OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

Your search found 3 taxa in the family Clethraceae, Heath family, as understood by Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Mountain Sweet-pepperbush, Cinnamonbark, Cinnamon Clethra, Mountain White-alder

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Clethra acuminata   FAMILY: Clethraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Clethra acuminata   FAMILY: Clethraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Clethra acuminata 143-01-001   FAMILY: Clethraceae

 

Habitat: Moist forests, heath balds, streambanks, margins of rock outcrops at high elevations

Common in Mountains, rare in Piedmont

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Coastal Sweet-pepperbush, Coastal White-alder

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Clethra alnifolia   FAMILY: Cyrillaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Clethra alnifolia   FAMILY: Clethraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Clethra alnifolia var. alnifolia 143-01-002a   FAMILY: Clethraceae

 

Habitat: Pocosins, blackwater swamp forests, nonriverine swamp forests

Common in Coastal Plain (rare in Piedmont)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Downy Sweet-pepperbush, Downy White-alder

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Clethra tomentosa   FAMILY: Cyrillaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Clethra alnifolia   FAMILY: Clethraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Clethra alnifolia var. tomentosa 143-01-002b   FAMILY: Clethraceae

 

Habitat: Pocosins, swamps, streambanks

Uncommon

Native to South Carolina & Georgia

 


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