Hexastylis heterophylla (Ashe) Small. Variable-leaf Heartleaf. Phen: Mar-late May. Hab: Slopes and bluffs in xeric to mesic forests, usually associated with Kalmia latifolia. Dist: A broad Southern Appalachian endemic: w. VA and WV south through e. KY, ne. TN, and w. NC to nw. SC, n. GA, and n. AL.
Origin/Endemic status: Endemic
Syn: = FNA3, K1, K3, K4, RAB, S, Tn, Va, W, Blomquist (1957), Gaddy (1987a); = Asarum heterophyllum Ashe – WV, Sinn (2015); < Asarum virginicum L. – F, G; < Hexastylis virginicum – C