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 9 taxa in the family Loganiaceae, Logania family, as understood by Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

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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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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Juniperleaf, Polypremum, Rustweed
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Polypremum procumbens   FAMILY: Tetrachondraceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Polypremum procumbens   FAMILY: Buddlejaceae
(?) Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Polypremum procumbens 154-04-001   FAMILY: Loganiaceae

 

Look for it in fields, disturbed areas

Common (rare in Mountains)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Lindley's Butterflybush
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Buddleja lindleyana   FAMILY: Scrophulariaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Buddleja lindleyana   FAMILY: Buddlejaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Buddleja lindleyana 154-05-001   FAMILY: Loganiaceae

 

Look for it in disturbed areas

Rare, planted & rarely escaped to disturbed areas

Non-native: China

 


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camera icon Common Name: Orange-eye Butterflybush, Summer-lilac
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Buddleja davidii   FAMILY: Scrophulariaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Buddleja davidii   FAMILY: Buddlejaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Buddleja davidii 154-05-002   FAMILY: Loganiaceae

 

Look for it in disturbed places, such as thickets or streambanks

Rare, planted & rarely escaped to disturbed areas

Non-native: China

 


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