Lechea torreyi var. congesta

Hodgdon ex D. E. Lemke

Phytoneuron 2014-33: 1. 2014

Treatment appears in FNA Volume 6. Treatment on page 397.
Panicles congested. Inner sepals rust-colored in fruit. Seeds 3.

Phenology: Flowering late spring–summer; fruiting summer–fall.
Habitat: Sandhills, pine barrens
Elevation: 0–30 m


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Ala., Fla., Ga., Miss., N.C., S.C., Central America (Belize).


Variety congesta has an unusual disjunct distribution. It is widespread across the coastal plain from North Carolina to Mississippi at elevations below 30 m and also occurs in sandy pine-oak woodlands at approximately 500 m in the Cayo District of Belize.

Selected References


Lower Taxa