Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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Your search found 21 taxa.

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

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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

 

Look for it on roadsides, in gardens, glades, dry forests, disturbed areas

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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

 

Look for it on roadsides, in gardens, glades, disturbed areas

Common (rare in Mountains)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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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

 

Look for it in moist to fairly dry forests, esp over mafic or calcareous rocks

Common (uncommon in Piedmont, rare in Coastal Plain, rare in SC)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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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

 

Look for it on rock outcrops, cliffs, rocky summits, talus up to at least 1850m

Common in Mountains, uncommon in Piedmont, rare in Coastal Plain

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


drawing of Campanula aparinoides var. aparinoides, Marsh Bellflower, Bedstraw Bellflower need picture of leaf or frond of Campanula aparinoides var. aparinoides, Marsh Bellflower, Bedstraw Bellflower need picture of flower of Campanula aparinoides var. aparinoides, Marsh Bellflower, Bedstraw Bellflower need picture of sepals or involucral bracts of Campanula aparinoides var. aparinoides, Marsh Bellflower, Bedstraw Bellflower need picture of fruit of Campanula aparinoides var. aparinoides, Marsh Bellflower, Bedstraw Bellflower
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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

 

Look for it in bogs, marshes, wet meadows, seepage slopes over mafic or calcareous rocks

Rare

Native to North Carolina & Georgia & possibly South Carolina

 


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Common Name: marsh bellflower
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Campanula aparinoides var. grandiflora
INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Campanula aparinoides

 

Look for it . It should be sought in our area

Native north of the Carolinas

 


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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

 

Look for it in disturbed areas

Rare

Non-native: Eurasia

 


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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

 

Look for it on limestone outcrops, high elevation rocky summits (in thin soil over amphibolite)

Rare in NC

Native to North Carolina

 


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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

 

Look for it in sandy soils along roadsides and in fields

Common in Coastal Plain (uncommon in Piedmont)

Non-native: eastern Asia & Oceania

 


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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

 

Look for it on streambanks, riverbanks, marshes, swamp forests

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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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

 

Look for it in bottomlands, moist forests, ditches, wet meadows, streambanks

Common in Mountains (rare in NC Piedmont)

Native to North Carolina & Georgia

 


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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

 

Look for it on river and stream margins, in floodplain forests, marshes, bogs, pine savannas

Common in NC-SC Coastal Plain (uncommon to rare elsewhere)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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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

 

Look for it in marshes, streambanks, seeps, floodplain forests

Uncommon (rare in GA Coastal Plain)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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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

 

Look for it in seepage slopes, pitcher-plant bogs, streamhead margins, pine savannas, flatwoods, margins of beaver ponds

Common in Coastal Plain (rare in Piedmont)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Springhead Lobelia, Batson's Lobelia, Sandhills Lobelia, Cedar Swamp Lobelia
Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Lobelia species 1

 

Look for it in wet streamheads and seepage slopes

Uncommon, endemic to the Sandhills Region of NC-SC

Native to the Carolinas

 


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camera icon Common Name: Downy Lobelia, Hairy Lobelia
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Lobelia puberula
INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Lobelia puberula var. puberula
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lobelia puberula 178-06-006

 

Look for it in forests, openings

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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

 

Look for it in meadows, woodlands, disturbed areas

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

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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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

 

Look for it in fields, meadows, gardens, open woodlands, disturbed areas

Common (rare in Coastal Plain) (rare in GA Piedmont)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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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

 

Look for it in cypress ponds & depression meadows

Rare

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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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

 

Look for it in flatwoods, bogs, savannas

Common in Coastal Plain (uncommon to rare elsewhere)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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

 

Look for it in flatwoods, savannas, ditches, dune swales

Uncommon

Native to Georgia

 


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