Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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

Your search found 3 taxa in the family Buddlejaceae, Butterflybush family, as understood by PLANTS National Database.

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Juniperleaf, Polypremum, Rustweed
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Polypremum procumbens   FAMILY: Tetrachondraceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Polypremum procumbens   FAMILY: Buddlejaceae
(?) Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Polypremum procumbens 154-04-001   FAMILY: Loganiaceae

 

Look for it in fields, disturbed areas

Common (rare in Mountains)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Lindley's Butterflybush
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Buddleja lindleyana   FAMILY: Scrophulariaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Buddleja lindleyana   FAMILY: Buddlejaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Buddleja lindleyana 154-05-001   FAMILY: Loganiaceae

 

Look for it in disturbed areas

Rare, planted & rarely escaped to disturbed areas

Non-native: China

 


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camera icon Common Name: Orange-eye Butterflybush, Summer-lilac
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Buddleja davidii   FAMILY: Scrophulariaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Buddleja davidii   FAMILY: Buddlejaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Buddleja davidii 154-05-002   FAMILY: Loganiaceae

 

Look for it in disturbed places, such as thickets or streambanks

Rare, planted & rarely escaped to disturbed areas

Non-native: China

 


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