Vascular Plants of North Carolina
Account for Appalachian Ragwort - Packera paupercula var. appalachiana   A.M. Mahoney
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AuthorA.M. Mahoney
DistributionMountains only. Verified specimens all come from the French Broad River corridor in Madison County.

Western VA and WV, south to NC and eastern TN.
AbundanceNo data.
HabitatRocky roadbank facing French Broad River.
PhenologyFlowering and fruiting April-May.
IdentificationFrom Balsam Ragwort (which see) this variety differs in have persistent, short, woolly hairs on leaves and usually on lower part of stem.
Taxonomic CommentsThe names Packera plattensis and Senecio plattensis have been misapplied to NC plants.

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State RankS1
Global RankG5TNR
State StatusT
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