Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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

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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 (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Scleranthus annuus 071-01-001

 

Look for it in fields, ditches, roadsides, other disturbed areas

Common (uncommon in GA, uncommon in Mountains)

Non-native: Europe

 


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camera icon Common Name: Silverling, Silver Whitlow-wort, Silvery Nailwort
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Paronychia argyrocoma
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Paronychia argyrocoma
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Paronychia argyrocoma 071-02-001

 

Look for it in thin soils of rock outcrops, esp on mountain summits at high elevations, disjunct to a few Piedmont monadnocks

Uncommon (rare in GA)

Native to North Carolina & Georgia

 


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speaker icon Common Name: Forked Chickweed, Canada Whitlow-wort, Smooth Forked Nailwort
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Paronychia canadensis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Paronychia canadensis
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Paronychia canadensis 071-02-005

 

Look for it in dry rocky woods, shale barrens

Common in NC Mountains, uncommon in GA Mtns, rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Yellow Nailwort, Virginia Whitlow-wort
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Paronychia virginica var. virginica
INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Paronychia virginica

 

Look for it in shale barrens, rocky riversides, calcareous rock outcrops and talus, serpentine outcrops

Rare

Native to Georgia & north of the Carolinas

 


need drawing of Stipulicida setacea, Coastal Plain Wireplant, Pineland Scaly-pink need picture of leaf or frond of Stipulicida setacea, Coastal Plain Wireplant, Pineland Scaly-pink need picture of flower of Stipulicida setacea, Coastal Plain Wireplant, Pineland Scaly-pink need picture of sepals or involucral bracts of Stipulicida setacea, Coastal Plain Wireplant, Pineland Scaly-pink need picture of fruit of Stipulicida setacea, Coastal Plain Wireplant, Pineland Scaly-pink
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camera icon Common Name: Coastal Plain Wireplant, Pineland Scaly-pink
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Stipulicida setacea
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Stipulicida setacea var. setacea
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Stipulicida setacea 071-04-001

 

Look for it in xeric sands of sandhills, dry pine flatwoods, maritime forests

Common in Coastal Plain (an endemic)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


drawing of Myosoton aquaticum, Water-chickweed, Giant Chickweed, Water Mouse-ear need picture of leaf or frond of Myosoton aquaticum, Water-chickweed, Giant Chickweed, Water Mouse-ear need picture of flower of Myosoton aquaticum, Water-chickweed, Giant Chickweed, Water Mouse-ear need picture of sepals or involucral bracts of Myosoton aquaticum, Water-chickweed, Giant Chickweed, Water Mouse-ear need picture of fruit of Myosoton aquaticum, Water-chickweed, Giant Chickweed, Water Mouse-ear
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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 (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Stellaria aquatica 071-07-001

 

Look for it in marshes, streambeds, wet meadows

Rare

Non-native: Europe

 


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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
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Stellaria media 071-07-002

 

Look for it in disturbed areas, gardens, fields, bottomlands, moist forests

Common

Non-native: Europe

 


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camera icon Common Name: Lesser Stitchwort, Grassleaf Starwort
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Stellaria graminea
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Stellaria graminea
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Stellaria graminea 071-07-003

 

Look for it in fields, roadsides, pastures, disturbed areas

Uncommon to rare

Non-native: Europe

 


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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 (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Stellaria pubera 071-07-004

 

Look for it in bottomland forests, moist slopes, coves, hammocks

Common (uncommon in Coastal Plain)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


drawing of Stellaria alsine, Bog Chickweed, Bog Stitchwort, Longstalk Starwort need picture of leaf or frond of Stellaria alsine, Bog Chickweed, Bog Stitchwort, Longstalk Starwort need picture of flower of Stellaria alsine, Bog Chickweed, Bog Stitchwort, Longstalk Starwort need picture of sepals or involucral bracts of Stellaria alsine, Bog Chickweed, Bog Stitchwort, Longstalk Starwort need picture of fruit of Stellaria alsine, Bog Chickweed, Bog Stitchwort, Longstalk Starwort
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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 (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Stellaria alsine 071-07-006x

