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 most serious threats are those weeds so aggressive that they invade intact native ecosystems. These invasive aliens exhibit rapid growth and maturity; prolific seed production; highly successful seed dispersal, germination, and colonization; ability to outcompete native species; and high cost to remove and control. Often they are also free of the natural pests left behind in their native lands." — John Eastman, Book of Field and Roadside.