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

Your search found 2 taxa in the family Calycanthaceae, Strawberry Shrub family, as understood by Weakley's Flora.


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Sweetshrub, Carolina Allspice, Strawberry-shrub

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Calycanthus floridus   FAMILY: Calycanthaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Calycanthus floridus var. glaucus   FAMILY: Calycanthaceae

INCLUDING Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Calycanthus floridus var. laevigatus 083-01-001b   FAMILY: Calycanthaceae


Habitat: Mesic to dry-mesic forests and streambanks; in the East Gulf Coastal plain in dry-mesic beech-magnolia bluff forests and lower slopes of sandhills

Common (uncommon in Coastal Plain of GA & SC) (rare in NC Coastal Plain)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia


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camera icon Common Name: Wintersweet

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Chimonanthus praecox   FAMILY: Calycanthaceae


Habitat: Suburban woodlands, persistent or weakly spreading from horticultural use

Non-native: east Asia


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"The following chronological synopsis of flora accounts of Microstegium is perhaps instructive: not treated by Small (1933), 'local' (Fernald 1950), 'rarely introduced and possibly not established' (Gleason & Cronquist 1952), 'sporadically naturalized' (Godfrey & Wooten 1979), 'a rapidly spreading pernicious invader on moist ground, too common' (Wofford 1989)... This species has become a very serious pest, now ranking as one of the most destructive introduced plants in our area, forming extensive and dense patches, sprawling over and eliminating nearly all other herbaceous plants. Eradication is very difficult, and considering its obvious colonizing abilities, only temporary." — Alan Weakley, Weakley's Flora