 

Look for it in seepages

Rare

Native to North Carolina & Georgia? a circumboreal species

 


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Common Name: Longleaf Stitchwort
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Stellaria longifolia
INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Stellaria longifolia var. longifolia

 

Look for it in meadows, floodplain forests, freshwater tidal marshes, moist disturbed areas

Uncommon in SC, rare in NC

Native to the Carolinas. Apparently circumboreal

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: 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 (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Cerastium holosteoides var. vulgare 071-08-001

 

Look for it in fields, disturbed areas

Common

Non-native: Europe

 


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camera icon Common Name: Little Mouse-ear Chickweed, Fivestamen Chickweed
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Cerastium semidecandrum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Cerastium semidecandrum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Cerastium semidecandrum 071-08-002

 

Look for it in disturbed areas

Uncommon in SC Coastal Plain, rare elsewhere in NC-SC

Non-native: Europe

 


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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 (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Cerastium glomeratum 071-08-003

 

Look for it in fields, disturbed areas

Common

Non-native: Europe

 


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camera icon Common Name: Gray Mouse-ear Chickweed, Gray Chickweed
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Cerastium brachypetalum
(?) PLANTS National Database: Cerastium brachypetalum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Cerastium brachypetalum 071-08-004

 

Look for it on roadsides, in disturbed areas

Common (rare in Coastal Plain, rare in SC)

Non-native: Europe

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Nodding Mouse-ear Chickweed, Nodding 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 (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Cerastium nutans var. nutans 071-08-005a

 

Look for it in alluvial forests, bottomlands, moist forests

Common in NC, rare in GA-SC

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


drawing of Holosteum umbellatum ssp. umbellatum, Jagged Chickweed need picture of leaf or frond of Holosteum umbellatum ssp. umbellatum, Jagged Chickweed need picture of flower of Holosteum umbellatum ssp. umbellatum, Jagged Chickweed need picture of sepals or involucral bracts of Holosteum umbellatum ssp. umbellatum, Jagged Chickweed need picture of fruit of Holosteum umbellatum ssp. umbellatum, Jagged Chickweed
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Common Name: Jagged Chickweed
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Holosteum umbellatum ssp. umbellatum
INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Holosteum umbellatum
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Holosteum umbellatum 071-09-001

 

Look for it in fields, roadsides, lawns, disturbed shale barrens, other disturbed areas

Common in NC-SC (rare in GA)

Non-native: Europe

 


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camera icon Common Name: Eastern Pearlwort, Annual Pearlwort, Trailing Pearlwort
Weakley's Flora: (6/30/18) Sagina decumbens
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sagina decumbens ssp. decumbens
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Sagina decumbens 071-10-001

 

Look for it in disturbed ground, fields, cracks in pavement or sidewalks

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


drawing of Sagina procumbens, Northern Pearlwort, Bird's-eye Pearlwort, Perennial Pearlwort need picture of leaf or frond of Sagina procumbens, Northern Pearlwort, Bird's-eye Pearlwort, Perennial Pearlwort need picture of flower of Sagina procumbens, Northern Pearlwort, Bird's-eye Pearlwort, Perennial Pearlwort need picture of sepals or involucral bracts of Sagina procumbens, Northern Pearlwort, Bird's-eye Pearlwort, Perennial Pearlwort need picture of fruit of Sagina procumbens, Northern Pearlwort, Bird's-eye Pearlwort, Perennial Pearlwort
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Common Name: Northern Pearlwort, Bird's-eye Pearlwort, Perennial Pearlwort
Weakley's Flora: (6/30/18) Sagina procumbens
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sagina procumbens

 

Look for it in disturbed soils

Rare

Non-native: Eurasia, & possibly native to ne. North America

 


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camera icon Common Name: Carolina Sandwort, Longroot, Pine-barren Sandwort
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Mononeuria caroliniana
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Minuartia caroliniana
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Arenaria caroliniana 071-11-001

