Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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Your search found 32 taxa.

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

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camera icon Common Name: American Bluehearts, Prairie Bluehearts, Plains Bluehearts
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Buchnera americana
INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Buchnera americana
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Buchnera americana 166-21-001

 

Look for it in dry (seasonally moist) rocky, gravelly, or clayey soil of limestone glades, galdes over mafic rock (such as diabase, gabbro, etc.), wet meadows, sandy roadsides

Rare

Native to North Carolina & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Savanna Bluehearts, Florida Bluehearts, Buchnera
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Buchnera floridana
INCLUDING & INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Buchnera americana
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Buchnera floridana 166-21-002

 

Look for it in pine savannas, flatwoods, seepage bogs, sandy roadsides

Uncommon

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Asiatic Witchweed
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Striga asiatica
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Striga asiatica
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Striga lutea 166-22-001

 

Look for it in cultivated fields, parasitic on the roots of corn & other grasses

Rare. A serious weed, targeted for eradication since it arrived here in the 50s.

Non-native: Old World

 


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camera icon Common Name: Senna Seymeria, Yaupon Black-senna
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Seymeria cassioides
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Seymeria cassioides
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Seymeria cassioides 166-23-001

 

Look for it in dry to moist pinelands, wet pine savannas, sandhills, other dry woodlands

Common in Coastal Plain (rare in Piedmont & Mountains)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Seymeria
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Seymeria pectinata +
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Seymeria pectinata +
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Seymeria pectinata 166-23-002

 

Look for it in dry dry pinelands, sandhills

Native to Carolinas & Georgia (ssp. pectinata), to Florida (ssp. peninsularis)

 


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speaker icon Common Name: Fernleaf False Foxglove, Annual Oak-leach, Fernleaf Yellow False Foxglove
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Aureolaria pedicularia
INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Aureolaria pedicularia +
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Aureolaria pedicularia 166-24-001

 

Look for it in oak forests & woodlands

Common (rare in GA)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Southern Oak-leach, Sticky False Foxglove, Combleaf Yellow False Foxglove
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Aureolaria pectinata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Aureolaria pectinata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Aureolaria pectinata 166-24-002

 

Look for it in turkey oak sandhills, other dry oak forests & woodlands

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Downy False Foxglove, Downy Oak-leach, Virginia Oak-leach, Downy Yellow False Foxglove
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Aureolaria virginica
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Aureolaria virginica
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Aureolaria virginica 166-24-003

 

Look for it in oak forests & woodlands

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Appalachian Oak-leach, Smooth False Foxglove, Entireleaf Yellow False Foxglove
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Aureolaria levigata
SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) PLANTS National Database: Aureolaria laevigata
SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Aureolaria laevigata 166-24-004

 

Look for it in oak forests and woodlands

Common in Mountains, uncommon in Piedmont, rare in Coastal Plain

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Smooth False Foxglove, Eastern Smooth Oak-leach, Smooth Yellow False Foxglove
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Aureolaria flava
INCLUDING & INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Aureolaria flava var. flava
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Aureolaria flava 166-24-005

 

Look for it in oak forests & woodlands

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Cumberland Oak-leach, Spreading Yellow False Foxglove
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Aureolaria patula
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Aureolaria patula

 

Look for it in rich alluvial forests

Rare

Native to Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Gerardia, Flaxleaf False Foxglove
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Agalinis linifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Agalinis linifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Agalinis linifolia 166-25-001

 

Look for it in Coastal Plain depression ponds, cypress savannas, wet pine savannas

Uncommon

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Seaside Gerardia, Saltmarsh False Foxglove
Weakley's Flora: (6/30/18) Agalinis maritima +
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Agalinis maritima +
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Agalinis maritima 166-25-002

 

Look for it in tidal marshes

Uncommon

Depending on variety, native to the Carolinas & Georgia or only to NC

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Purple Gerardia, Purple False Foxglove
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Agalinis purpurea
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Agalinis purpurea
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Agalinis purpurea 166-25-003

 

Look for it in woodlands, on roadsides, in a wide variety of open habitats

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Gerardia, Pine-barren False Foxglove, beach false foxglove
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Agalinis virgata
INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Agalinis fasciculata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Agalinis virgata 166-25-004

 

Look for it in pine savannas

Rare

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Gerardia, Beach False Foxglove
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Agalinis fasciculata
INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Agalinis fasciculata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Agalinis fasciculata 166-25-005

 

Look for it in sandhills, pine savannas, disturbed sandy areas, roadsides

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Scaleleaf Gerardia, Scaleleaf Agalinis, Scaleleaf False Foxglove
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Agalinis aphylla
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Agalinis aphylla
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Agalinis aphylla 166-25-006

 

Look for it in wet pine savannas

Rare in GA-NC-SC

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Sandhills Gerardia, Threadleaf Gerardia, Threadleaf False Foxglove
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Agalinis setacea
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Agalinis setacea
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Agalinis setacea 166-25-007

 

