Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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Your search found 5 taxa.

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

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Sweetgum
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Liquidambar styraciflua
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Liquidambar styraciflua
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Liquidambar styraciflua 095-01-001

 

Look for it in swamp forests, floodplains, moist forests, depressional wetlands, old fields, disturbed areas

Common (uncommon in Mountains)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: American Witch-hazel, Northern Witch-hazel
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Hamamelis virginiana var. virginiana
INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Hamamelis virginiana
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Hamamelis virginiana 095-02-001

 

Look for it in moist to dryish forests

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Vernal Witch-hazel, Ozark Witch-hazel, Springtime Witch-hazel
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) -
PLANTS National Database: Hamamelis vernalis

 

Native: south central US

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Coastal Witch-alder, Dwarf Witch-alder, Small Witch-alder, Fothergilla
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Fothergilla gardenii
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Fothergilla gardenii
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Fothergilla gardenii 095-03-001

 

Look for it in wet savannas, pocosins, & pocosin margins

Uncommon (rare in GA)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Large Witch-alder, Mountain Witch-alder, Fothergilla
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Fothergilla major
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Fothergilla major
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Fothergilla major 095-03-002

 

Look for it in dry ridgetop forests of middle elevation ridges in the mountains, esp along the Blue Ridge Escarpment, summits & upper slopes of Piedmont monadnocks, north-facing bluffs in lower Piedmont

Rare

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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"The following chronological synopsis of flora accounts of Microstegium is perhaps instructive: not treated by Small (1933), 'local' (Fernald 1950), 'rarely introduced and possibly not established' (Gleason & Cronquist 1952), 'sporadically naturalized' (Godfrey & Wooten 1979), 'a rapidly spreading pernicious invader on moist ground, too common' (Wofford 1989)... This species has become a very serious pest, now ranking as one of the most destructive introduced plants in our area, forming extensive and dense patches, sprawling over and eliminating nearly all other herbaceous plants. Eradication is very difficult, and considering its obvious colonizing abilities, only temporary." — Alan Weakley, Weakley's Flora