Taxon: Pityopsis graminifolia (Michx.) Nutt.

Genus: Pityopsis
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Nomen number: 416079
Place of publication: Trans. Amer. Philos. Soc. ser. 2, 7:317. 1840
Name Verified on: 01-Feb-2000 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 29-Sep-2000
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • grass-leaf golden-aster  (Source: F Bahamas) - English
  • silk-grass  (Source: F Ohio) - English

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Oklahoma
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Ohio
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, - Arkansas, - Delaware, - Florida, - Georgia, - Kentucky, - Louisiana, - Maryland, - Mississippi, - North Carolina, - South Carolina, - Tennessee, - Virginia
  • Southern America

    • Caribbean: Bahamas
    • Central America: Belize; Guatemala; Honduras


  • Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll Flora of the Bahama archipelago. 1982 (F Bahamas)
  • Moerman, D. Native American ethnobotany, ed. 5. 1998 (Nat Amer Ethnobot)
  • Ohio Flora Committee (E. L. Braun, T. S. Cooperrider, T. R. Fisher, J. J. Furlow) The vascular flora of Ohio. 1967- (F Ohio)
  • Radford, A. E. et al., eds. Vascular flora of the southeastern United States. 1980- (F SE US)
  • Semple, J. C. & F. D. Bowers 1985. A revision of the golden-aster genus Pityopsis Nutt. (Compositae: Astereae) Univ. Waterloo Biol. Ser. 28:22.
  • Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. 1946-1976 (F Guat)


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