hab: Rock outcrops, ridges, landslide scars, trail margins, other rocky open places, streambanks, at moderate to high elevations. Dist: Sw. NC and e. TN south to nw. SC, ne. GA, and ne. AL.
Origin/Endemic status: Endemic
Syn: = F, K1, K3, K4, S, Tn, Ferguson (1966a), Hardin (1968); = Diervilla sessilifolia Buckley var. sessilifolia – RAB, W