Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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camera icon Common Name: Dodder, Love Vine
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Cuscuta spp.
PLANTS National Database: Cuscuta spp.
Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Cuscuta spp. 158-01-000


Clusters of small, white or creamy bell-shaped flowers less than 0.25", per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


camera icon Common Name: Compact Dodder
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Cuscuta compacta
GREATER THAN PLANTS National Database: Cuscuta compacta var. compacta
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Cuscuta compacta 158-01-002
GREATER THAN PLANTS National Database Cuscuta compacta var. efimbriata

Flowers subtended by 1-10 bracts, per Key to the Dodders (Cuscuta, Convolvulaceae) of Alabama and Adjacent States (Spaulding, 2013).


range map need picture of flower of Cuscuta coryli, Hazel Dodder
Common Name: Hazel Dodder
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Cuscuta coryli
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Cuscuta coryli
SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Cuscuta corylii 158-01-003


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Five-angled Dodder
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Cuscuta pentagona
GREATER THAN & LESS THAN PLANTS National Database: Cuscuta pentagona var. pentagona
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Cuscuta pentagona 158-01-004


Calyx lobes overlapping, forming definite angles, thus flowers strongly angled, per Weakley's Flora.


camera icon Common Name: Field Dodder, Prairie Dodder, Golden Dodder
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Cuscuta campestris
LESS THAN PLANTS National Database: Cuscuta pentagona var. pentagona
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Cuscuta campestris 158-01-005
LESS THAN Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952) Cuscuta pentagona

Larger flowers than C. pentagona & w/o prominent angles at calyx lobe base, per Key to the Dodders (Cuscuta, Convolvulaceae) of Alabama and Adjacent States (Spaulding, 2013).


range map need picture of flower of Cuscuta cephalanthi, Buttonbush Dodder
Common Name: Buttonbush Dodder
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Cuscuta cephalanthi
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Cuscuta cephalanthi
SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC ERROR) Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Cuscuta cephalanthii 158-01-006


camera icon Common Name: Appalachian Dodder, Beaked Dodder
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Cuscuta rostrata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Cuscuta rostrata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Cuscuta rostrata 158-01-007


Stems coarse. Flowers in compact clusters, pedicels shorter than the flowers, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Common Dodder
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Cuscuta gronovii
GREATER THAN PLANTS National Database: Cuscuta gronovii var. gronovii
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Cuscuta gronovii 158-01-008
GREATER THAN Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999) Cuscuta gronovii var. latiflora

Flowers pedicellate, corolla lobes more than 1mm long and mostly obtuse, per Key to the Dodders (Cuscuta, Convolvulaceae) of Alabama and Adjacent States (Spaulding, 2013).


camera icon Common Name: Harper's Dodder
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Cuscuta harperi
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Cuscuta harperi


Flowers ~ 1/16" long with 4 green sepals & 4 white petals with upturned tips, per Field Guide to the Rare Plants of Georgia.


range map need picture of flower of Cuscuta indecora, Bigseed Alfalfa Dodder
Common Name: Bigseed Alfalfa Dodder
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Cuscuta indecora
GREATER THAN PLANTS National Database: Cuscuta indecora +


range map need picture of flower of Cuscuta obtusiflora var. glandulosa, Glandular Dodder
Common Name: Glandular Dodder
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Cuscuta obtusiflora var. glandulosa
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Cuscuta obtusiflora var. glandulosa
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Cuscuta glandulosa

range map need picture of flower of Cuscuta polygonorum, Smartweed Dodder
Common Name: Smartweed Dodder
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Cuscuta polygonorum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Cuscuta polygonorum


range map need picture of flower of Cuscuta japonica, Japanese Dodder
camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Japanese Dodder
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Cuscuta japonica
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Cuscuta japonica
SYNONYMOUS WITH Monogynella japonica

range map need picture of flower of Cuscuta suaveolens, Fringed Dodder
Common Name: Fringed Dodder
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Cuscuta suaveolens
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Cuscuta suaveolens


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 Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Dichondra carolinensis
SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952) Dichondra repens var. 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 the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Convolvulus sericatus
LESS THAN Manual of Vascular Plants of NE US & Adjacent Canada (Gleason & Cronquist,1991) Calystegia spithamaea

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 the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Convolvulus sericatus
LESS THAN Manual of Vascular Plants of NE US & Adjacent Canada (Gleason & Cronquist,1991) Calystegia spithamaea

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 Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952) Convolvulus spithamaeus
GREATER THAN PLANTS National Database Calystegia spithamaea ssp. stans

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 Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Ipomoea triloba
SYNONYMOUS WITH Guide to the Vascular Plants of Florida (Wunderlin & Hansen, 2011) Ipomoea triloba

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