Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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Your search found 7 taxa.

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

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camera icon Common Name: Brazilian Waterweed, Brazilian Egeria, "Brazilian Elodea", "Anacharis"
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Egeria densa
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Egeria densa
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Egeria densa 028-01-001

 

Look for it in ponds and stagnant water of streams or rivers

Uncommon

Non-native: South America

 


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camera icon Common Name: American Eelgrass, Water-celery, Tapegrass
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Vallisneria americana
INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Vallisneria americana
(?) Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Vallisneria americana 028-03-001

 

Look for it in lakes, rivers, estuaries, sounds

Common in Coastal Plain (rare in Piedmont & Mountains)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: American Frogsbit, Spongeplant
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Limnobium spongia
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Limnobium spongia
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Limnobium spongia 028-04-001

 

Look for it in swamps, marshes, ponds, pools

Uncommon

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Hydrilla
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Hydrilla verticillata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hydrilla verticillata

 

Look for it in ponds, lakes, rivers

Uncommon, but often locally abundant

Non-native: Old World

 


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Common Name: European frog-bit
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) -
PLANTS National Database: Hydrocharis morsus-ranae

 

Non-native

 


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Common Name: African Elodea, oxygen-weed, South African oxygen weed
Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) -
PLANTS National Database: Lagarosiphon major

 

Non-native: southern Africa

 


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Common Name: Duck lettuce
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Ottelia alismoides
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ottelia alismoides

 

Look for it in quiet waters of streams and bayous, and a weed in rice fields

Non-native: Asia & Australia

 


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"The botanist is required to know methods of precise identification based on minute observation, often requiring the use of a magnifying glass or microscope. But practical identification is based on details clearly seen by the eye." — George W.D. Symonds, The Tree Identification Book