Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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

Your search found 2 taxa in the family Haemodoraceae, Bloodwort family, as understood by Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Carolina Redroot
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Lachnanthes caroliniana   FAMILY: Haemodoraceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) PLANTS National Database: Lachnanthes caroliana   FAMILY: Haemodoraceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lachnanthes caroliniana 045-01-001   FAMILY: Haemodoraceae


Look for it in wet savannas, pocosin edges, shores of Coastal Plain depression ponds, ditches, wet disturbed ground


Native to the Carolinas & Georgia


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Common Name: Goldencrest
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Lophiola aurea   FAMILY: Nartheciaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lophiola aurea   FAMILY: Liliaceae
INCLUDING Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lophiola americana 045-02-001   FAMILY: Haemodoraceae


Look for it in wet savannas, bogs, marshes, ditches adjacent to these natural habitats

Rare in Ga & NC (only a few populations remain in NC)

Native to North Carolina & Georgia


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