OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

Your search found 6 taxa in the family Bignoniaceae, Trumpet Creeper family, as understood by PLANTS National Database.

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Crossvine

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Bignonia capreolata   FAMILY: Bignoniaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Bignonia capreolata   FAMILY: Bignoniaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Anisostichus capreolata 167-01-001   FAMILY: Bignoniaceae

 

Look for it in swamp forests, bottomlands, forests, woodlands; also often occurs in mesic or even dry forests, where it generally remains stunted (most individuals with only a few leaves) and does not flower or fruit

Common (rare in Mountains)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Trumpetcreeper, Trumpet Vine, Cow-Itch Vine

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Campsis radicans   FAMILY: Bignoniaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Campsis radicans   FAMILY: Bignoniaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Campsis radicans 167-02-001   FAMILY: Bignoniaceae

 

Look for it in bottomland forests, swamp forests, fencerows, old fields, forests, thickets, disturbed areas

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Southern Catalpa, Fishbait Tree, Cigar Tree

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Catalpa bignonioides   FAMILY: Bignoniaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Catalpa bignonioides   FAMILY: Bignoniaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Catalpa bignonioides 167-03-001   FAMILY: Bignoniaceae

 

Look for it in bottomlands & streambanks (as a native), or to be escaped or persistent after cultivation

Uncommon

Native to Coastal Plain of SC & GA, early naturalized in a more widespread area

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Northern Catalpa, Indian Cigar Tree, Catawba Tree

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Catalpa speciosa   FAMILY: Bignoniaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Catalpa speciosa   FAMILY: Bignoniaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Catalpa speciosa 167-03-002   FAMILY: Bignoniaceae

 

Look for it in bottomlands and river banks (as a native), also escaped or persistent after cultivation, and sometimes thoroughly naturalized

Uncommon in NC & in SC Mtns, rare elsewhere in GA & SC

Native: west of Carolinas & Georgia, early naturalized in a more widespread area

 


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speaker icon Common Name: Farges Catalpa

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) -   FAMILY: Bignoniaceae

PLANTS National Database: Catalpa fargesii   FAMILY: Bignoniaceae

 

Non-native

 


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Common Name: Chinese Catalpa

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Catalpa ovata   FAMILY: Bignoniaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Catalpa ovata   FAMILY: Bignoniaceae

 

Look for it in suburban woodlands. It is showing signs of becoming invasive in MidAtlantic and Northeast US

Non-native: China

 


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