OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

Your search found 20 taxa in the family Aristolochiaceae, Birthwort family, as understood by PLANTS National Database.

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Dutchman's Pipe, Pipevine

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Isotrema macrophyllum   FAMILY: Aristolochiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Aristolochia macrophylla   FAMILY: Aristolochiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Aristolochia macrophylla 062-01-001   FAMILY: Aristolochiaceae

 

Habitat: Cove forests and other mesic mountain forests

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Turpentine-root, Virginia Snakeroot, Serpent Birthwort

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Endodeca serpentaria   FAMILY: Aristolochiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Aristolochia serpentaria   FAMILY: Aristolochiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Aristolochia serpentaria 062-01-002   FAMILY: Aristolochiaceae

 

Habitat: Dry to mesic forests, perhaps more restricted to mesic situations over acidic substrate, ranging into drier situations over calcareous or mafic substrates

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Woolly Pipevine, Woolly Dutchman's Pipe

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Isotrema tomentosum   FAMILY: Aristolochiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Aristolochia tomentosa   FAMILY: Aristolochiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Aristolochia tomentosa 062-01-003?   FAMILY: Aristolochiaceae

 

Habitat: Bottomland and riparian forests, stream and river banks, disturbed areas

Native to Georgia, naturalized in NC, native(?) or naturalized(?) in SC

 


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Common Name: Elegant Dutchman's Pipe, Calico Flower

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Aristolochia elegans   FAMILY: Aristolochiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Aristolochia elegans   FAMILY: Aristolochiaceae

 

Habitat: Disturbed areas

Non-native: Brazil

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Canada Wild Ginger

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Asarum canadense   FAMILY: Aristolochiaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Asarum canadense   FAMILY: Aristolochiaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Asarum canadense 062-02-001   FAMILY: Aristolochiaceae

 

Habitat: Rich deciduous forests in circumneutral soils

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Acuminate Wild Ginger

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Asarum acuminatum   FAMILY: Aristolochiaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Asarum canadense   FAMILY: Aristolochiaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Asarum canadense 062-02-001?   FAMILY: Aristolochiaceae

 

Habitat: Rich deciduous forests

Native to North Carolina

 


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camera icon Common Name: Reflexed Wild Ginger

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Asarum reflexum   FAMILY: Aristolochiaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Asarum canadense   FAMILY: Aristolochiaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Asarum canadense 062-02-001?   FAMILY: Aristolochiaceae

 

Habitat: Rich deciduous forests in circumneutral soils

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Little Brown Jug, Arrowhead Heartleaf, Arrowleaf Heartleaf, Pigs

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Hexastylis arifolia   FAMILY: Aristolochiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hexastylis arifolia var. arifolia   FAMILY: Aristolochiaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Hexastylis arifolia 062-03-001   FAMILY: Aristolochiaceae

 

Habitat: In a wide variety of dry to mesic forests

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Gulf Little Brown Jug

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Hexastylis callifolia   FAMILY: Aristolochiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hexastylis arifolia var. callifolia   FAMILY: Aristolochiaceae

 

Habitat: Mesic forests

Rare

Native to Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Appalachian Little Brown Jug

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Hexastylis ruthii   FAMILY: Aristolochiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hexastylis arifolia var. ruthii   FAMILY: Aristolochiaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Hexastylis arifolia 062-03-001?   FAMILY: Aristolochiaceae

 

Habitat: Upland acidic forests, ultramafic outcrop barrens, calcareous forests

Uncommon (rare in Piedmont) (rare in SC), endemic to Southern Appalachians

Native to North Carolina & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Dwarf-flower Heartleaf

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Hexastylis naniflora   FAMILY: Aristolochiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hexastylis naniflora   FAMILY: Aristolochiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Hexastylis naniflora 062-03-002   FAMILY: Aristolochiaceae

 

Habitat: In mesic to dry, acidic, sandy loam on bluffs, ravines, slopes, and ridges in deciduous forests, frequently associated with Kalmia latifolia

Native to the Carolinas

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Virginia Heartleaf, Virginia Ginger

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Hexastylis virginica   FAMILY: Aristolochiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hexastylis virginica   FAMILY: Aristolochiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Hexastylis virginica 062-03-003   FAMILY: Aristolochiaceae

 

Habitat: Upland forests

Native to North Carolina & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: French Broad Heartleaf, Carolina Heartleaf

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Hexastylis rhombiformis   FAMILY: Aristolochiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hexastylis rhombiformis   FAMILY: Aristolochiaceae

 

Habitat: In deciduous forests on sandy river bluffs or in ravines with Kalmia latifolia and Rhododendron maximum

Native to the Carolinas

 


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camera icon Common Name: Mountain Heartleaf

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Hexastylis contracta   FAMILY: Aristolochiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hexastylis contracta   FAMILY: Aristolochiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Hexastylis contracta 062-03-004   FAMILY: Aristolochiaceae

 

Habitat: On acidic soils in deciduous forests with Kalmia latifolia and Rhododendron maximum

Native to North Carolina

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Little Heartleaf, Small Heartleaf Ginger

Weakley's Flora: (4/13/22) Hexastylis minor   FAMILY: Aristolochiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hexastylis minor   FAMILY: Aristolochiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Hexastylis minor 062-03-005   FAMILY: Aristolochiaceae

 

Habitat: Upland or moist forests

Common in NC Piedmont, uncommon in SC Piedmont, rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC

Native to the Carolinas

 


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camera icon Common Name: Sandhills Heartleaf, Streamhead Heartleaf

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Hexastylis sorriei   FAMILY: Aristolochiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hexastylis sorriei   FAMILY: Aristolochiaceae

 

Habitat: Seepage bogs, pocosins, typically in association with Osmundastrum cinnamomeum, Sarracenia rubra, and Sphagnum spp

Native to the Carolinas

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Heartleaf Ginger, Variable-leaf Heartleaf, Wild Ginger

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Hexastylis heterophylla   FAMILY: Aristolochiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hexastylis heterophylla   FAMILY: Aristolochiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Hexastylis heterophylla 062-03-006   FAMILY: Aristolochiaceae

 

Habitat: Slopes and bluffs in xeric to mesic forests, usually associated with Kalmia latifolia

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Lewis's Heartleaf

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Hexastylis lewisii   FAMILY: Aristolochiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hexastylis lewisii   FAMILY: Aristolochiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Hexastylis lewisii 062-03-007   FAMILY: Aristolochiaceae

 

Habitat: Upland forests (pine or oak), pocosin ecotones

Native to North Carolina

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Large-flower Heartleaf, Wild Ginger

Weakley's Flora: (6/30/18) Hexastylis shuttleworthii   FAMILY: Aristolochiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hexastylis shuttleworthii var. shuttleworthii   FAMILY: Aristolochiaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Hexastylis shuttleworthii 062-03-007   FAMILY: Aristolochiaceae

 

Habitat: Acidic soils in deciduous and deciduous-coniferous forests, often along creeks under Rhododendron maximum

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Harper's Heartleaf

Weakley's Flora: (6/30/18) Hexastylis harperi   FAMILY: Aristolochiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hexastylis shuttleworthii var. harperi   FAMILY: Aristolochiaceae

 

Habitat: Bogs, acid hammocks

Native to Georgia

 


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