Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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

                       

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camera icon Common Name: Garden Asparagus, Sparrowgrass
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Asparagus officinalis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Asparagus officinalis
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Asparagus officinalis 041-01-001

 

Look for it to have escaped to fencerows, roadsides, disturbed areas

Commonly cultivated and escaped

Non-native: Eurasia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Sprenger’s Asparagus-fern, Emerald-fern
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Asparagus aethiopicus
(?) PLANTS National Database: Asparagus aethiopicus

 

Look for it in disturbed areas, seeding down especially around plantings

Rare

Non-native: southern Africa

 


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camera icon Common Name: Ocmulgee Trillium, Oaky Woods Trillium
Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Trillium delicatum

 

Look for it in rich, mesic, deciduous forests

Rare

Native to Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Decumbent Trillium, Trailing Trillium
Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Trillium decumbens
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Trillium decumbens

 

Look for it in moist forests

Uncommon in GA, an endemic (should be sought in extreme sw. NC)

Native to Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Relict Trillium
Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Trillium reliquum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Trillium reliquum

 

Look for it in rich forests on bluffs and ravine slopes

Rare, an endemic

Native to South Carolina & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Little Sweet Betsy, Purple Toadshade
Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Trillium cuneatum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Trillium cuneatum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Trillium cuneatum var. cuneatum 041-03-001a

 

Look for it in rich soils of cove forests, moist slopes, & bottomlands, usually over mafic or calcareous rocks

Common to uncommon, locally abundant (rare in SC Coastal Plain)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Chattahoochee Trillium, Deceptive Trillium
Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Trillium decipiens
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Trillium decipiens

 

Look for it in moist forests

Uncommon in GA, rare in SC (an endemic)

Native to South Carolina & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Sessile Trillium, Sessile Toadshade, Toad Trillium
Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Trillium sessile
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Trillium sessile

 

Look for it in rich forests, in NC limited to very rich soils of natural levees and lower slopes along the Roanoke River

Rare

Native to North Carolina

 


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camera icon Common Name: Underwood's Trillium
Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Trillium underwoodii
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Trillium underwoodii

 

Look for it in moist forests

Uncommon

Native to Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Yellow Trillium, Yellow Toadshade, Lemon-scented Trillium, Wax Trillium
Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Trillium luteum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Trillium luteum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Trillium cuneatum var. luteum 041-03-001b

 

Look for it in moist coves over mafic or calcareous rocks, locally abundant in the vicinity of the Great Smokies

Locally abundant in the vicinity of the Great Smokies, uncommon to rare elsewhere. Nearly endemic to the Southern Appalachians

Native to North Carolina & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Mottled Trillium, Spotted Trillium
Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Trillium maculatum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Trillium maculatum
INCLUDED WITHIN (MISAPPLIED) Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Trillium viride 041-03-002

 

Look for it in rich forests and floodplains, over calcareous materials such as coquina limestone ("marl") or on shell middens

Uncommon in Coastal Plain, rare in Piedmont (an endemic)

Native to South Carolina & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Lookout Mountain Trillium
Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Trillium species 3

 

Look for it in rich forests

Rare, endemic to the Lookout Mountain region of nw. GA, se. TN & ne. AL

Native to Georgia

 


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Common Name: Louisiana Trillium, Louisiana Wake-robin
Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Trillium ludovicianum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Trillium ludovicianum

 

Look for it in floodplains, streambanks, ravine forests

Native: west of Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Pale Yellow Trillium, Faded Trillium, Small Yellow Toadshade, Savannah River Trillium
Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Trillium discolor
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Trillium discolor
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Trillium discolor 041-03-003

 

Look for it in rich cove and bluff forests, restricted to the Savannah River drainage

Uncommon in SC, rare elsewhere (an endemic)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Twisted Trillium, Helicopter Trillium
Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Trillium stamineum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Trillium stamineum

 

Look for it in floodplains, on slopes, especially over limestone

Native: west of the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Lanceleaf Trillium, Narrowleaf Trillium
Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Trillium lancifolium
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Trillium lancifolium
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Trillium lanceolatum 041-03-004

 

Look for it in rich forests over marble, limestone, and other calcareous substrates, floodplain forests

