Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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camera icon Common Name: Carolina Ponyfoot
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Dichondra carolinensis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Dichondra carolinensis
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Dichondra carolinensis 158-02-001

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952) Dichondra repens var. carolinensis

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Dichondra carolinensis


Flowers densely hairy, less than 1/4" wide, borne singly in the leaf axils, per Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers.


camera icon Common Name: Pickering's Dawnflower, Pickering's Morning Glory
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Stylisma pickeringii var. pickeringii
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Stylisma pickeringii var. pickeringii
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Bonamia pickeringii 158-03-001

One to three flowers grow on erect slender stalks from leaf axils, per Wildflowers of the Sandhills Region.


range map need picture of flower of Stylisma aquatica, Water Dawnflower
Common Name: Water Dawnflower
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Stylisma aquatica
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Stylisma aquatica
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Bonamia aquatica 158-03-002

camera icon Common Name: Southern Dawnflower
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Stylisma humistrata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Stylisma humistrata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Bonamia humistrata 158-03-003

Flwrs mostly in clusters of 2-3 in leaf axils. Sepals without hairs on back, per Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers.


camera icon Common Name: Sandhill Dawnflower, Sandhill Morning Glory, Common Dawnflower
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Stylisma patens
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Stylisma patens ssp. patens
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Bonamia patens var. patens 158-03-004a

SYNONYMOUS WITH Stylisma patens var. patens


Dawnflowers are diminuitive relatives of familiar morning glories (Ipomoea), per Wildflowers of the Sandhills Region.


camera icon Common Name: Narrowleaf Dawnflower
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Stylisma angustifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Stylisma patens ssp. angustifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Bonamia patens var. angustifolia 158-03-004b

SYNONYMOUS WITH The genera of Convolvulaceae in the southeastern US (Wilson, 1960) Bonamia angustifolia

SYNONYMOUS WITH Stylisma patens var. angustifolia


Similar to S. patens and occurring in the same habitats, but calyx glabrous, per Wildflowers of the Sandhills Region.


range map need picture of flower of Jacquemontia tamnifolia, Jacquemontia, Smallflower Morning Glory, Hairy Clustervine, Tie Vine
camera icon Common Name: Jacquemontia, Smallflower Morning Glory, Hairy Clustervine, Tie Vine
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Jacquemontia tamnifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Jacquemontia tamnifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Jacquemontia tamnifolia 158-04-001

camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Field Bindweed, Creeping Jenny, Possession-vine, Cornbind
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Convolvulus arvensis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Convolvulus arvensis
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Convolvulus arvensis 158-05-001

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Strophocaulos arvensis


Corolla white, or tinged with pink, 1.5-2.5cm long or broad, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


map not available need picture of flower of Calystegia spp., Bindweed
Common Name: Bindweed
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Calystegia spp.
PLANTS National Database: Calystegia spp.
Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Calystegia spp. 158-06-000

Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952) Convolvulus spp.


camera icon Common Name: Hedge Bindweed
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Calystegia sepium +
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Calystegia sepium +
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Calystegia sepium 158-06-002

Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952) Convolvulus sepium +


Flowers solitary, funnel-shaped, with 5 shallow lobes, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.


camera icon Common Name: Twin-flowered Bindweed, Short-stalk False Bindweed
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Calystegia silvatica ssp. fraterniflora
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Calystegia silvatica ssp. fraterniflora

LESS THAN Manual of Vascular Plants of NE US & Adjacent Canada (Gleason & Cronquist,1991) Calystegia sepium

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952) Convolvulus sepium var. fraterniflorus


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Blue Ridge Bindweed, Silky Bindweed, Downy False Bindweed
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Calystegia catesbeiana ssp. sericata
LESS THAN PLANTS National Database: Calystegia catesbeiana
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Calystegia sericata 158-06-003

LESS THAN Manual of Vascular Plants of NE US & Adjacent Canada (Gleason & Cronquist,1991) Calystegia spithamaea

LESS THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Convolvulus sericatus


Flowers funnel-shaped, to 2" long, per Guide to the Wildflowers of SC.


camera icon Common Name: Catesby's Bindweed, Catesby's False Bindweed
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Calystegia catesbeiana ssp. catesbeiana
LESS THAN PLANTS National Database: Calystegia catesbeiana
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Calystegia sericata 158-06-003?

