Lechea pulchella var. ramosissima (Hodgdon) Sorrie & Weakley

Locations ofLechea pulchella var. ramosissima (Hodgdon) Sorrie & Weakley in Virginia

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Botanical Name
Lechea pulchella var. ramosissima (Hodgdon) Sorrie & Weakley
Common Name
Leggett's Pinweed
Lechea leggettii Britton & Hollick var. ramosissima Hodgdon
Flora of Virginia Name/Status
Lechea pulchella Raf. var ramosissima (Hodgdon) Sorrie & Weakley
See: Sorrie, B.A. & A.S. Weakley. 2007. Recognition of Lechea pulchella var ramosissima (Cistaceae), J. Bot. Res. Inst. Texas 1(1):269-371.
Map incomplete at this time. As can be seen from the map of Lechea pulchella, sensu lato, additional specimens previously determined only as L. pulchella have not been examined and require annotation to assign them to varieties.
Dry flatwoods, sandy woodlands, and open maritime forests; also sometimes in damp peaty soils. This southeastern variety of Lechea pulchella is at the northern edge of its range in Virginia, where it is nearly restricted to the Coastal Plain, north to Caroline and King George counties.
Native Status

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