Notes and News: South Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, Ratibida pinnata, and Wilbert M. Fyre
Book Reviews: Vascular Plants of the Pacific Northwest
ABSTRACT Study of diagnostic characters on herbarium specimens shows that approximately half of the Ohio specimens of the Stachys hispida-S. tenuifolia complex are easily assignable to one species or the other. The remainder, with various combinations of characters and/or intermediate characters, are referrable to a species only with difficulty or are impossible to place in either. Ohio specimens are best treated as a single variable species.
ABSTRACT The Marshall Forest flora, dispersed through Pine-Oak, Hickory Plant Communities, numbers 300 taxa of which most range widely over eastern and southeastern United States.
ABSTRACT Several abiotic factors are considered in an attempt to explain the locally discontinuous distribution of Draba ranwsissima in Kentucky.
ABSTRACT A preliminary taxonomic conspectus of Heterotheca (including Chrysopsis) section Pityopsis recognizing the six species:H. graminifolia, H. aspera, H. oligantha, H. ruthii, H. flexuosa, and H. falcata.
ABSTRACT Reported for the first time from Tennessee are the following taxa: Rhynchospora fascicularis, Carex venusta var. minor, Arabis hirsuta var. adpressipilis, Potentilla anserina, P. argentea, Satureja arkansana, Solidago strigosus, Aster spectabilis, and Hypochaeris radicata; and others of interest.