OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

Your search found 10 taxa in the family Agavaceae, Agave family, as understood by Weakley's Flora.

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Spanish Dagger, Aloe Yucca

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Yucca aloifolia   FAMILY: Agavaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Yucca aloifolia   FAMILY: Agavaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Yucca aloifolia 041-12-001   FAMILY: Liliaceae

 

Look for it on dunes

Uncommon

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Mound-lily Yucca, Spanish Bayonet

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Yucca gloriosa   FAMILY: Agavaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Yucca gloriosa   FAMILY: Agavaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Yucca gloriosa 041-12-002   FAMILY: Liliaceae

 

Look for it on dunes, shell middens, also regularly cultivated and often persistent or weakly escaped around old homesites inland

Uncommon in GA & SC, rare elsewhere, endemic to Southeastern Coastal Plain

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Beargrass, Spoonleaf Yucca, Curlyleaf Yucca, Adam's Needle

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Yucca filamentosa   FAMILY: Agavaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Yucca filamentosa   FAMILY: Agavaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Yucca filamentosa var. filamentosa 041-12-003a   FAMILY: Liliaceae

 

Look for it in woodlands, forests, dunes, roadsides, disturbed areas

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Weakleaf Yucca, Adam's Needle

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Yucca flaccida   FAMILY: Agavaceae

(?) PLANTS National Database: Yucca flaccida   FAMILY: Agavaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Yucca filamentosa var. smalliana 041-12-003b   FAMILY: Liliaceae

 

Look for it in thin soils around rock outcrops, woodlands, roadsides, disturbed areas

Uncommon (rare north of GA)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Wild Hyacinth, Eastern Camas Lily, Quamash Lily

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Camassia scilloides   FAMILY: Agavaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Camassia scilloides   FAMILY: Liliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Camassia scilloides 041-27-001   FAMILY: Liliaceae

 

Look for it in moist forests, over circumneutral soils, in GA on limestone, in NC on slopes & natural levees along the Roanoke River, in SC over gabbro

Rare disjuncts in GA-NC-SC

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Yellow Sunnybell

Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Schoenolirion croceum   FAMILY: Agavaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Schoenolirion croceum   FAMILY: Liliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Schoenolirion croceum 041-29-001   FAMILY: Liliaceae

 

Look for it in wet pine savannas, bogs, seepage slopes, seepages on granite flatrocks

Uncommon in GA Piedmont, rare elsewhere, an endemic

Native to Georgia, South Carolina, & apparently North Carolina

 


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camera icon Common Name: White Sunnybell

Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Schoenolirion albiflorum   FAMILY: Agavaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Schoenolirion albiflorum   FAMILY: Liliaceae

 

Look for it in wet pinelands, cypress depressions, Hypericum depressions, wet hammocks

Rare in GA

Native to Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Texas Sunnybell

Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Schoenolirion wrightii   FAMILY: Agavaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Schoenolirion wrightii   FAMILY: Liliaceae

 

Look for it in saline prairies, seepage over sandstone, Catahoula barrens

Rare

Native to Alabama

 


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Common Name: Blue Plantain-lily

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Hosta ventricosa   FAMILY: Agavaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hosta ventricosa   FAMILY: Liliaceae

 

Look for it . It is widely planted as a shade ornamental and rarely persistent

Rare

Non-native: China

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Eastern Agave, Eastern False Aloe, Rattlesnake-master, American Aloe

Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Agave virginica   FAMILY: Agavaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Manfreda virginica   FAMILY: Agavaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Agave virginica 044-08-001   FAMILY: Amaryllidaceae

 

Look for it on granite flatrocks, diabase glades, limestone and dolomite barrens and glades, xeric woodlands over mafic or calcareous rocks, sandhill woodlands, dry roadbanks

Uncommon in GA-SC, rare in NC

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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