Vascular Plants of North Carolina
Account for Mabry's Wild Quinine - Parthenium integrifolium var. mabryanum   Mears
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DistributionLower Piedmont, Sandhills, and several locations on the Coastal Plain.

Southeastern VA to north-central SC.
AbundanceUncommon to locally common. Most often encountered in the Sandhills.
HabitatDry soils of pine-oak-hickory woodlands, Longleaf Pine-oak-Wiregrass pea swales and flats, granitic flatrocks, clearings, powerlines, roadsides.
PhenologyFlowering and fruiting late May-October. Flowers strongly following fire.
IdentificationVery similar to Common Wild-quinine, but shorter in stature, smaller and narrower leaves, and fewer heads per plant (see Weakley for a key). Some plants have leaves with lobed or undulate margins; these are simply a growth form localized to the Sandhills; intermediates are commonly found.
Taxonomic CommentsIncludes P. radfordii.

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State RankS3
Global RankG5T3
State StatusW1
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B.A. SorrieHoke Co., var. mabryanum, Calloway Preserve. June 2015. HokePhoto_natural
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