OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

Your search found 6 taxa in the family Hamamelidaceae, Witch Hazel family, as understood by Weakley's Flora.

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Northern Witch-hazel

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Hamamelis virginiana var. virginiana   FAMILY: Hamamelidaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Hamamelis virginiana   FAMILY: Hamamelidaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Hamamelis virginiana 095-02-001   FAMILY: Hamamelidaceae

 

Habitat: Moist to dryish forests

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Small-leaved Witch-hazel

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Hamamelis virginiana var. henryae   FAMILY: Hamamelidaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Hamamelis virginiana   FAMILY: Hamamelidaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Hamamelis virginiana 095-02-001?   FAMILY: Hamamelidaceae

 

Habitat: Longleaf pine sandhill margins, xeric hammocks, streamheads

Uncommon in GA, rare in SC

Native to South Carolina & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Ozark Witch-hazel, Vernal Witch-hazel, Springtime Witch-hazel

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Hamamelis vernalis   FAMILY: Hamamelidaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hamamelis vernalis   FAMILY: Hamamelidaceae

 

Habitat: Stream banks, open riparian forests, gravel bars, river scour; also lower slopes adjacent to these habitats

Native: south central US

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Coastal Witch-alder, Pocosin Witch-alder, Dwarf Witch-alder, Fothergilla

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Fothergilla gardenii   FAMILY: Hamamelidaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Fothergilla gardenii   FAMILY: Hamamelidaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Fothergilla gardenii 095-03-001   FAMILY: Hamamelidaceae

 

Habitat: Wet savannas, pocosins, and margins of pocosins, and pitcherplant bogs

Uncommon (rare in GA)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Kearney's Witch-alder

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Fothergilla parvifolia   FAMILY: Hamamelidaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Fothergilla gardenii   FAMILY: Hamamelidaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Fothergilla gardenii 095-03-001?   FAMILY: Hamamelidaceae

 

Habitat: Wet savannas, pocosins, and margins of pocosins, and pitcherplant bogs

Rare

Native to South Carolina & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Large Witch-alder, Mountain Witch-alder, Fothergilla

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Fothergilla major   FAMILY: Hamamelidaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Fothergilla major   FAMILY: Hamamelidaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Fothergilla major 095-03-002   FAMILY: Hamamelidaceae

 

Habitat: Dry ridgetop forests of middle elevation ridges in the mountains, especially along the Blue Ridge Escarpment, summits and upper slopes of Piedmont monadnocks, north-facing bluffs and along small streams in the lower Piedmont

Uncommon in NC Mountains (rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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