Sanicula canadensis Linnaeus var. floridana (E.P. Bicknell) H. Wolff. Phen: Apr-May; Jun-Jul. Hab: Dry-mesic to mesic, sandy forests, often associated with Fagus grandifolia (and southward Magnolia grandiflora). Dist: Se. VA south to c. peninsular FL, west to s. MS, in the Coastal Plain.
Origin/Endemic status: Endemic
Taxonomy Comments: Additional differences between var. floridana and var. canadensis should be investigated. They may not be worthy of taxonomic differentiation.
Synonymy: = F, G; = Sanicula floridana E.P.Bicknell – S; < Sanicula canadensis L. – C, Fl7, MC, RAB, Tn, Va, WH3; < Sanicula canadensis L. var. canadensis – K1, K3, K4