Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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camera icon Common Name: Alligator-weed
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Alternanthera philoxeroides
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Alternanthera philoxeroides
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Alternanthera philoxeroides 066-01-002
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Achyranthes philoxeroides

Small, white, rounded cloverlike clusters of tiny flowers are 0.5-0.7" wide, per A Field Guide for the Identification of Invasive Plants in Southern Forests.


range map need picture of flower of Alternanthera sessilis, Sessile Joyweed
camera icon Common Name: Sessile Joyweed
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Alternanthera sessilis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Alternanthera sessilis


camera icon Common Name: Japanese Chaff-flower
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Achyranthes japonica var. hachijoensis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Achyranthes japonica var. hachijoensis
LESS THAN Manual of Vascular Plants of NE US & Adjacent Canada (Gleason & Cronquist,1991) Achyranthes japonica

Inflorescences 2-4cm in flower, elongating to 21cm in fruit, per Flora of North America.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Smooth Pigweed, Smooth Amaranth, Green Amaranth, Hybrid Amaranth
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Amaranthus hybridus
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Amaranthus hybridus
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Amaranthus hybridus 066-03-002


Inflorescences moderately large, usually soft and lax, with spreading branches, per Weakley's Flora.


camera icon Common Name: Spiny Amaranth
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Amaranthus spinosus
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Amaranthus spinosus
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Amaranthus spinosus 066-03-006


Simple or compound terminal staminate spikes, usually green to silvery green, per Flora of North America.


range map need picture of flower of Amaranthus pumilus, Seabeach Amaranth, Dwarf Amaranth
speaker icon Common Name: Seabeach Amaranth, Dwarf Amaranth
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Amaranthus pumilus
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Amaranthus pumilus
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Amaranthus pumilus 066-03-009


camera icon Common Name: Southern Water-hemp, Careless
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Amaranthus australis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Amaranthus australis
GREATER THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Acnida cuspidata
GREATER THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Acnida alabamensis

This annual is alleged to reach a size of 9m tall & 30cm diameter at the base, per Weakley's Flora.


camera icon Common Name: Tropical Amaranth, Smartweed Amaranth
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Amaranthus polygonoides
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Amaranthus polygonoides
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Amaranthus polygonoides

The inflorescences are axillary, congested clusters, per Flora of North America.


range map need picture of flower of Froelichia floridana, Common Cottonweed, Florida Cottonseed
camera icon Common Name: Common Cottonweed, Florida Cottonseed
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Froelichia floridana
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Froelichia floridana var. floridana
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Froelichia floridana 066-05-001
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Froelichia floridana
LESS THAN Flora of North America Froelichia floridana

range map need picture of flower of Froelichia gracilis, Slender Cottonweed
camera icon Common Name: Slender Cottonweed
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Froelichia gracilis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Froelichia gracilis
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Froelichia gracilis 066-05-002
SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America Froelichia gracilis

range map need picture of flower of Froelichia campestris, Plains Cottonseed
Common Name: Plains Cottonseed
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Froelichia campestris
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Froelichia floridana var. campestris
LESS THAN Flora of North America Froelichia floridana

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"Our great-aunt loved the fields, the hills, cotton plants, the clear star in our evening sky, the bastard saffron blossoms and moon vines, the crimson poke, and the south wind and the fierce Southern sun, shining straight down, a hundred degrees in the shade. She watched the white drift of the plum trees, the dogwood and the yellow jessamine and jewelweeds and the wild Indian turnips. She heard the hidden song of the hermit thrush." — Ben Robertson, Red Hills and Cotton