Rare

Native to South Carolina & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Wateree River Trillium
Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Trillium oostingii

 

Look for it in rich bottomland forests

Rare, endemic to SC's Kershaw-Richland counties along Wateree River, apparently

Native to South Carolina

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Prairie Trillium, Prairie Wake-robin, Recurved Trillium
Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Trillium recurvatum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Trillium recurvatum

 

Look for it in rich soils of cove over calcareous rock

Rare

Native to North Carolina

 


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speaker icon Common Name: Northern Nodding Trillium
Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Trillium cernuum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Trillium cernuum
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Trillium cernuum 041-03-005?

 

Look for it im moist rich woods, seepage edges, damp forests with Fraxinus nigra and Ulmus americana, on mafic or calcareous substrates

Rare

Native: north of the Carolinas

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Southern Nodding Trillium
Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Trillium rugelii
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Trillium rugelii
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Trillium cernuum 041-03-005?

 

Look for it in rich woodlands and forests over mafic or calcareous rocks

Uncommon (rare in NC Piedmont)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Red Trillium, Purple Trillium, Stinking Willie, Stinking Benjamin
Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Trillium erectum var. erectum
INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Trillium erectum
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Trillium erectum var. erectum 041-03-006a

 

Look for it on wooded slopes, usually at middle to high elevations

Common in Mountains, rare in Piedmont

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: White-flowered Red Trillium
Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Trillium erectum var. album
INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Trillium erectum
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Trillium erectum var. erectum 041-03-006a?

 

Look for it on wooded slopes, usually at low elevations

Rare overall, but common in and around Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Southern Red Trillium, Barksdale's Trillium
Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Trillium sulcatum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Trillium sulcatum
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Trillium erectum var. erectum 041-03-006a?

 

Look for it in coves and on moist slopes

Uncommon (rare in GA)

Native to North Carolina & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Vasey's Trillium, Sweet Trillium, Sweet Beth
Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Trillium vaseyi
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Trillium vaseyi
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Trillium erectum var. vaseyi 041-03-006b

 

Look for it in cove forests, other rich forests

Uncommon (rare in Coastal Plain), endemic to Southern Appalachians

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Amicalola Trillium
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Trillium species 2

 

Look for it in rich forests

Rare (an endemic)

Native to South Carolina & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Bent Trillium, Bent White Trillium, Bentstalk Trillium, Drooping Trillium
Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Trillium flexipes
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Trillium flexipes
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Trillium erectum var. vaseyi 041-03-006b?

 

Look for it in moist coves over mafic or calcareous rocks

Rare

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Sweet White Trillium, Confusing Trillium, Jeweled Trillium
Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Trillium simile
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Trillium simile
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Trillium erectum var. vaseyi 041-03-006b?

 

Look for it in very rich soils of slopes and coves over mafic or calcareous rocks, often also in or near seepage

Rare, endemic to the Southern Appalachians

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Catesby's Trillium, Rosy Wake-robin, Bashful Trillium, Rose Trillium
Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Trillium catesbyi
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Trillium catesbaei
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Trillium catesbaei 041-03-007

 

Look for it in bottomland forests, mesic slopes, cove forests

Common (uncommon in Mountains, rare in Coastal Plain)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Large-flowered Trillium, Great White Trillium, White Wake-robin, Showy Wake-robin
Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Trillium grandiflorum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Trillium grandiflorum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Trillium grandiflorum 041-03-008

 

Look for it in rich coves and mesic slopes, also less typically on ridges over "rich" rock types

Common (rare in SC)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Persistent Trillium, Edna's Trillium
Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Trillium persistens
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Trillium persistens

 

Look for it in acidic forests with hemlocks and heaths

Rare, endemic to a portion of Tallulah-Tugaloo river system in nw. SC & ne. GA

Native to South Carolina & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Carolina Least Trillium, Virginia Dwarf Trillium, Aiken Least Trillium
Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Trillium pusillum +
PLANTS National Database: Trillium pusillum +
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Trillium pusillum 041-03-009

 

Rare

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Painted Trillium, Striped Wake-robin
Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Trillidium undulatum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Trillium undulatum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Trillium undulatum 041-03-010

