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 10 taxa in the family Cistaceae, Rockrose family, as understood by Weakley's Flora.

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camera icon Common Name: Woolly Beach-heather
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Hudsonia tomentosa   FAMILY: Cistaceae
INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Hudsonia tomentosa var. tomentosa   FAMILY: Cistaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Hudsonia tomentosa 129-01-001   FAMILY: Cistaceae

 

Look for it on dunes, sand flats, blowouts

Rare in NC

Native to North Carolina

 


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camera icon Common Name: Mountain Golden-heather
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Hudsonia montana   FAMILY: Cistaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hudsonia montana   FAMILY: Cistaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Hudsonia montana 129-01-002   FAMILY: Cistaceae

 

Look for it in shallow sandy soils on ledges of quartzite or other felsic rocks in the Blue Ridge Escarpment, at various sites along the eastern side of Linville Gorge, Burke County, NC, and disjunct further south in McDowell County, NC

Rare, endemic to western NC

Native to North Carolina

 


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camera icon Common Name: Northern Golden-heather
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Hudsonia ericoides   FAMILY: Cistaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hudsonia ericoides   FAMILY: Cistaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Hudsonia ericoides 129-01-003   FAMILY: Cistaceae

 

Look for it in sandy flats in longleaf pine sandhills

Rare

Native to South Carolina

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Carolina Sunrose, Carolina Frostweed, Carolina Rockrose
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Crocanthemum carolinianum   FAMILY: Cistaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Helianthemum carolinianum   FAMILY: Cistaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Helianthemum carolinianum 129-02-001   FAMILY: Cistaceae

 

Look for it in fields, savannas, dry pine flatwoods

Common in GA & SC (rare in NC)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Canada Frostweed, Canada Sunrose
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Crocanthemum canadense   FAMILY: Cistaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Helianthemum canadense   FAMILY: Cistaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Helianthemum canadense 129-02-003   FAMILY: Cistaceae

 

Look for it in fields, woodlands, forest edges, roadsides, disturbed areas

Common in NC-SC (rare in GA)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Georgia Sunrose, Georgia Frostweed
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Crocanthemum georgianum   FAMILY: Cistaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Helianthemum georgianum   FAMILY: Cistaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Helianthemum georgianum 129-02-005   FAMILY: Cistaceae

 

Look for it in openings in maritime forests, sandy disturbed areas

Rare

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Rosemary Sunrose, Rosemary Frostweed
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Crocanthemum rosmarinifolium   FAMILY: Cistaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Helianthemum rosmarinifolium   FAMILY: Cistaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Helianthemum rosmarinifolium 129-02-007   FAMILY: Cistaceae

 

Look for it on sandy roadsides, in fields

Common in GA & SC (rare in NC)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


drawing of Lechea tenuifolia, Narrowleaf Pinweed need picture of leaf or frond of Lechea tenuifolia, Narrowleaf Pinweed need picture of flower of Lechea tenuifolia, Narrowleaf Pinweed need picture of sepals or involucral bracts of Lechea tenuifolia, Narrowleaf Pinweed need picture of fruit of Lechea tenuifolia, Narrowleaf Pinweed
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camera icon Common Name: Narrowleaf Pinweed
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Lechea tenuifolia   FAMILY: Cistaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lechea tenuifolia   FAMILY: Cistaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lechea tenuifolia 129-03-003   FAMILY: Cistaceae

 

Look for it in dry oak-pine forests and openings

Common in Carolinas, rare in GA

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Racemose Pinweed, Oblong-fruit Pinweed
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Lechea racemulosa   FAMILY: Cistaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lechea racemulosa   FAMILY: Cistaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lechea racemulosa 129-03-004   FAMILY: Cistaceae

 

Look for it in dry pine woodlands, other woodlands, forest edges, old fields

Common (its range centered on the Appalachian Mtns)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


need drawing of Lechea deckertii, Deckert's Pinweed need picture of leaf or frond of Lechea deckertii, Deckert's Pinweed need picture of flower of Lechea deckertii, Deckert's Pinweed need picture of sepals or involucral bracts of Lechea deckertii, Deckert's Pinweed need picture of fruit of Lechea deckertii, Deckert's Pinweed
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camera icon Common Name: Deckert's Pinweed
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Lechea deckertii   FAMILY: Cistaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lechea deckertii   FAMILY: Cistaceae

 

Look for it in xeric sands of scrub

Rare

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