 

Look for it in deep white sands of barren longleaf pine sandhills, sand barrens, other dry sandy habitats

Uncommon

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


drawing of Arenaria serpyllifolia, Large Thymeleaf Sandwort need picture of leaf or frond of Arenaria serpyllifolia, Large Thymeleaf Sandwort need picture of flower of Arenaria serpyllifolia, Large Thymeleaf Sandwort need picture of sepals or involucral bracts of Arenaria serpyllifolia, Large Thymeleaf Sandwort need picture of fruit of Arenaria serpyllifolia, Large Thymeleaf Sandwort
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Common Name: Large Thymeleaf Sandwort
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Arenaria serpyllifolia
INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Arenaria serpyllifolia
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Arenaria serpyllifolia 071-11-002

 

Look for it in disturbed areas

Common (uncommon in Coastal Plain, uncommon in GA)

Non-native: Eurasia

 


drawing of Arenaria leptoclados, Lesser Thymeleaf Sandwort, Slender Sandwort need picture of leaf or frond of Arenaria leptoclados, Lesser Thymeleaf Sandwort, Slender Sandwort need picture of flower of Arenaria leptoclados, Lesser Thymeleaf Sandwort, Slender Sandwort need picture of sepals or involucral bracts of Arenaria leptoclados, Lesser Thymeleaf Sandwort, Slender Sandwort need picture of fruit of Arenaria leptoclados, Lesser Thymeleaf Sandwort, Slender Sandwort
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Common Name: Lesser Thymeleaf Sandwort, Slender Sandwort
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Arenaria leptoclados
INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Arenaria serpyllifolia
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Arenaria serpyllifolia 071-11-002?

 

Look for it in disturbed areas

Rare

Non-native: Eurasia

 


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Common Name: Spreading Sandwort
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Arenaria lanuginosa var. lanuginosa
INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Arenaria lanuginosa ssp. lanuginosa var. lanuginosa
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Arenaria lanuginosa 071-11-003

 

Look for it on dunes, maritime forests, coquina limestone outcrops

Uncommon (rare in Piedmont) (rare in NC)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Piedmont Sandwort, One-flower Sandwort
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Mononeuria uniflora
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Minuartia uniflora
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Arenaria uniflora 071-11-004

 

Look for it on granitic flatrocks, outcrops of Altamaha grit

Uncommon in GA Piedmont, rare elsewhere (an endemic)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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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 (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Arenaria groenlandica var. groenlandica 071-11-005a

 

Look for it on low elevation rock outcrops to high elevation rock outcrops in the Mountains (ascending to nearly 2000m on Roan Mtn), also disjunct on the summits of quartzite monadnocks in the upper Piedmont

Rare

Native to North Carolina

 


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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 (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Arenaria groenlandica var. glabra 071-11-005b

 

Look for it on granitic flatrocks, other outcrops of granite, granitic gneiss, or other felsic gneisses and schists. In the mountains it's restricted to low or medium elevations

Uncommon

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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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 (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Arenaria godfreyi 071-11-006

 

Look for it in tidal freshwater marshes, other wetlands

Rare (with isolated and scattered locations in the Coastal Plain & Mountains)

Native to the Carolinas

 


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camera icon Common Name: Lime-barren Sandwort, Glade Sandwort
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Mononeuria patula
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Minuartia patula

 

Look for it in rocky barrens of calcareous or mafic rocks

Rare in GA

Native to Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Deptford Pink
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Dianthus armeria ssp. armeria
INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Dianthus armeria
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Dianthus armeria 071-12-002

 