Look for it in sandhills, other dry forests and openings

Common (uncommon in Mountains, rare in GA Mtns & Piedmont)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Slender Gerardia, Thin-leaved Agalinis, Slenderleaf Agalinis, Slender False Foxglove
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Agalinis tenuifolia
INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Agalinis tenuifolia var. tenuifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Agalinis tenuifolia 166-25-008

 

Look for it on wooded slopes, savannas, granitic outcrops, roadsides, other dry habitats

Common (rare in Coastal Plain)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Ten-lobe False Foxglove, Gerardia, Bluntleaf False Foxglove
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Agalinis obtusifolia
INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Agalinis obtusifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Agalinis obtusifolia 166-25-009

 

Look for it in pine savannas, wet pine flatwoods, sandhill seeps, disturbed areas

Uncommon

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Gattinger's Agalinis, Midwestern Agalinis
Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Agalinis gattingeri
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Agalinis gattingeri

 

Look for it in barrens, glades, outcrops, woodlands

Rare

Native to Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Mullein Foxglove
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Dasistoma macrophylla
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Dasistoma macrophylla
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Dasistoma macrophylla 166-26-001

 

Look for it in xeric to dry-mesic woodlands and bluffs, riverbanks, over limestone or diabase

Rare, endemic to southeastern North America

Native to South Carolina & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: American Chaffseed
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Schwalbea americana
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Schwalbea americana
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Schwalbea americana 166-27-001

 

Look for it in savannas, sandhill-pocosin ecotones (in the uphill portions), mesic loamy-soil slopes or swales in sandhill longleaf pine woodlands, fire-maintained interior woodlands and barrens

Rare

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Eastern Indian Paintbrush, Scarlet Indian Paintbrush
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Castilleja coccinea
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Castilleja coccinea
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Castilleja coccinea 166-28-001

 

Look for it in woodlands, fens, barrens, rock outcrops, meadows, wet pastures, grassy openings, usually over mafic rocks

Uncommon in NC Mtns & Piedmont, rare elsewhere in our area

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Wood Betony, Eastern Lousewort, Fernleaf, Canadian Lousewort
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Pedicularis canadensis
INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Pedicularis canadensis ssp. canadensis
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Pedicularis canadensis 166-29-001

 

Look for it in moist to dry forests & woodlands, streambanks

Common (uncommon to rare in Coastal Plain)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Swamp Lousewort
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Pedicularis lanceolata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Pedicularis lanceolata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Pedicularis lanceolata 166-29-002

 

Look for it in springheads and swampy areas, over calcareous, mafic, or ultramafic rocks

Rare

Native to North Carolina & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Cow-wheat
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Melampyrum lineare
INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Melampyrum lineare var. latifolium
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Melampyrum lineare 166-30-001

 

Look for it in dry rocky or sandy soils, including ridgetop woodlands, heath balds, sandy areas in the Coastal Plain from e. VA northwards, and in thin soils around rock outcrops (especially on granitic domes in the Blue Ridge south of the Asheville Basin)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Beechdrops
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Epifagus virginiana
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Epifagus virginiana
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Epifagus virginiana 169-01-001

 

Look for it in moist to rather dry forests under Fagus grandifolia

Common (uncommon in GA Coastal Plain)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Squawroot, Bearcorn
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Conopholis americana
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Conopholis americana
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Conopholis americana 169-02-001

 

Look for it in rich moist forests, under Quercus species

Common in Mountains, uncommon or rare elsewhere

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: One-flowered Cancer-root, One-flowered Broomrape
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Aphyllon uniflorum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Orobanche uniflora
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Orobanche uniflora 169-03-001

 

Look for it in a wide diversity of forests

Uncommon in NC (but common in NC Mtns), rare in GA-SC (but uncommon in GA Mtns)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Lesser Broomrape, Small Broomrape
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Orobanche minor
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Orobanche minor
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Orobanche minor 169-03-002

 

Look for it on mesic hammocks, in cultivated fields, parasitic on various hosts, especially Trifolium, Nicotiana tabacum, and Solanum lycopersicum

Rare

Non-native: Eurasia

 


drawing of Phelipanche ramosa, Branching Broomrape, Hemp Broomrape, Branched Broomrape need picture of leaf or frond of Phelipanche ramosa, Branching Broomrape, Hemp Broomrape, Branched Broomrape need picture of flower of Phelipanche ramosa, Branching Broomrape, Hemp Broomrape, Branched Broomrape need picture of sepals or involucral bracts of Phelipanche ramosa, Branching Broomrape, Hemp Broomrape, Branched Broomrape need picture of fruit of Phelipanche ramosa, Branching Broomrape, Hemp Broomrape, Branched Broomrape
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Common Name: Branching Broomrape, Hemp Broomrape, Branched Broomrape
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Phelipanche ramosa
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Orobanche ramosa

 

Look for it in disturbed areas

Waif(s)

Non-native: Asia

 


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Hay-scented Fern: "The very scent of it, if you have a decayed frond in your chamber, will take you far up country in a twinkling. You would think you had gone after the cows there, or were lost on the mountains." — Henry David Thoreau