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 Loganiaceae, Logania family, as understood by PLANTS National Database.

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Carolina Jessamine, Yellow Jessamine

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Gelsemium sempervirens   FAMILY: Gelsemiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Gelsemium sempervirens   FAMILY: Loganiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Gelsemium sempervirens 154-01-001   FAMILY: Loganiaceae

 

Habitat: In a wide range of habitats, from swamp forests to dry uplands and thickets, also commonly planted as an ornamental

Common (uncommon in Mountains of GA & SC) (rare in Mountains of NC)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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speaker icon Common Name: Swamp Jessamine

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Gelsemium rankinii   FAMILY: Gelsemiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Gelsemium rankinii   FAMILY: Loganiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Gelsemium rankinii 154-01-002   FAMILY: Loganiaceae

 

Habitat: Swamps of blackwater rivers

Common in GA Coastal Plain (uncommon in Carolinas)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Indian-pink, Woodland Pinkroot, Wormgrass

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Spigelia marilandica   FAMILY: Loganiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Spigelia marilandica   FAMILY: Loganiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Spigelia marilandica 154-02-001   FAMILY: Loganiaceae

 

Habitat: Moist to dry woodlands and forests, usually on circumneutral soils

Common (rare in NC)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Small-leaved Miterwort, Swamp Hornpod

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Mitreola sessilifolia   FAMILY: Loganiaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Mitreola sessilifolia   FAMILY: Loganiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Cynoctonum sessilifolium 154-03-001   FAMILY: Loganiaceae

 

Habitat: Wet pine savannas, pocosins, ditches, margins of limesink depressions (dolines)

Common in Coastal Plain (rare in Piedmont)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Narrow-leaved Miterwort

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Mitreola angustifolia   FAMILY: Loganiaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Mitreola sessilifolia   FAMILY: Loganiaceae

 

Habitat: Clay-based Carolina bays, other Coastal Plain depressional wetlands

Rare

Native to South Carolina & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Caribbean Miterwort, Lax Hornpod

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Mitreola petiolata   FAMILY: Loganiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Mitreola petiolata   FAMILY: Loganiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Cynoctonum mitreola 154-03-002   FAMILY: Loganiaceae

 

Habitat: Swamps, marshes, ditches, seepage areas on calcareous glades, other wet habitats

Common in GA Coastal Plain, uncommon in Carolina Coastal Plain (rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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