Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Golden Club, Never-wet, Bog Torches
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Orontium aquaticum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Orontium aquaticum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Orontium aquaticum 032-02-001

An erect, conspicuous, golden-yellow clublike spadix (fleshy flower stalk), per Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Skunk Cabbage
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Symplocarpus foetidus
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Symplocarpus foetidus
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Symplocarpus foetidus 032-03-001

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Spathyema foetida


The spathe encloses a ball-like spadix with numerous tiny flowers, per Wildflowers & Plant Communities of the Southern Appalachian Mountains and Piedmont.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Green Arrow-arum, Tuckahoe
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Peltandra virginica
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Peltandra virginica
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Peltandra virginica 032-04-001

Slender club-shaped spadix enclosed in a narrow pointed green spathe, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley & the Southern Appalachians.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: White Arrow-arum, White Arum, Spoonflower
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Peltandra sagittifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Peltandra sagittifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Peltandra sagittaefolia 032-04-002

Inflorescence a spadix subtended by a flared, open, white spathe, per Guide to the Wildflowers of SC.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Green Dragon
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Arisaema dracontium
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Arisaema dracontium
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Arisaema dracontium 032-05-001

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Muricauda dracontium


Flowers at the base of a spadix with a long, sterile tip ("dragon's tail"), per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Common Jack in the Pulpit , Indian Turnip
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Arisaema triphyllum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Arisaema triphyllum ssp. triphyllum
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Arisaema triphyllum 032-05-002

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of Vascular Plants of NE US & Adjacent Canada (Gleason & Cronquist,1991) Arisaema triphyllum var. triphyllum

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Arisaema triphyllum


A solid green or purple-striped spathe (pulpit) surrounds the spadix (jack), per Wildflowers of Tennessee.


camera icon Common Name: Small Jack in the Pulpit
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Arisaema pusillum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Arisaema triphyllum ssp. pusillum
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Arisaema triphyllum 032-05-002?

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of Vascular Plants of NE US & Adjacent Canada (Gleason & Cronquist,1991) Arisaema triphyllum var. pusillum

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Arisaema pusillum


Spathe flange 1-3mm broad, hood solid green or solid purple, apex acute, per Weakley's Flora.


camera icon Common Name: Southern Jack in the Pulpit, Preacher John, Prester-John
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Arisaema quinatum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Arisaema triphyllum ssp. quinatum
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Arisaema triphyllum 032-05-002?

LESS THAN Biosystematics of the Arisaema triphyllum complex (Treiber, 1980) Arisaema triphyllum ssp. pusillum

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Arisaema quinatum


Spathe flange 2-9mm broad; hood green, obtuse to abruptly acute, per Weakley's Flora.


camera icon Common Name: Bog Jack in the Pulpit, Northern Jack in the Pulpit
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Arisaema stewardsonii
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Arisaema triphyllum ssp. stewardsonii
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Arisaema triphyllum 032-05-002?

LESS THAN Flora of North America Arisaema triphyllum

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of Vascular Plants of NE US & Adjacent Canada (Gleason & Cronquist,1991) Arisaema triphyllum var. triphyllum


Spathe flange 1-3mm broad; spathe hood green with white or purple stripes, per Weakley's Flora.


range map need picture of flower of Arisaema acuminatum, Florida Jack in the Pulpit
Common Name: Florida Jack in the Pulpit
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Arisaema acuminatum
LESS THAN PLANTS National Database: Arisaema triphyllum ssp. triphyllum
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Arisaema triphyllum 032-05-002?

SYNONYMOUS WITH Keys to the flora of Florida, Arisaema (Araceae) (Ward, 2012) Arisaema triphyllum var. acuminatum

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Arisaema acuminatum


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Water Lettuce
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Pistia stratiotes
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Pistia stratiotes

A whorl of male flowers tops a short stalk with a single female at its base, per Invasive Plants, Guide to Identification, Impacts and Control.


camera icon Common Name: Chinese Green Dragon, Pinellia
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) -

Flora of China Pinellia pedatisecta


Spathe slightly convolute at base, not constricted between tube and limb, per Flora of China.


camera icon Common Name: Green Dragon, Pinellia, Voodoo Lily
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) -

Flora of China Pinellia tripartita


Spadix has a 7-10" whip-like extension which emerges upward from the spathe, per www.missouribotanicalgarden.org.


range map need picture of flower of Arum italicum ssp. italicum, Italian Arum, Italian Lords and Ladies
camera icon Common Name: Italian Arum, Italian Lords and Ladies
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Arum italicum ssp. italicum
(?) PLANTS National Database: Arum italicum

LESS THAN Flora of North America Arum italicum


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Elephant's Ear, Taro, Dasheen
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Colocasia esculenta
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Colocasia esculenta

GREATER THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Colocasia antiquorum


Tiny flowers on a fleshy stalk (spadix) covered by a yellow hood (spathe), per Invasive Plants, Guide to Identification, Impacts and Control.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Pinellia, Crow-dipper
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Pinellia ternata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Pinellia ternata

(?) SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of China Pinellia ternata


Spadix fused to the spathe (vs. spadix free from the spathe in Arisaema), per Weakley's Flora.


range map need picture of flower of Xanthosoma sagittifolium, Arrowleaf Elephant Ear, Malanga
Common Name: Arrowleaf Elephant Ear, Malanga
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Xanthosoma sagittifolium
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Xanthosoma sagittifolium

SYNONYMOUS WITH Guide to the Vascular Plants of Florida (Wunderlin & Hansen, 2011) Xanthosoma sagittifolium

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC ERROR) Aquatic & Wetland Plants of Southeastern US (Godfrey & Wooten, 1979 & 1981) Xanthosma sagittifolium


range map need picture of flower of Spirodela polyrrhiza, Greater Duckweed, Duckmeat, Minnow-fole, Giant Duckweed
camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Greater Duckweed, Duckmeat, Minnow-fole, Giant Duckweed
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Spirodela polyrrhiza
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Spirodela polyrrhiza
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Spirodela polyrrhiza 033-01-002

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Spirodela polyrhiza


map not available need picture of flower of Lemna spp., Small Duckweed
camera icon Common Name: Small Duckweed
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Lemna spp.
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Lemna spp. 033-02-000

range map need picture of flower of Lemna perpusilla, Tiny Duckweed, Small Duckweed
speaker icon Common Name: Tiny Duckweed, Small Duckweed
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Lemna perpusilla
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lemna perpusilla
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Lemna perpusilla 033-02-002

range map need picture of flower of Wolffia spp., Watermeal
camera icon Common Name: Watermeal
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Wolffia spp.
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Wolffia spp.
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Wolffia spp. 033-03-000

range map need picture of flower of Wolffia columbiana, Colombian Watermeal
Common Name: Colombian Watermeal
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Wolffia columbiana
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Wolffia columbiana
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Wolffia columbiana 033-03-001

range map need picture of flower of Wolffiella gladiata, Bog-mat, Mud-midgets
Common Name: Bog-mat, Mud-midgets
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Wolffiella gladiata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Wolffiella gladiata
GREATER THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Wolffiella floridana 033-04-001

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"Beginners sometimes mistake a divided leaf for a branch. The leaflets of a divided leaf all lie in the same plane, so that the whole leaf forms a flat surface; also, all... look alike. Branches of the same plant, on the other hand, vary greatly in size and appearance; the leaves normally face in different directions and will therefore not lie flat. Branches also bear flower and leaf buds, which leaves never do." — Lawrence Newcomb, Newcomb's Wildflower Guide