OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

Your search found 8 taxa in the family Haloragaceae, Water-milfoil family, as understood by PLANTS National Database.

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camera icon Common Name: Marsh Mermaid-weed, Common Mermaid-weed

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Proserpinaca palustris   FAMILY: Haloragaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Proserpinaca intermedia   FAMILY: Haloragaceae

INCLUDING Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Proserpinaca palustris 138-01-001   FAMILY: Haloragaceae

 

Habitat: Wet places, swamp forests

Common in Coastal Plain (uncommon to rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Feathery Mermaid-weed

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Proserpinaca pectinata   FAMILY: Haloragaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Proserpinaca pectinata   FAMILY: Haloragaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Proserpinaca pectinata 138-01-003   FAMILY: Haloragaceae

 

Habitat: Bogs, savannas, ditches, other wet places

Common in Coastal Plain (rare in Piedmont)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Parrot-feather

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Myriophyllum aquaticum   FAMILY: Haloragaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Myriophyllum aquaticum   FAMILY: Haloragaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Myriophyllum brasiliense 138-02-001   FAMILY: Haloragaceae

 

Habitat: Ditches, slow-moving rivers, pools, ponds

Common (rare in Mountains)

Non-native: South America

 


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camera icon Common Name: Loose Water-milfoil, Sandhills Milfoil, Lax Water-milfoil, Piedmont Water-milfoil

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Myriophyllum laxum   FAMILY: Haloragaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Myriophyllum laxum   FAMILY: Haloragaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Myriophyllum laxum 138-02-002   FAMILY: Haloragaceae

 

Habitat: Limesink depression ponds (dolines), spring-runs, rarely also in lakes

Rare

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Southern Water-milfoil, Variable-leaf Water-milfoil

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Myriophyllum heterophyllum   FAMILY: Haloragaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Myriophyllum heterophyllum   FAMILY: Haloragaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Myriophyllum heterophyllum 138-02-004   FAMILY: Haloragaceae

 

Habitat: Ditches, slow-moving waters of rivers and streams, pools, ponds, springs

Common in Coastal Plain (rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Common Water-milfoil

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Myriophyllum sibiricum   FAMILY: Haloragaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Myriophyllum sibiricum   FAMILY: Haloragaceae

 

Habitat: Quiet circumneutral to alkaline waters

Native north of the Carolinas

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Eurasian Water-milfoil

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Myriophyllum spicatum   FAMILY: Haloragaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Myriophyllum spicatum   FAMILY: Haloragaceae

 

Habitat: Ponds and impoundments

Uncommon in NC Coastal Plain (rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC)

Non-native: Eurasia

 


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Common Name: Whorled Water-milfoil

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Myriophyllum verticillatum   FAMILY: Haloragaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Myriophyllum verticillatum   FAMILY: Haloragaceae

 

Habitat: Quiet waters

Native north of the Carolinas & Georgia (a circumboreal species)

 


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