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 4 taxa in the family Hyacinthaceae, Hyacinth family, as understood by Weakley's Flora.

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Garden Star of Bethlehem
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Ornithogalum umbellatum   FAMILY: Hyacinthaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ornithogalum umbellatum   FAMILY: Liliaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ornithogalum umbellatum 041-28-001   FAMILY: Liliaceae

 

Look for it in lawns, old fields, bottomlands, forests (it is commonly cultivated)

Common to uncommon, depending on province

Non-native: Europe

 


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Common Name: Drooping Star of Bethlehem
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Ornithogalum nutans   FAMILY: Hyacinthaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ornithogalum nutans   FAMILY: Liliaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ornithogalum nutans 041-28-002   FAMILY: Liliaceae

 

Look for it in lawns and suburban woodlands (it is commonly cultivated)

Waif(s)

Non-native: west Asia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Starch Grape-hyacinth, Blue Bottles
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Muscari neglectum   FAMILY: Hyacinthaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Muscari neglectum   FAMILY: Liliaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Muscari racemosum 041-30-001   FAMILY: Liliaceae

 

Look for it . It is cultivated as an ornamental, is persistent and naturalized in lawns, old fields, suburban woodlands, and disturbed areas

Common (rare in Carolina Mountains)

Non-native: Europe

 


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camera icon Common Name: Compact Grape-hyacinth
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Muscari botryoides   FAMILY: Hyacinthaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Muscari botryoides   FAMILY: Liliaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Muscari botryoides 041-30-002   FAMILY: Liliaceae

 

Look for it to be persistent after cultivation as an ornamental and naturalized in lawns, old fields, suburban woodlands, and disturbed areas

Uncommon in Piedmont, rare in Mountains

Non-native: Europe

 


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