OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

Your search found 10 taxa in the family Chenopodiaceae, Goosefoot family, as understood by Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

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camera icon Common Name: Mexican-tea, Epazote

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Dysphania ambrosioides   FAMILY: Chenopodiaceae

(?) PLANTS National Database: Dysphania ambrosioides   FAMILY: Chenopodiaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Chenopodium ambrosioides 064-03-001   FAMILY: Chenopodiaceae

 

Habitat: Disturbed habitats; common, probably native southward

Non-native? the original range unclear (probably native southwards)

 


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Common Name: Wormseed, Epazote

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Dysphania anthelmintica   FAMILY: Chenopodiaceae

(?) PLANTS National Database: Dysphania anthelmintica   FAMILY: Chenopodiaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Chenopodium ambrosioides 064-03-001?   FAMILY: Chenopodiaceae

 

Habitat: Dunes, also in disturbed areas

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Lambsquarters, Pigweed

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Chenopodium album var. album   FAMILY: Chenopodiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Chenopodium album var. album   FAMILY: Chenopodiaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Chenopodium album 064-03-002   FAMILY: Chenopodiaceae

 

Habitat: Disturbed soils, gardens

Common

Native & non-native

 


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Common Name: Spear Orach

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Atriplex patula   FAMILY: Chenopodiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Atriplex patula   FAMILY: Chenopodiaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Atriplex patula 064-04-002   FAMILY: Chenopodiaceae

 

Habitat: Disturbed areas, inland saline areas

Non-native: Eurasia

 


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Common Name: Thinleaf Orach, Fat-hen, Triangle Orach

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Atriplex prostrata   FAMILY: Chenopodiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Atriplex prostrata   FAMILY: Chenopodiaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Atriplex patula 064-04-002?   FAMILY: Chenopodiaceae

 

Habitat: Marsh edges, brackish flats

Non-native: Eurasia?

 


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speaker icon Common Name: American Glasswort, Samphire, Pickleweed

Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Salicornia virginica   FAMILY: Chenopodiaceae

(?) PLANTS National Database: Salicornia depressa   FAMILY: Chenopodiaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN (MISAPPLIED) Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Salicornia europaea 064-05-002   FAMILY: Chenopodiaceae

 

Habitat: Salt pannes in coastal marshes

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Perennial Glasswort, Woody Glasswort, Pickleweed

Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Salicornia ambigua   FAMILY: Chenopodiaceae

INCLUDING & INCLUDED WITHIN, APPARENTLY MISAPPLIED TO EAST COAST MATERIAL PLANTS National Database: Sarcocornia perennis   FAMILY: Chenopodiaceae

(?) (MISAPPLIED) Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Salicornia virginica 064-05-003   FAMILY: Chenopodiaceae

 

Habitat: Coastal salt marshes, primarily in salt pannes

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Northern Saltwort

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Salsola kali var. kali   FAMILY: Chenopodiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Salsola kali ssp. kali   FAMILY: Chenopodiaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Salsola kali 064-07-001   FAMILY: Chenopodiaceae

 

Habitat: Upper beaches, fore-dunes, and island-end flats

Rare

Generally considered to be introduced in North America but it may well be native

 


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speaker icon Common Name: Southern Saltwort, Carolina Saltwort

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Salsola kali var. caroliniana   FAMILY: Chenopodiaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Salsola kali ssp. pontica   FAMILY: Chenopodiaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Salsola kali 064-07-001?   FAMILY: Chenopodiaceae

 

Habitat: Upper beaches, fore-dunes, and island-end flats, rarely inland in disturbed areas

Uncommon

Often considered to be introduced in North America but it may well be native

 


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Common Name: Russian Thistle, Tumbleweed

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Salsola tragus   FAMILY: Chenopodiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Salsola tragus   FAMILY: Chenopodiaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Salsola kali 064-07-001?   FAMILY: Chenopodiaceae

 

Habitat: Disturbed areas

Non-native: Eurasia

 


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