OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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Most habitat and range descriptions were obtained from Weakley's Flora.

Your search found 11 taxa in the family Agavaceae, Agave family, as understood by Weakley's Flora.

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Spanish Dagger, Aloe Yucca

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Yucca aloifolia   FAMILY: Agavaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Yucca aloifolia   FAMILY: Agavaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Yucca aloifolia 041-12-001   FAMILY: Liliaceae

 

Habitat: Dunes; also cultivated and persistent

Uncommon in Coastal Plain (waifs in NC Piedmont)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Mound-lily Yucca, Spanish Bayonet

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Yucca gloriosa   FAMILY: Agavaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Yucca gloriosa   FAMILY: Agavaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Yucca gloriosa 041-12-002   FAMILY: Liliaceae

 

Habitat: Dunes, shell middens, also regularly cultivated and often persistent or weakly escaped around old homesites inland

Uncommon in Coastal Plain of GA & SC, rare in NC

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Curve-leaf Yucca

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Yucca recurvifolia   FAMILY: Agavaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Yucca recurvifolia   FAMILY: Agavaceae

 

Habitat: Dunes, dry sandy soils

Rare

Native to South Carolina & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Beargrass, Spoonleaf Yucca, Curlyleaf Yucca

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Yucca filamentosa   FAMILY: Agavaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Yucca filamentosa   FAMILY: Agavaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Yucca filamentosa var. filamentosa 041-12-003a   FAMILY: Liliaceae

 

Habitat: Woodlands, forests, dunes, roadsides, disturbed areas

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Weakleaf Yucca

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Yucca flaccida   FAMILY: Agavaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Yucca flaccida   FAMILY: Agavaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Yucca filamentosa var. smalliana 041-12-003b   FAMILY: Liliaceae

 

Habitat: Thin soils around rock outcrops, woodlands, roadsides, disturbed areas

Uncommon in GA, rare in the Carolinas

Native to parts of the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Wild Hyacinth, Eastern Camas Lily, Quamash Lily

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Camassia scilloides   FAMILY: Agavaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Camassia scilloides   FAMILY: Liliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Camassia scilloides 041-27-001   FAMILY: Liliaceae

 

Habitat: Moist forests, over circumneutral soils, in GA, VA, and WV on limestone, in NC on slopes and natural levees along the Roanoke River, in SC over gabbro, and westward in circumneutral prairies, oak savannas, calcareous glades and woodlands

Rare

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Yellow Sunnybell

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Schoenolirion croceum   FAMILY: Agavaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Schoenolirion croceum   FAMILY: Liliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Schoenolirion croceum 041-29-001   FAMILY: Liliaceae

 

Habitat: Wet pine savannas, bogs, seepage slopes, seepages on granite flatrocks

Uncommon in GA Piedmont & GA Coastal Plain, rare in Mountains, rare in SC (historically in NC, but not recently seen)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: White Sunnybell

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Schoenolirion albiflorum   FAMILY: Agavaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Schoenolirion albiflorum   FAMILY: Liliaceae

 

Habitat: Wet pinelands, cypress depressions, Hypericum depressions, wet hammocks

Rare in GA

Native to Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Texas Sunnybell

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Schoenolirion wrightii   FAMILY: Agavaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Schoenolirion wrightii   FAMILY: Liliaceae

 

Habitat: Saline prairies, seepage over sandstone, Catahoula barrens

Native to Alabama

 


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Common Name: Blue Plantain-lily

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Hosta ventricosa   FAMILY: Agavaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hosta ventricosa   FAMILY: Liliaceae

 

Habitat: Widely planted as a shade ornamental

Rare

Non-native: China

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Eastern Agave, Eastern False-aloe, Rattlesnake-master, American Aloe

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Agave virginica   FAMILY: Agavaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Manfreda virginica   FAMILY: Agavaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Agave virginica 044-08-001   FAMILY: Amaryllidaceae

 

Habitat: Granite flatrocks, diabase glades, limestone and dolomite barrens and glades, xeric woodlands over mafic or calcareous rocks, sandhill woodlands, dry roadbanks

Uncommon in GA & SC, rare in NC

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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"When multiple taxa get relegated to 'synonymy' under a few comprehensive ones, their very existence is likely to be overlooked." — Edgar Theodore Wherry