Whortle-berry with floral leaves on the branch part of the bunch, as well as on the partial foot-stalks; leaves quite intire, oblong, pointed, and smooth; cups pressed to the blossom; blossoms nearly cylindrical, and ribbed ; summit just without the blossom; ten chives. (Bot. Repos.)
Published in Bot. Repos. 2: 97 in 1800.
Native to the US (New Jersey, Alabama, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia).
Introduced in 1770 by William Young.