OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

Your search found 5 taxa in the family Santalaceae, Sandalwood family, as understood by Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

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camera icon Common Name: Eastern Bastard-toadflax, Eastern Comandra, Star-toadflax

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Comandra umbellata var. umbellata   FAMILY: Santalaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Comandra umbellata ssp. umbellata   FAMILY: Santalaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Comandra umbellata 060-01-001   FAMILY: Santalaceae

 

Habitat: Dry forests and woodlands, woodland borders, glades, usually in acidic soils and most common in oak/heath forests

Common in Carolina Mountains & Carolina Piedmont, uncommon in Carolina Coastal Plain (rare in GA)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Nestronia, Conjurer's-nut, Leechbush, Indian-olive

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Nestronia umbellula   FAMILY: Santalaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Nestronia umbellula   FAMILY: Santalaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Nestronia umbellula 060-02-001   FAMILY: Santalaceae

 

Habitat: Relatively mesic sites in sandhills in the upper Coastal Plain, mesic to dry Piedmont and montane oak forests

Rare

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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speaker icon Common Name: Buckleya, Piratebush

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Buckleya distichophylla   FAMILY: Santalaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Buckleya distichophylla   FAMILY: Santalaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Buckleya distichophylla 060-03-001   FAMILY: Santalaceae

 

Habitat: Dry or rocky bluffs and slopes, usually with pines or hemlock, and most common in scrubby pine-oak/heath woodlands, also rich woods and stream banks

Rare in NC Mountains

Native to North Carolina

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Buffalo-nut, Oil-nut

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Pyrularia pubera   FAMILY: Santalaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Pyrularia pubera   FAMILY: Santalaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Pyrularia pubera 060-04-001   FAMILY: Santalaceae

 

Habitat: Mesic to dry forests, over a wide range of substrates

Common in Mountains & NC Piedmont, uncommon to rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Tallow-wood, Hog-plum

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Ximenia americana   FAMILY: Olacaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ximenia americana   FAMILY: Olacaceae

 

Habitat: Hammocks, pine flatwoods, Florida scrub, coastal berms

Native to Florida

 


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"Come back to these same plants to observe how they change through the growing season. Notice how the seeds form, who pollinates the plant, what bugs or animals live on or eat the plant, how the plant looks at dusk, at dawn, after a rain, during drought. Watch." — Joyce A. Wardwell, The Herbal Home Remedy Book