Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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camera icon Common Name: Knawel, Annual Knawel
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Scleranthus annuus
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Scleranthus annuus
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Scleranthus annuus 071-01-001
SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952) Scleranthus annuus

Cymes congested, flowers numerous. Calyx tube coarsely ribbed, hardened, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon Common Name: Silverling, Silver Whitlow-wort
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Paronychia argyrocoma
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Paronychia argyrocoma
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Paronychia argyrocoma 071-02-001
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Paronychia argyrocoma

Flowers mostly hidden by conspicuous silvery bracts; sepals white on margins, per Wildflowers of Tennessee.


range map need picture of flower of Paronychia canadensis, Forked Chickweed, Canada Whitlow-wort
speaker icon Common Name: Forked Chickweed, Canada Whitlow-wort
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Paronychia canadensis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Paronychia canadensis
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Paronychia canadensis 071-02-005
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Anychia canadensis

range map need picture of flower of Paronychia virginica var. virginica, Yellow Nailwort, Virginia Whitlow-wort
Common Name: Yellow Nailwort, Virginia Whitlow-wort
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Paronychia virginica var. virginica
LESS THAN PLANTS National Database: Paronychia virginica
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Paronychia dichotoma
SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952) Paronychia virginica ssp. virginica

range map need picture of flower of Stipulicida setacea, Coastal Plain Wireplant
camera icon Common Name: Coastal Plain Wireplant
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Stipulicida setacea
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Stipulicida setacea var. setacea
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Stipulicida setacea 071-04-001
SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America Stipulicida setacea var. setacea

range map need picture of flower of Myosoton aquaticum, Water-chickweed, Giant Chickweed, Water Mouse-ear
Common Name: Water-chickweed, Giant Chickweed, Water Mouse-ear
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Myosoton aquaticum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Myosoton aquaticum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Stellaria aquatica 071-07-001
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Alsine aquatica

camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Common Chickweed
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Stellaria media
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Stellaria media ssp. media
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Stellaria media 071-07-002
LESS THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Alsine media

Three stigmas, red anthers, and 5 two-lobed petals (looking like 10 petals), per Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers.


range map need picture of flower of Stellaria graminea, Lesser Stitchwort
Common Name: Lesser Stitchwort
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Stellaria graminea
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Stellaria graminea
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Stellaria graminea 071-07-003


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Giant Chickweed, Star Chickweed, Great Chickweed, Common Starwort
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Stellaria pubera
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Stellaria pubera
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Stellaria pubera 071-07-004
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Alsine pubera

Apparently 10 petals, but actually 5 petals deeply split, per Wildflowers of the Eastern United States.


range map need picture of flower of Stellaria alsine, Bog Chickweed, Bog Stitchwort, Longstalk Starwort
Common Name: Bog Chickweed, Bog Stitchwort, Longstalk Starwort
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Stellaria alsine
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Stellaria alsine
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Stellaria alsine 071-07-006x


range map need picture of flower of Stellaria longifolia, Longleaf Stitchwort
Common Name: Longleaf Stitchwort
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Stellaria longifolia
GREATER THAN PLANTS National Database: Stellaria longifolia var. longifolia


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Common Mouse-ear, Mouse-ear Chickweed
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Cerastium fontanum ssp. vulgare
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Cerastium fontanum ssp. vulgare
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Cerastium holosteoides var. vulgare 071-08-001
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Cerastium vulgatum

Flowers 1/4" wide, the petals cleft and about equaling the sepals, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


range map need picture of flower of Cerastium semidecandrum, Little Mouse-ear, Little Mouse-ear Chickweed
camera icon Common Name: Little Mouse-ear, Little Mouse-ear Chickweed
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Cerastium semidecandrum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Cerastium semidecandrum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Cerastium semidecandrum 071-08-002


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Sticky Mouse-ear, Sticky Chickweed, Sticky Mouse-ear Chickweed
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Cerastium glomeratum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Cerastium glomeratum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Cerastium glomeratum 071-08-003


Petals oblanceolate, 3-5 mm, rarely absent, apex deeply bifid, per Flora of North America.


camera icon Common Name: Gray Mouse-ear, Gray Mouse-ear Chickweed
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Cerastium brachypetalum
(?) PLANTS National Database: Cerastium brachypetalum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Cerastium brachypetalum 071-08-004
GREATER THAN Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999) Cerastium brachypetalum ssp. brachypetalum

Pedicels erect or ascending, 6-15 mm, shaggy. Sepals densely pubescent, per Flora of North America.


