Leaves 20-60 × 2-10 mm . Heads sessile to subsessile. Ray laminae 4-6 mm. Disc corollas 4.5-5 mm, lobes spreading-recurving, 1.4-1.7 mm. Cypselae 2.5-3 mm, ribs whitish, raised. 2n = 18. Flowering (Mar-)Apr-Oct(-Dec). Sandhills and dunes, characteristically with turkey oak and longleaf pine; 0-100 m; Ala., Fla., Ga., Miss., N.C., S.C.