OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

Your search found 15 taxa in the family Apocynaceae, Dogbane family, as understood by PLANTS National Database.

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Eastern Bluestar, Blue Dogbane, Wideleaf Bluestar

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Amsonia tabernaemontana   FAMILY: Apocynaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Amsonia tabernaemontana var. tabernaemontana   FAMILY: Apocynaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Amsonia tabernaemontana var. tabernaemontana 156-01-001   FAMILY: Apocynaceae

 

Habitat: Floodplain forests, moist, rich slope forests

Common (uncommon in Mountains)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Sandhill Bluestar, Fringed Bluestar

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Amsonia ciliata   FAMILY: Apocynaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Amsonia ciliata var. ciliata   FAMILY: Apocynaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Amsonia ciliata 156-01-002   FAMILY: Apocynaceae

 

Habitat: Longleaf pine sandhills, other dry woodlands and openings

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

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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speaker icon Common Name: Swamp Bluestar, Ozark Bluestar, Shining Bluestar

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Amsonia illustris   FAMILY: Apocynaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Amsonia illustris   FAMILY: Apocynaceae

 

Habitat: Gravel bars along streams, glades and upland woodlands

Native: south central US

 


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speaker icon Common Name: Louisiana Bluestar

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Amsonia ludoviciana   FAMILY: Apocynaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Amsonia ludoviciana   FAMILY: Apocynaceae

 

Habitat: Mesic forests and woodlands

Native: endemic to Louisiana, Mississippi, east Texas (so far as is known)

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Stiff Bluestar, Pond Bluestar, Marsh Bluestar

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Amsonia rigida   FAMILY: Apocynaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Amsonia rigida   FAMILY: Apocynaceae

 

Habitat: Seasonally flooded depression wetlands and moist pinelands

Uncommon in GA, rare elsewhere

Native to Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Climbing Dogbane

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Thyrsanthella difformis   FAMILY: Apocynaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Trachelospermum difforme   FAMILY: Apocynaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Trachelospermum difforme 156-02-001   FAMILY: Apocynaceae

 

Habitat: Dry-mesic to mesic upland forests and woodlands, bottomland and riparian forests, moist prairies, flatwoods, swamps, marshes, old fields, roadsides

Common (rare in Mountains)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Confederate Jasmine, Star Jasmine

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Trachelospermum jasminoides   FAMILY: Apocynaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Trachelospermum jasminoides   FAMILY: Apocynaceae

 

Habitat: Disturbed areas

Waif(s)

Non-native: southeast Asia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Indian-hemp, Hemp Dogbane, Marion's Weed

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Apocynum cannabinum   FAMILY: Apocynaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Apocynum cannabinum   FAMILY: Apocynaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Apocynum cannabinum 156-03-001   FAMILY: Apocynaceae

 

Habitat: Forests, woodlands, roadsides, pastures

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Intermediate Dogbane

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Apocynum floribundum   FAMILY: Apocynaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Apocynum ×floribundum [androsaemifolium × cannabinum]   FAMILY: Apocynaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Apocynum medium 156-03-002   FAMILY: Apocynaceae

 

Habitat: Forests, woodlands, roadsides, pastures

Uncommon in NC, rare in SC

Native to the Carolinas

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Spreading Dogbane

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Apocynum androsaemifolium   FAMILY: Apocynaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Apocynum androsaemifolium   FAMILY: Apocynaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Apocynum androsaemifolium 156-03-003   FAMILY: Apocynaceae

 

Habitat: Forests, woodlands, prairies, flood-scour, roadsides, pastures

Common in NC Mountains, uncommon in GA Mountains (rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Common Periwinkle, Myrtle Vinca

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Vinca minor   FAMILY: Apocynaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Vinca minor   FAMILY: Apocynaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Vinca minor 156-04-001   FAMILY: Apocynaceae

 

Habitat: Disturbed areas, around old house sites and especially old cemeteries, persistent and spreading from cultivation

Common (rare in Coastal Plain)

Non-native: Europe

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Bigleaf Periwinkle, Greater Periwinkle

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Vinca major   FAMILY: Apocynaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Vinca major   FAMILY: Apocynaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Vinca major 156-04-002   FAMILY: Apocynaceae

 

Habitat: Disturbed areas, suburban woodlands, around old house sites, persistent and spreading from cultivation

Uncommon

Non-native: Europe

 


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camera icon Common Name: Madagascar Periwinkle, Rosy-periwinkle, Cayenne Jasmine

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Catharanthus roseus   FAMILY: Apocynaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Catharanthus roseus   FAMILY: Apocynaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Vinca rosea 156-04-003   FAMILY: Apocynaceae

 

Habitat: Disturbed areas, northwards only persistent after cultivation or as a waif or "throw-out" after cultivation

Waif(s)

Non-native: Madagascar

 


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camera icon Common Name: Wild Allamanda, Hammock Viper's-tail

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Pentalinon luteum   FAMILY: Apocynaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Pentalinon luteum   FAMILY: Apocynaceae

 

Habitat: Mangrove swamps, tropical hammocks

Native: Florida

 


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camera icon Common Name: Oleander

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Nerium oleander   FAMILY: Apocynaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Nerium oleander   FAMILY: Apocynaceae

 

Habitat: Frequently cultivated, especially on barrier islands (because of its salt resistance), sometimes persistent or weakly naturalizing

Rare

Non-native: Mediterranean Europe

 


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