(2720.) A. provincialis, Lam; Scribner, Trans. Kansas Acad. Sci. IX., 116.
Bather common in dry, sandy thickets or open woods. Vicinity of Ottawa. (Fletcher, Fl. Ott.) Rocky woodlands, west of Brockville, Ont. (Billings.) Sandy fields and thickets east of Belleville; very abundant on Rice Lake Plains, and on sandy and gravelly soil all through central Ontario, and westward to Lake Erie. (Macoun.) Vicinity of Hamilton, Ont. (Logie) Port Colborne, Ont. (McGill Coll. Herb.) Shady woodland, London, Ont. (Burgess. Millman.) Shores of Red Deer River, near Porcupine Mountain, Man (Macoun.) Hudson Bay; Lake Huron; Saskatchewan to the Rocky Mountains. (Hooker, Fl.) Turtle Mountain, Man. (Dawson. Burgess.) Lake of the Woods. (Dawson.) Red River, Man., 1826. (Douglas.)
(2721,) A. scoparius, Michx., Fl. I., 57; Pursh, Fl. I., 74; Hook., Fl. II., 256.
A. purpurascens, Willd. Sp. IV., 913.
Pollinia scoparia, Spreng.; Roem. & Schultz. Syst. II., 832.
Dry sandy soil, widely distributed. Goat Island, in Grand Lake, N.B. (Fowler, Cat.) Kirk's Ferry, Q. (Fletcher, Fl. Ott.) Abundant on Rice Lake Plains, and westward to Lakes Erie and Huron. (Macoun.) Vicinity of Hamilton, Ont. (Logie.) Port Colborne, Ont. (McGill Coll. Herb.) Sandy soil, London, Ont. (Burgess. Millman) East side of La Cloche Island, Georgian Bay. (R. Bell.) South Antler Creek, Man. (Millman.) Abundant in dry spots in Manitoba, and throughout the southern prairie region to Calgary and Morley, Alberta. (Macoun.) Banks of the Saskatchewan. (Hooker, Fl.)