Solidago austrina Small. Hab: Piedmont prairie remnants, openings in xeric hardpan forests, upland depressions, clay roadbanks and powerline rights-of-way, post oak savannas, and open oak-hickory woodlands. Dist: Sc. NC south to GA, Panhandle FL, and nw. AL, possibly extending into TN and KY.
Origin/Endemic status: Endemic
Syn: = F, G, K4, S, Tn; < Solidago gracillima – K1, RAB, SE1, W, WH3; < Solidago stricta ssp. gracillima – FNA20