Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Oconee Bells, Southern Shortia
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Shortia galacifolia var. galacifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Shortia galacifolia var. galacifolia
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Shortia galacifolia 146-01-001

Petal margins obtusely toothed, laciniate [narrow irregular cuts] or fringed, per Flora of North America.


camera icon Common Name: Common Pyxie-moss, Big Pyxie
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Pyxidanthera barbulata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Pyxidanthera barbulata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Pyxidanthera barbulata var. barbulata 146-02-001a

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Pyxidanthera barbulata


Flowers grow singly at the ends of short branches; obovate petals 4-5mm long, per Wildflowers of the Sandhills Region.


camera icon Common Name: Sandhills Pyxie-moss, Wells' Pyxie-moss, Little Pyxie
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Pyxidanthera brevifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Pyxidanthera brevifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Pyxidanthera barbulata var. brevifolia 146-02-001b

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Pyxidanthera brevifolia


Flowers sessile, ~ 1/4" wide; stamens conspicuous, arising between petals, per Guide to the Wildflowers of SC.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Galax, Beetleweed
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Galax urceolata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Galax urceolata
SYNONYMOUS WITH (MISAPPLIED) Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Galax aphylla 146-03-001

SYNONYMOUS WITH (MISAPPLIED) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Galax aphylla


A dense, narrow, spikelike raceme of 0.25" flowers, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


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"Without natural predators to limit their growth, exotic pest plants compete sucessfully with native plant species that have developed a balanced relationship with local predators and pests. They can degrade entire ecosystems by altering natural levels of light, moisture, and soil nutrients, rendering natural areas uninhabitable for native plants as well as animals that depend on native vegetation for food and shelter." — Linda Chafin, Field Guide to the Rare Plants of Georgia