LESS THAN Manual of Vascular Plants of NE US & Adjacent Canada (Gleason & Cronquist,1991) Calystegia spithamaea

LESS THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Convolvulus sericatus


Flowers borne mostly from lower or median axils, per Bindweeds of Alabama and adjacent states (Spaulding, 2013).


range map need picture of flower of Calystegia spithamaea ssp. stans, Shale Bindweed
Common Name: Shale Bindweed
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Calystegia spithamaea ssp. stans
GREATER THAN PLANTS National Database: Calystegia spithamaea ssp. purshiana
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Calystegia spithamaea 158-06-004

GREATER THAN PLANTS National Database Calystegia spithamaea ssp. stans

GREATER THAN Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952) Convolvulus spithamaeus


range map need picture of flower of Calystegia spithamaea ssp. spithamaea, Low Bindweed, Upright Bindweed
Common Name: Low Bindweed, Upright Bindweed
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Calystegia spithamaea ssp. spithamaea
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Calystegia spithamaea ssp. spithamaea
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Calystegia spithamaea 158-06-004?

GREATER THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Convolvulus spithamaeus


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Cypress-vine
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ipomoea quamoclit
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ipomoea quamoclit
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Ipomoea quamoclit 158-07-001

Funnel-shaped scarlet flowers to 1.4" long, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Small Red Morning Glory, Scarlet Creeper
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ipomoea coccinea
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ipomoea coccinea
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Ipomoea coccinea 158-07-002

Flowers bright scarlet and salverform, the narrow tube about 1" long, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


camera icon Common Name: Scarlet Creeper
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Ipomoea hederifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ipomoea hederifolia

SYNONYMOUS WITH Ipomoea coccinea var. hederifolia


Calyx shorter than that of I. coccinea, fruits erect not reflexed, per Weakley's Flora.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Common Morning Glory
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ipomoea purpurea
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ipomoea purpurea
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Ipomoea purpurea 158-07-003

The 2-3" funnelform flowers may be purple, blue, pink, white or variegated, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Ivyleaf Morning Glory
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ipomoea hederacea
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ipomoea hederacea
GREATER THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Ipomoea hederacea + 158-07-004

Corolla light blue, campanulate, stamens and stigma included, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Fiddle-leaf Morning Glory, Beach Morning Glory
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ipomoea imperati
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ipomoea imperati
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Ipomoea stolonifera 158-07-005

Corolla white, campanulate, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


range map need picture of flower of Ipomoea batatas, Sweet Potato
Common Name: Sweet Potato
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ipomoea batatas
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ipomoea batatas
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Ipomoea batatas 158-07-006

camera icon Common Name: Coastal Morning Glory, Tie-vine, Cotton Morning Glory
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ipomoea cordatotriloba var. cordatotriloba
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ipomoea cordatotriloba var. cordatotriloba
(?) Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Ipomoea trichocarpa 158-07-007

Flowers typically have a somewhat darkened center, per Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Small White Morning Glory, Small-flowered Morning Glory, Whitestar
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ipomoea lacunosa
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ipomoea lacunosa
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Ipomoea lacunosa 158-07-008

Corolla white, campanulate, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


range map need picture of flower of Ipomoea sagittata, Saltmarsh Morning Glory
Common Name: Saltmarsh Morning Glory
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ipomoea sagittata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ipomoea sagittata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Ipomoea sagittata 158-07-009

range map need picture of flower of Ipomoea macrorhiza, Indian Midden Morning Glory, Manroot
camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Indian Midden Morning Glory, Manroot
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ipomoea macrorhiza
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ipomoea macrorhiza
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Ipomoea macrorhiza 158-07-010

camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Manroot, Wild Potato Vine, Man-of-the-earth, Wild Sweet Potato
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ipomoea pandurata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ipomoea pandurata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Ipomoea pandurata 158-07-011

Corolla campanulate, the limb white, the tube lavender within, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon Common Name: Railroad Vine, Bay Hops, Bay Winders, Goat's-foot
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ipomoea pes-caprae var. emarginata
(?) PLANTS National Database: Ipomoea pes-caprae ssp. brasiliensis

LESS THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Ipomoea pes-caprae


Corolla lavender, per Weakley's Flora.


camera icon Common Name: Water Spinach, Swamp Morning Glory
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) -
PLANTS National Database: Ipomoea aquatica

Flowers can be purple, pink or white with a purple center, per Invasive Plants, Guide to Identification, Impacts and Control.


range map need picture of flower of Ipomoea triloba, Little-bell
Common Name: Little-bell
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Ipomoea triloba
(?) PLANTS National Database: Ipomoea triloba

SYNONYMOUS WITH Guide to the Vascular Plants of Florida (Wunderlin & Hansen, 2011) Ipomoea triloba

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Ipomoea triloba


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