OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

Your search found 5 taxa in the family Hamamelidaceae, Witch Hazel family, as understood by Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Sweetgum

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Liquidambar styraciflua   FAMILY: Altingiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Liquidambar styraciflua   FAMILY: Hamamelidaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Liquidambar styraciflua 095-01-001   FAMILY: Hamamelidaceae

 

Habitat: Swamp forests, floodplains, moist forests, depressional wetlands, pond and lake margins, old fields, disturbed areas, nearly ubiquitous in the modern southeastern United States landscape

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   FAMILY: Hamamelidaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Hamamelis virginiana   FAMILY: Hamamelidaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Hamamelis virginiana 095-02-001   FAMILY: Hamamelidaceae

 

Habitat: Moist to dryish forests

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) -   FAMILY: Hamamelidaceae

PLANTS National Database: Hamamelis vernalis   FAMILY: Hamamelidaceae

 

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   FAMILY: Hamamelidaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Fothergilla gardenii   FAMILY: Hamamelidaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Fothergilla gardenii 095-03-001   FAMILY: Hamamelidaceae

 

Habitat: Wet savannas, pocosins, and margins of pocosins, and pitcherplant bogs

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   FAMILY: Hamamelidaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Fothergilla major   FAMILY: Hamamelidaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Fothergilla major 095-03-002   FAMILY: Hamamelidaceae

 

Habitat: Dry ridgetop forests of middle elevation ridges in the mountains, especially along the Blue Ridge Escarpment, summits and upper slopes of Piedmont monadnocks, north-facing bluffs and along small streams in the lower Piedmont

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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"It has already become difficult to discriminate between our native and naturalized plants. With the progress of time the difficulty will increase." — DeWitt Clinton (1814)