range map need picture of flower of Cerastium nutans, Mouse-ear Chickweed
speaker icon Common Name: Mouse-ear Chickweed
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Cerastium nutans
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Cerastium nutans var. nutans
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Cerastium nutans var. nutans 071-08-005a
GREATER THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Cerastium longepedunculatum

camera icon Common Name: Carolina Sandwort, Longroot
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Sabulina caroliniana
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Minuartia caroliniana
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Arenaria caroliniana 071-11-001
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Sabulina caroliniana

Each flowering stem seemingly terminated by a small white 1/2" flower, per Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers.


range map need picture of flower of Arenaria serpyllifolia, Large Thyme-leaved Sandwort
Common Name: Large Thyme-leaved Sandwort
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Arenaria serpyllifolia
LESS THAN PLANTS National Database: Arenaria serpyllifolia
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Arenaria serpyllifolia 071-11-002
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Arenaria serpyllifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America Arenaria serpyllifolia var. serpyllifolia

range map need picture of flower of Arenaria leptoclados, Small Thyme-leaved Sandwort, Slender Sandwort
Common Name: Small Thyme-leaved Sandwort, Slender Sandwort
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Arenaria leptoclados
LESS THAN PLANTS National Database: Arenaria serpyllifolia
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Arenaria serpyllifolia 071-11-002?
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Arenaria leptoclados
Guide to the Vascular Plants of Florida (Wunderlin & Hansen, 2011) Arenaria serpyllifolia ssp. leptoclados

range map need picture of flower of Arenaria lanuginosa var. lanuginosa, Spreading Sandwort
Common Name: Spreading Sandwort
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Arenaria lanuginosa var. lanuginosa
GREATER THAN PLANTS National Database: Arenaria lanuginosa ssp. lanuginosa var. lanuginosa
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Arenaria lanuginosa 071-11-003
GREATER THAN PLANTS National Database Arenaria lanuginosa ssp. lanuginosa var. longipedunculata

camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Piedmont Sandwort
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Mononeuria uniflora
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Minuartia uniflora
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Arenaria uniflora 071-11-004
GREATER THAN Minuartia alabamensis
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Sabulina brevifolia

Pedicels and sepals glabrous, petals 1-7mm long, per Weakley's Flora.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Greenland Sandwort, Mountain Sandwort
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Mononeuria groenlandica
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Minuartia groenlandica
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Arenaria groenlandica var. groenlandica 071-11-005a
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Sabulina groenlandica

Flowers with 5 separate petals, each slightly notched at tip, per Wildflowers & Plant Communities of the Southern Appalachian Mountains and Piedmont.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Appalachian Sandwort
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Mononeuria glabra
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Minuartia glabra
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Arenaria groenlandica var. glabra 071-11-005b
SYNONYMOUS WITH Guide to the Vascular Plants of the Blue Ridge (Wofford, 1989) Arenaria glabra
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Sabulina glabra

Larger sepals & larger pleated petals than A. uniflora or alabamensis, per Guide to the Plants of Granite Outcrops.


range map need picture of flower of Mononeuria paludicola, Godfrey's Sandwort
Common Name: Godfrey's Sandwort
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Mononeuria paludicola
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Minuartia godfreyi
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Arenaria godfreyi 071-11-006
SYNONYMOUS WITH (MISAPPLIED) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Sabulina uniflora

camera icon Common Name: Lime-barren Sandwort, Glade Sandwort
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Mononeuria patula
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Minuartia patula
SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952) Arenaria patula var. patula
LESS THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Sabulina patula

Five notched petals, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Deptford Pink
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Dianthus armeria ssp. armeria
LESS THAN PLANTS National Database: Dianthus armeria
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Dianthus armeria 071-12-002


Petals rose-pink copiously dotted with white, a few teeth on petal margins, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


range map need picture of flower of Agrostemma githago var. githago, Corncockle, Purple Cockle, Corn-campion
camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Corncockle, Purple Cockle, Corn-campion
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Agrostemma githago var. githago
LESS THAN PLANTS National Database: Agrostemma githago
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Agrostemma githago 071-13-001


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Mullein-pink, Rose Campion
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Silene coronaria
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lychnis coronaria
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Lychnis coronaria 071-14-001


Five petals, each with 2 narrow, 2-4mm, coronal appendages, per Flora of North America.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: White Campion, Evening Campion, White Cockle, Evening Lychnis
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Silene latifolia
GREATER THAN PLANTS National Database: Silene latifolia ssp. alba
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Lychnis alba 071-14-002


