Bouteloua curtipendula (Michaux) Torrey var. curtipendula (POACEAE)—Swain County: 1.3 mi NE of Hewitt, dry open hillside dominated by graminoids. Found in association with Andropogon gerardii Vitman and Schizachyrium scoparium (Michaux) Nash var. scoparium, 19 July 2009, David Campbell 41472 (UNCC) and 591760 (NCU).
Significance. These collections are the first records of this taxon from North Carolina. Bouteolua curtipendula var. curtipendula is a prairie species whose main center of distribution lies in the central and western portions of North America (Barkworth et al. 2007).