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 Diervillaceae, Bush-honeysuckle family, as understood by Weakley's Flora.

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Northern Bush-honeysuckle

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Diervilla lonicera   FAMILY: Diervillaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Diervilla lonicera   FAMILY: Caprifoliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Diervilla lonicera 174-01-001   FAMILY: Caprifoliaceae

 

Habitat: Rock outcrops and ridges at high elevations

Uncommon in NC

Native to North Carolina & possibly Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Smooth Southern Bush-honeysuckle

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Diervilla sessilifolia   FAMILY: Diervillaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Diervilla sessilifolia   FAMILY: Caprifoliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Diervilla sessilifolia var. sessilifolia 174-01-002a   FAMILY: Caprifoliaceae

 

Habitat: Rock outcrops, ridges, landslide scars, trail margins, other rocky open places, streambanks, at moderate to high elevations

Common in NC Mountains, uncommon in Mountains of GA & SC

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Hairy Southern Bush-honeysuckle, Mountain Bush-honeysuckle

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Diervilla rivularis   FAMILY: Diervillaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Diervilla rivularis   FAMILY: Caprifoliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Diervilla sessilifolia var. rivularis 174-01-002b   FAMILY: Caprifoliaceae

 

Habitat: Rock outcrops, ridges, and streambanks at moderate to high elevations

Rare

Native to North Carolina & Georgia

 


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