Petals are bilobed and open in the evening, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


range map need picture of flower of Lychnis flos-cuculi, Ragged Robin
Common Name: Ragged Robin
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Lychnis flos-cuculi
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lychnis flos-cuculi
GREATER THAN Flora of North America Silene flos-cuculi ssp. flos-cuculi

camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Soapwort, Bouncing Bet
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Saponaria officinalis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Saponaria officinalis
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Saponaria officinalis 071-15-001


Petals narrowly wedge-shaped, indented at the summit, and somewhat reflexed, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Starry Campion, Widow's-frill
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Silene stellata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Silene stellata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Silene stellata 071-17-001


Clearly 5-parted flowers with fimbriate petals 10-20mm long, per Wild Flowers of NC, 2nd edition.


camera icon Common Name: Forked Catchfly
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Silene dichotoma ssp. dichotoma
LESS THAN PLANTS National Database: Silene dichotoma
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Silene dichotoma 071-17-003


Sessile flowers borne on a one-sided raceme-like inflorescence, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Bladder Campion, Maiden's-tears
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Silene vulgaris
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Silene vulgaris
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Silene cucubalus 071-17-004
GREATER THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Silene latifolia

Inflated calyx sac is veined and papery and looks like a balloon or melon, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Sleepy Catchfly, Garter-pink
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Silene antirrhina
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Silene antirrhina
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Silene antirrhina 071-17-005


The pink or white corolla opens only briefly in full sun, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


range map need picture of flower of Silene armeria, Sweet William Catchfly, Garden Catchfly
Common Name: Sweet William Catchfly, Garden Catchfly
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Silene armeria
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Silene armeria
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Silene armeria 071-17-006


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Fire-pink
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Silene virginica var. virginica
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Silene virginica var. virginica
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Silene virginica 071-17-007


Flowers up to 2" across, w deeply notched petals [vs. S. regia, not notched], per Wild Flowers of NC, 1st edition.


camera icon Common Name: Royal Catchfly
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Silene regia
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Silene regia


Petals usually entire, sometimes slightly notched (vs. S virginica notched, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.


range map need picture of flower of Silene virginica var. robusta, Large Fire-pink
Common Name: Large Fire-pink
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Silene virginica var. robusta
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Silene virginica var. robusta
LESS THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Silene virginica

camera icon Common Name: South Carolina Wild-pink, Rock Catchfly, Carolina Pink
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Silene caroliniana var. caroliniana
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Silene caroliniana ssp. caroliniana
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Silene caroliniana 071-17-008
SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America Silene caroliniana ssp. caroliniana

Petal limbs white to pink, shallowly lobed or irregularly crenate, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon Common Name: Northern Wild-pink, Sticky Catchfly, Pennsylvania Catchfly
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Silene caroliniana var. pensylvanica
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Silene caroliniana ssp. pensylvanica
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Silene caroliniana 071-17-008?
SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of West Virginia (Strausbaugh & Core, 1978) Silene pensylvanica
SYNONYMOUS WITH Infraspecific classification in the Carolina flora (Wilbur, 1970) Silene caroliniana ssp. pensylvanica var. pensylvanica

The inflorescence is very sticky and crowded w pale or deep pink flowers, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


camera icon Common Name: Mountain Catchfly, Fringed Campion
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Silene ovata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Silene ovata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Silene ovata 071-17-009


Petals not merely fringed but very deeply cleft into linear segments, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


range map need picture of flower of Silene noctiflora, Night-flowering Catchfly, Sticky Campion, Sticky Cockle
Common Name: Night-flowering Catchfly, Sticky Campion, Sticky Cockle
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Silene noctiflora
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Silene noctiflora
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Silene noctiflora 071-17-010


range map need picture of flower of Silene nivea, Snowy Campion
Common Name: Snowy Campion
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Silene nivea
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Silene nivea


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Eastern Fringed Campion, Eastern Fringed Catchfly
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Silene catesbaei
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Silene polypetala
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Silene baldwinii

The intricately fringed petals render this plant unmistakable, per Wildflowers of the Sandhills Region.


range map need picture of flower of Drymaria cordata var. cordata, Heartleaf Drymary, West Indian Chickweed
speaker icon Common Name: Heartleaf Drymary, West Indian Chickweed
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Drymaria cordata var. cordata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Drymaria cordata ssp. cordata
LESS THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Drymaria cordata

range map need picture of flower of Gypsophila paniculata, Tall Baby's Breath
Common Name: Tall Baby's Breath
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Gypsophila paniculata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Gypsophila paniculata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America Gypsophila paniculata

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