Look for it in fields, roadsides, pastures

Common

Non-native: Europe

 


drawing of Agrostemma githago var. githago, Corncockle, Purple Cockle, Corn-campion need picture of leaf or frond of Agrostemma githago var. githago, Corncockle, Purple Cockle, Corn-campion need picture of flower of Agrostemma githago var. githago, Corncockle, Purple Cockle, Corn-campion need picture of sepals or involucral bracts of Agrostemma githago var. githago, Corncockle, Purple Cockle, Corn-campion need picture of fruit of Agrostemma githago var. githago, Corncockle, Purple Cockle, Corn-campion
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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Corncockle, Purple Cockle, Corn-campion
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Agrostemma githago var. githago
INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Agrostemma githago
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Agrostemma githago 071-13-001

 

Look for it in fields, disturbed areas

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

Non-native: Europe

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Rose Campion, Mullein-pink
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Silene coronaria
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lychnis coronaria
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lychnis coronaria 071-14-001

 

Look for it in disturbed areas

Rare

Non-native: Europe

 


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

 

Look for it in fields, on roadsides, disturbed areas

Rare south of NC

Non-native: Europe

 


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Common Name: Ragged Robin
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Lychnis flos-cuculi
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lychnis flos-cuculi

 

Look for it in disturbed areas

Waif(s)

Non-native: Europe

 


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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 (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Saponaria officinalis 071-15-001

 

Look for it in disturbed areas, fields, roadsides

Common

Non-native: Europe

 


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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 (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Silene stellata 071-17-001

 

Look for it in dry to mesic forests, rock outcrops

Common (rare in Coastal Plain)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Forked Catchfly
Weakley's Flora: (6/30/18) Silene dichotoma ssp. dichotoma
INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Silene dichotoma
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Silene dichotoma 071-17-003

 

Look for it in fields, disturbed areas

Uncommon in NC Mountains

Non-native: Europe

 


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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 (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Silene cucubalus 071-17-004

 

Look for it in disturbed areas

Rare south of VA

Non-native: Europe

 


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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 (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Silene antirrhina 071-17-005

 

Look for it in fields, disturbed areas

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Sweet William Catchfly, Garden Catchfly, None-so-pretty
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Atocion armeria
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Silene armeria
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Silene armeria 071-17-006

 

Look for it in disturbed areas

Rare south of MD

Non-native: Europe

 


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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
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Silene virginica 071-17-007

 

Look for it in woodlands, rock outcrops, crevices in cliffs, roadbanks

Common (rare in Coastal Plain)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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

 

Look for it in prairies and calcareous woodlands and forests

Rare

Native to Georgia

 


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Common Name: Large Fire-pink
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Silene virginica var. robusta
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Silene virginica var. robusta

 

Look for it in mesic forest margins

Rare

Native: north of the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: South Carolina Wild-pink, Rock Catchfly, Carolina Pink
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Silene caroliniana var. caroliniana
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Silene caroliniana ssp. caroliniana
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Silene caroliniana 071-17-008

 

Look for it in acidic, sandy, open woodlands, esp woodlands around granitic flatrocks, and also on rocky mafic slopes

Uncommon in SC, rare in GA & NC (endemic to the 3 states)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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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
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Silene caroliniana 071-17-008?

 

Look for it in open woodlands, esp calcareous, but also in sandy soils of the Coastal Plain

Rare in NC

Native to North Carolina

 


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

 

Look for it in circumneutral soils of woodlands and forests, esp over mafic or calcareous rocks, mostly at medium elevations in the mountains

Rare

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon 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 (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Silene noctiflora 071-17-010

 

Look for it in fields, disturbed areas

Rare south of WV

Non-native: Europe

 


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Common Name: Snowy Campion
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Silene nivea
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Silene nivea

 

Look for it in rocky or sandy flood-scoured riversides or creeksides

Rare

Native to Georgia

 


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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

 

Look for it in mesic deciduous forests along streams or on lower- to mid-slopes

Rare, endemic to GA & FL

Native to Georgia

 


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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

 

Look for it in moist hammocks, moist disturbed areas

Rare in GA

Native to Georgia

 


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Common Name: Tall Baby's Breath
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Gypsophila paniculata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Gypsophila paniculata

 

Look for it in disturbed areas

Waif(s)

Non-native: Eurasia

 


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