OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

Your search found 10 taxa in the family Hydrangeaceae, Hydrangea family, as understood by PLANTS National Database.

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Climbing Hydrangea, Woodvamp, Decumaria

Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Hydrangea barbara   FAMILY: Hydrangeaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Decumaria barbara   FAMILY: Hydrangeaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Decumaria barbara 094-03-001   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae

 

Habitat: Swamp forests and bottomlands, moist forests in the mountains

Common (rare in Mountains) (an endemic)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Appalachian Mock-orange, Scentless Mock-orange

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Philadelphus inodorus   FAMILY: Hydrangeaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Philadelphus inodorus   FAMILY: Hydrangeaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Philadelphus inodorus 094-04-001   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae

 

Habitat: Rich forests and woodlands, rocky bluffs over mafic or calcareous rocks, and also cultivated and persistent

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Hairy Mock-orange, Cumberland Mock-orange

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Philadelphus hirsutus   FAMILY: Hydrangeaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Philadelphus hirsutus   FAMILY: Hydrangeaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Philadelphus hirsutus 094-04-002   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae

 

Habitat: Bluffs, rock outcrops, rocky woodlands, often with seepage, over mafic or calcareous rocks

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Ozark Mock-orange, Hairy Mock-orange

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Philadelphus pubescens   FAMILY: Hydrangeaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Philadelphus pubescens +   FAMILY: Hydrangeaceae

 

Habitat: Limestone bluffs; also naturalizing near ornamental plantings in suburban woodlands

Native to Georgia

 


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Common Name: European Mock-orange, Sweet Mock-orange

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Philadelphus coronarius   FAMILY: Hydrangeaceae

(?) PLANTS National Database: Philadelphus coronarius   FAMILY: Hydrangeaceae

 

Habitat: Cultivated (though more so in the past than now), and sometimes escaped or persisting around old homesites

Non-native: Europe

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Smooth Hydrangea, Sevenbark

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Hydrangea arborescens   FAMILY: Hydrangeaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hydrangea arborescens   FAMILY: Hydrangeaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Hydrangea arborescens ssp. arborescens 094-05-001a   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae

 

Habitat: Forests, especially around rock outcrops and along streambanks

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Ashy Hydrangea

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Hydrangea cinerea   FAMILY: Hydrangeaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hydrangea cinerea   FAMILY: Hydrangeaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Hydrangea arborescens ssp. discolor 094-05-001b   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae

 

Habitat: Rocky forests and rock outcrops, roadbanks, perhaps strictly or mostly associated with mafic or calcareous rocks

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Snowy Hydrangea, Silverleaf Hydrangea

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Hydrangea radiata   FAMILY: Hydrangeaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hydrangea radiata   FAMILY: Hydrangeaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Hydrangea arborescens ssp. radiata 094-05-001c   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae

 

Habitat: Rocky forests and rock outcrops, often common and conspicuous on roadbanks

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Oakleaf Hydrangea

Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Hydrangea quercifolia   FAMILY: Hydrangeaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hydrangea quercifolia   FAMILY: Hydrangeaceae

 

Habitat: Native in hammocks, moist forests, also in disturbed areas, thickets, or forests adjacent to urban or suburban areas

Uncommon in GA (rare or only waifs in NC-SC)

Native to Georgia & possibly South Carolina

 


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camera icon Common Name: Deutzia, Pride-of-Rochester, Fuzzy Pride-of-Rochester

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Deutzia scabra   FAMILY: Hydrangeaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Deutzia scabra   FAMILY: Hydrangeaceae

 

Habitat: Perhaps not present in our region

Non-native: Japan & China

 


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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