Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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

Your search found 21 taxa in the family Campanulaceae, Harebell family, as understood by Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

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

 

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   FAMILY: Campanulaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Triodanis biflora   FAMILY: Campanulaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Specularia biflora 178-01-002   FAMILY: Campanulaceae

 

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   FAMILY: Campanulaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Campanulastrum americanum   FAMILY: Campanulaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Campanula americana 178-02-001   FAMILY: Campanulaceae

 

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   FAMILY: Campanulaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Campanula divaricata   FAMILY: Campanulaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Campanula divaricata 178-02-002   FAMILY: Campanulaceae

 

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

 


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Common Name: Marsh-bellflower, Bedstraw Bellflower
Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Palustricodon aparinoides var. aparinoides   FAMILY: Campanulaceae
INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Campanula aparinoides   FAMILY: Campanulaceae
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Campanula aparinoides 178-02-003   FAMILY: Campanulaceae

 

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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camera icon Common Name: Largeflower Marsh-bellflower
Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Palustricodon aparinoides var. grandiflorus   FAMILY: Campanulaceae
INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Campanula aparinoides   FAMILY: Campanulaceae

 

Look for it in bogs, fens, marshes

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   FAMILY: Campanulaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Campanula rapunculoides   FAMILY: Campanulaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Campanula rapunculoides 178-02-004   FAMILY: Campanulaceae

 

Look for it in disturbed areas

Rare

Non-native: Eurasia

 


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

 

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

Rare

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   FAMILY: Campanulaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Wahlenbergia marginata   FAMILY: Campanulaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Wahlenbergia marginata 178-03-001   FAMILY: Campanulaceae

 

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: (10/20/20) Lobelia cardinalis var. cardinalis   FAMILY: Campanulaceae
INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Lobelia cardinalis   FAMILY: Campanulaceae
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lobelia cardinalis 178-06-001   FAMILY: Campanulaceae

 

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   FAMILY: Campanulaceae
INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Lobelia siphilitica var. siphilitica   FAMILY: Campanulaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lobelia siphilitica 178-06-002   FAMILY: Campanulaceae

 

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   FAMILY: Campanulaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lobelia elongata   FAMILY: Campanulaceae
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lobelia elongata 178-06-003   FAMILY: Campanulaceae

 

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

 

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   FAMILY: Campanulaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lobelia glandulosa   FAMILY: Campanulaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lobelia glandulosa 178-06-005   FAMILY: Campanulaceae

 

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   FAMILY: Campanulaceae

 

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: (10/20/20) Lobelia puberula   FAMILY: Campanulaceae
INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Lobelia puberula var. puberula   FAMILY: Campanulaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lobelia puberula 178-06-006   FAMILY: Campanulaceae

 

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   FAMILY: Campanulaceae
INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Lobelia spicata var. spicata   FAMILY: Campanulaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lobelia spicata 178-06-007   FAMILY: Campanulaceae

 

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   FAMILY: Campanulaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lobelia inflata   FAMILY: Campanulaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lobelia inflata 178-06-008   FAMILY: Campanulaceae

 

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   FAMILY: Campanulaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lobelia boykinii   FAMILY: Campanulaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lobelia boykinii 178-06-010   FAMILY: Campanulaceae

 

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   FAMILY: Campanulaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lobelia nuttallii   FAMILY: Campanulaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lobelia nuttallii 178-06-011   FAMILY: Campanulaceae

 

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   FAMILY: Campanulaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lobelia paludosa   FAMILY: Campanulaceae

 

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

Uncommon

Native to Georgia

 


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"Our great-aunt loved the fields, the hills, cotton plants, the clear star in our evening sky, the bastard saffron blossoms and moon vines, the crimson poke, and the south wind and the fierce Southern sun, shining straight down, a hundred degrees in the shade. She watched the white drift of the plum trees, the dogwood and the yellow jessamine and jewelweeds and the wild Indian turnips. She heard the hidden song of the hermit thrush." — Ben Robertson, Red Hills and Cotton