Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Clasping Venus's Looking-glass
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Triodanis perfoliata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Triodanis perfoliata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Specularia perfoliata 178-01-001

Chasmogamous flowers borne on the upper half of the stem, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon Common Name: Southern Venus's Looking-glass, Small Venus's Looking-glass
Weakley's Flora: (6/30/18) Triodanis biflora
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Triodanis biflora

SYNONYMOUS WITH The Biota of North America Program. BONAP (Kartesz, 2015) Triodanis perfoliata ssp. biflora

SYNONYMOUS WITH Guide to the Vascular Plants of the Blue Ridge (Wofford, 1989) Triodanis perfoliata var. biflora

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Specularia biflora 178-01-002

Chasmogamous flowers terminal, often also in the last 1-3 leaf axils, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Tall Bellflower
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Campanula americana
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Campanulastrum americanum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Campanula americana 178-02-001

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Campanulastrum americanum


The corolla face is flat, not bell-shaped, with a pale ring in the throat, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Southern Harebell, Appalachian Bellflower
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Campanula divaricata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Campanula divaricata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Campanula divaricata 178-02-002

Flowers pale blue, bell-shaped, lobe tips curled back, style protruding, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.


range map need picture of flower of Campanula aparinoides var. aparinoides, Marsh Bellflower, Bedstraw Bellflower
Common Name: Marsh Bellflower, Bedstraw Bellflower
Weakley's Flora: (6/30/18) Campanula aparinoides var. aparinoides
INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Campanula aparinoides
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Campanula aparinoides 178-02-003

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Campanula aparinoides


range map need picture of flower of Campanula aparinoides var. grandiflora, marsh bellflower
Common Name: marsh bellflower
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Campanula aparinoides var. grandiflora
INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Campanula aparinoides

SYNONYMOUS WITH Gray's Manual of Botany (Fernald, 1950) Campanula uliginosa


camera icon Common Name: European Bellflower, Rampion Bellflower, Rover Bellflower, Creeping Bellflower
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Campanula rapunculoides
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Campanula rapunculoides
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Campanula rapunculoides 178-02-004

Flowers nodding on very short pedicels in a 1-sided raceme. Plant to 3' tall, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: American Harebell, Bluebell, Bluebell-of-Scotland, Scotch Harebell
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Campanula rotundifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Campanula rotundifolia

'Olympica' Corolla blue, 15-30mm, bell-shaped, style shorter than corolla, per Wildflowers of the Eastern United States.


camera icon Common Name: Wahlenbergia, Asian Rockbell, Asiatic bellflower, Southern Rockbell
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Wahlenbergia marginata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Wahlenbergia marginata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Wahlenbergia marginata 178-03-001

Corolla blue, broadly campanulate, per Flora of China.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Cardinal Flower
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Lobelia cardinalis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lobelia cardinalis
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lobelia cardinalis 178-06-001

The upper lip has 2 short lobes; the spreading lower lip has 3 lobes, per All About South Carolina Wildflowers.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Great Blue Lobelia
Weakley's Flora: (6/30/18) Lobelia siphilitica
INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Lobelia siphilitica var. siphilitica
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lobelia siphilitica 178-06-002

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Lobelia siphilitica


1" bright blue flowers with a white throat stripe, per All About South Carolina Wildflowers.


camera icon Common Name: Purple Lobelia, Streamside Lobelia, Longleaf Lobelia
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Lobelia elongata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lobelia elongata
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lobelia elongata 178-06-003

Corolla 2-2.5cm long, tubular - 2 flaring lobes above, 3 below forming a lip, per Wildflowers of the Sandhills Region.


range map need picture of flower of Lobelia amoena, Southern Lobelia
speaker icon Common Name: Southern Lobelia
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Lobelia amoena
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lobelia amoena var. amoena
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lobelia amoena 178-06-004

range map need picture of flower of Lobelia glandulosa, Savanna Lobelia, Glade Lobelia
Common Name: Savanna Lobelia, Glade Lobelia
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Lobelia glandulosa
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lobelia glandulosa
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lobelia glandulosa 178-06-005

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Lobelia glandulosa


camera icon Common Name: Downy Lobelia, Hairy Lobelia
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Lobelia puberula
INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Lobelia puberula var. puberula

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database Lobelia puberula var. simulans

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lobelia puberula 178-06-006

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Lobelia puberula


A fine-hairy stem and a one-sided raceme of purplish-blue flowers 3/4" long, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Pale Spiked Lobelia, Palespike Lobelia
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Lobelia spicata
INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Lobelia spicata var. spicata

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database Lobelia spicata var. leptostachys

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database Lobelia spicata var. scaposa

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lobelia spicata 178-06-007

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Lobelia bracteata

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Lobelia leptostachys

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Lobelia spicata



Flowers borne in a slender, crowded, terminal raceme, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Indian-tobacco, Pukeweed
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Lobelia inflata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lobelia inflata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lobelia inflata 178-06-008

Flowers in leafy racemes; corolla tube 2-4mm long, longest lobes 2.5-4mm long, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


range map need picture of flower of Lobelia boykinii, Boykin's Lobelia
Common Name: Boykin's Lobelia
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Lobelia boykinii
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lobelia boykinii
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lobelia boykinii 178-06-010

camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Nuttall's Lobelia
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Lobelia nuttallii
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lobelia nuttallii
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lobelia nuttallii 178-06-011

Flowers 3/8" long, light blue w white center & 2 greenish spots on lower lip, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


camera icon Common Name: Batson's Lobelia, Sandhills Lobelia, Cedar Swamp Lobelia
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Lobelia species 1

SYNONYMOUS WITH Pittman (in prep) Lobelia batsonii


Raceme less dense than that of L. elongata, per Wildflowers of the Sandhills Region.


camera icon Common Name: White Lobelia
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Lobelia paludosa
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lobelia paludosa

Calyx segments not auriculate; pedicels lacking bracteoles, per Weakley's Flora.


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"Today few people are proficient in the ordering and naming of life. There are the dwindling professional taxonomists, and fast-declining peoples like the Tzeltal Maya of Mexico, among whom a 2-year-old can name more than 30 different plants and whose 4-year-olds can recognize nearly 100." — Carol Kaesuk Yoon, Reviving the Lost Art of Naming the World