(2343.) M. Virginica, Linn. Michx., Fl. I, 214; Pursh, PL I., 244; Hook., Fl. II., 179.

Rich woods, rather common; but seldom seen in abundance anywhere. Windsor, Dartmouth, Halifax, and Pictou, N.S. (Sommers, Cat.) Truro, and North Woods, Annapolis, N.S. (Macoun.) Woodlands, Glenelg, Guysboroush Co., N.S. (Faribault.) Bathurst, N.B. (McGill Coll. Herb.) Kouchioouguac, and Bass River; St. John, N.B. (Fowler, Cat.) Campbellton, and Hampton, N.B. (Chalmers.) Island of Orleans. (Thomas.) Very abundant in rocky and sandy woods, Argenteuil Co., Q. (D'Urban.) In a swamp, Montreal Mountain, 1821. (Dr. Holmes.) Rich woods, around Ottawa. (Fletcher, Fl. Ott.) Woods at Prescott, Ont.; common. (Billings,) Rich deep woods, rather uncommon, in central Ontario. (Macoun.) Woods near Lake Medad, Hamilton, Ont. (Logie.) Low rich woods, London, Ont., and Parry Sound, Georgian Bay. (Burgess.) London, and Komoka, Ont. (Millman.) Owen Sound, and Hilton, Ont. (J. Bell.) St. Joseph Island, Georgian Bay. (R. Bell.)