 

Look for it in acidic soils of ridges, slopes, and bog margins, mostly at high elevations and often associated with Rhododendron, Tsuga, Pinus, or Picea

Common in Mountains (rare in SC)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Indian Cucumber-root
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Medeola virginiana
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Medeola virginiana
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Medeola virginiana 041-04-001

 

Look for it in moist forests, usually with acidic soils

Common (uncommon in GA Piedmont, rare in GA Coastal Plain)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Bluebead-lily, Clinton's Lily, Yellow Clintonia, Yellow Bead Lily
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Clintonia borealis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Clintonia borealis
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Clintonia borealis 041-05-001

 

Look for it in spruce-fir forests, northern hardwood forests, less commonly in red oak forests

Common (rare in GA)

Native to North Carolina & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Speckled Wood-lily, White Clintonia
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Clintonia umbellulata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Clintonia umbellulata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Clintonia umbellulata 041-05-002

 

Look for it in red oak & other oak forests, mesic to dry ridges & slopes, less commonly in northern hardwood forests, generally at lower elevations than C. borealis, though the two species can co-occur

Common (uncommon in GA-SC), endemic to the Appalachians

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: False Solomon's Seal, Eastern Solomon's Plume, May-plume
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Maianthemum racemosum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Maianthemum racemosum ssp. racemosum
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Smilacina racemosa 041-06-001

 

Look for it in forests

Common (uncommon in Coastal Plain)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Starry Solomon's Seal, Starry Solomon's Plume, Starflower
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Maianthemum stellatum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Maianthemum stellatum

 

Rare

Native north of the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Canada Mayflower, False Lily-of-the-valley, Wild Lily-of-the-valley
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Maianthemum canadense
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Maianthemum canadense
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Maianthemum canadense 041-07-001

 

Look for it in moist forests, esp at high elevations

Common

Native to North Carolina & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Yellow Mandarin, Yellow Fairybells
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Prosartes lanuginosa
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Prosartes lanuginosa
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Disporum lanuginosum 041-08-001

 

Look for it in deciduous forests, esp coves

Common (primarily in the Appalachians)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Nodding Mandarin, Spotted Mandarin
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Prosartes maculata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Prosartes maculata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Disporum maculatum 041-08-002

 

Look for it in nutrient-rich deciduous forests, esp cove forests

Rare, its distribution fragmented

Native to North Carolina & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Rosy Twisted-stalk, Eastern Rose Mandarin, Eastern Twisted-stalk
Weakley's Flora: (6/30/18) Streptopus lanceolatus var. lanceolatus
INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Streptopus lanceolatus var. lanceolatus
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Streptopus roseus 041-09-001

 

Look for it in moist forests at high elevations, especially spruce-fir and northern hardwoods forests

Uncommon (rare in GA)

Native to North Carolina & Georgia

 


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speaker icon Common Name: Clasping Twisted-stalk, White Mandarin, Pagoda-bells
Weakley's Flora: (6/30/18) Streptopus amplexifolius var. amplexifolius
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Streptopus amplexifolius var. amplexifolius
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Streptopus amplexifolius 041-09-002

 

Look for it in moist forests and seepages at high elevations

Rare

Native to North Carolina

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Hairy Solomon's Seal, Downy Solomon’s Seal
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Polygonatum pubescens
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Polygonatum pubescens
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Polygonatum pubescens 041-10-001

 

Look for it in moist forests, especially cove forests, but also in montane oak forests

Common in Mountains

Native to Georgia, North Carolina, & possibly South Carolina

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Smooth Solomon's Seal
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Polygonatum biflorum +
INCLUDING & INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Polygonatum biflorum var. commutatum
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Polygonatum biflorum 041-10-002

 

Look for it . Depending on variety, it can be found in moist to dry forests and/or on roadbanks

Common to rare, depending on variety and region

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: European Lily-of-the-valley
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Convallaria majalis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Convallaria majalis
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Convallaria majalis var. majalis 041-11-001a

 

Look for it where it persists after cultivation

Rare

Non-native: Eurasia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: American Lily-of-the-valley
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Convallaria pseudomajalis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Convallaria majuscula
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Convallaria majalis var. montana 041-11-001b

