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 6 taxa in the family Loganiaceae, Logania family, as understood by PLANTS National Database.

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Carolina Jessamine, Yellow Jessamine
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Gelsemium sempervirens   FAMILY: Gelsemiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Gelsemium sempervirens   FAMILY: Loganiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Gelsemium sempervirens 154-01-001   FAMILY: Loganiaceae

 

Look for it in a wide range of habitats, from swamp forests to dry uplands & thickets, also commonly planted as an oramental

Common (uncommon in Mountains)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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speaker icon Common Name: Swamp Jessamine
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Gelsemium rankinii   FAMILY: Gelsemiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Gelsemium rankinii   FAMILY: Loganiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Gelsemium rankinii 154-01-002   FAMILY: Loganiaceae

 

Look for it in swamps of blackwater rivers

Common in GA Coastal Plain (uncommon in NC-SC)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Indian Pink, Woodland Pinkroot, Wormgrass
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Spigelia marilandica   FAMILY: Loganiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Spigelia marilandica   FAMILY: Loganiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Spigelia marilandica 154-02-001   FAMILY: Loganiaceae

 

Look for it in woodlands & forests, usually on circumneutral soils

Common (rare in NC)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Small-leaved Miterwort, Swamp Hornpod
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Mitreola sessilifolia   FAMILY: Loganiaceae
INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Mitreola sessilifolia   FAMILY: Loganiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Cynoctonum sessilifolium 154-03-001   FAMILY: Loganiaceae

 

Look for it in wet savannas, pocosins, ditches, margins of limesink depressions (dolines)

Common in Coastal Plain (rare in Piedmont)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Narrow-leaved Miterwort
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Mitreola angustifolia   FAMILY: Loganiaceae
INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Mitreola sessilifolia   FAMILY: Loganiaceae

 

Look for it in clay-based Carolina bays, other Coastal Plain depressional wetlands

Rare

Native to South Carolina & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Caribbean Miterwort, Lax Hornpod
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Mitreola petiolata   FAMILY: Loganiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Mitreola petiolata   FAMILY: Loganiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Cynoctonum mitreola 154-03-002   FAMILY: Loganiaceae

 

Look for it in swamps, marshes, ditches, seepage areas on calcareous glades, other wet habitats

Common in GA Coastal Plain, uncommon in NC-SC Coastal Plain (rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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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