Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 15: 47. 1880.
Plants (1–) 3–11+ dm. Leaves mostly basal at flowering; blades mostly oblanceolate to spatulate, sometimes elliptic, 7–15 (–20+) cm × 20–35 (–45+) mm (including petioles), both faces strigose or pilose to hirsute. Bracts rounded-deltate to lance-deltate, 6–15+ × 4–9+ mm. Inner phyllaries 6–7.5 mm, sparsely strigose or hispidulous with hairs 0.05–0.3 (–0.5) mm. Cypselae 2.5–3 mm; pappi 3–4.5 mm. 2n = 22.
Phenology: Flowering Aug–Oct.
Habitat: Open or shaded, dry to wet places in pine forests and mixed forests, often on sandy soils
Elevation: 0–100 m
Ala., Ark., Del., Fla., Ga., La., Md., Miss., N.C., S.C., Tex., Va.
"dm" is not declared as a valid unit of measurement for this property."dm" is not declared as a valid unit of measurement for this property.