 

Look for it in mountain forests, particularly in rocky woodlands or forests on or near ridgetops under northern red oak at about 1000 to 1500m elevation, sometimes at lower elevations (down to at least 700m) & under Quercus montana

Uncommon (rare in Piedmont, rare in SC), endemic to the Southern Appalachians

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Georgia Beargrass, Sandhills Lily
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Nolina georgiana
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Nolina georgiana
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Nolina georgiana 041-13-001

 

Look for it in sandhills, and it's sometimes locally common on slightly less xeric lower sandhill slopes

Rare

Native to South Carolina & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Eastern Turkeybeard, Beargrass, Mountain-asphodel
Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Xerophyllum asphodeloides
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Xerophyllum asphodeloides
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Xerophyllum asphodeloides 041-15-001

 

Look for it on dry ridges and slopes in the mountains, primarily in dry, strongly acidic sites which burn periodically, such as pine/heath woodlands and forests, heath balds, and xeric oak forests

Uncommon in NC (rare in GA-SC)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Swamp Pink
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Helonias bullata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Helonias bullata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Helonias bullata 041-16-001

 

Look for it in bogs, usually under dense shrubs in peaty soils

Rare

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Fairywand, Devil's Bit
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Chamaelirium luteum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Chamaelirium luteum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Chamaelirium luteum 041-17-001

 

Look for it on moist slopes, bottomlands, wet savannas

Common (rare in Coastal Plain)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Coastal Bog Asphodel, Coastal False Asphodel, Southern Bog Asphodel, Savanna Asphodel
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Triantha racemosa
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Triantha racemosa
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Tofieldia racemosa var. racemosa 041-18-001a

 

Look for it in savannas, savanna-pocosin ecotones, seepage bogs

Uncommon in Coastal Plain, rare in Piedmont

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Sticky Bog Asphodel, Northern Bog Asphodel, False Asphodel
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Triantha glutinosa
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Triantha glutinosa
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Tofieldia racemosa var. glutinosa 041-18-001b

 

Look for it in bogs and seeps, esp over mafic or calcareous rocks

Rare (an endemic)

Native to North Carolina & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Carolina Bog Asphodel, White Asphodel
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Tofieldia glabra
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Tofieldia glabra
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Tofieldia glabra 041-18-002

 

Look for it in savanna-pocosin ecotones, wet savannas, seepage bogs

Rare, endemic to the Coastal Plain (inc Sandhills) of NC & northern SC

Native to the Carolinas

 


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camera icon Common Name: Rush-featherling, Pleea
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Pleea tenuifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Pleea tenuifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Pleea tenuifolia 041-19-001

 

Look for it - it's locally abundant in wet savannas, pocosin margins, usually in peaty soil

Uncommon (rare in SC)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Golden Colicroot
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Aletris aurea
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Aletris aurea
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Aletris aurea 041-20-001

 

Look for it in pine savannas, seepage bogs, pine flatwoods

Uncommon

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Yellow Colicroot
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Aletris lutea
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Aletris lutea

 

Look for it in wet pine savannas

Common (rare north of GA)

Native to North Carolina & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Southern White Colic-root
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Aletris obovata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Aletris obovata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Aletris obovata 041-20-002

 

Look for it in pine savannas

Uncommon in GA, rare in SC

Native to South Carolina & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Northern White Colicroot, White-star Grass, Stargrass, Mealy Colicroot
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Aletris farinosa
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Aletris farinosa
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Aletris farinosa 041-20-003

 

Look for it in pine savannas, pine flatwoods, seepage bogs, upland woodlands, roadbanks

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Fly-poison
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Amianthium muscitoxicum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Amianthium muscitoxicum
SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Amianthium muscaetoxicum 041-21-001

 

Look for it in mesic forests, pine savannas, meadows, from 5 to at least 1600m in elevation

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Florida Feathershank
Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Schoenocaulon dubium
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Schoenocaulon dubium

 

Look for it in dry pine savannas, longleaf pine sandhills, Florida scrub

Rare

Native to Georgia

 


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