Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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camera icon Common Name: Toothcup
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Rotala ramosior
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Rotala ramosior
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Rotala ramosior 135-01-001


Petals absent or, if present, purplish-white and soon dropped, per Wildflowers of the Sandhills Region.


range map need picture of flower of Rotala rotundifolia, Roundleaf Toothcup, Dwarf Rotala
Common Name: Roundleaf Toothcup, Dwarf Rotala
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Rotala rotundifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Rotala rotundifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH Guide to the Vascular Plants of Florida (Wunderlin & Hansen, 2011) Rotala rotundifolia

camera icon Common Name: Red Toothcup, valley redstem
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ammannia coccinea
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ammannia coccinea
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Ammannia coccinea 135-02-001


Usually more than 3 flowers per leaf axil, the petals deep rose-purple, per Weakley's Flora.


camera icon Common Name: Water-oleander, Water-willow, Swamp Loosestrife, Peatweed
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Decodon verticillatus
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Decodon verticillatus
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Decodon verticillatus 135-04-001


Petals usually more than 10mm long; styles exserted to 20mm, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Purple Loosestrife
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Lythrum salicaria
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lythrum salicaria
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Lythrum salicaria 135-05-002


Flowers numerous in terminal spike-like thyrses, per Weakley's Flora.


camera icon Common Name: Northern Winged Loosestrife
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Lythrum alatum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lythrum alatum var. alatum


Each corolla lobe has a fine line of purple that leads to the flower throat, per www.illinoiswildflowers.info.


camera icon Common Name: Clammy Cuphea, Blue Waxweed
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Cuphea viscosissima
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Cuphea viscosissima
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Cuphea viscosissima 135-06-001
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Parsonsia petiolata

Calyx tube about 3/8" long, ribbed, lopsided. Petals emerge from its summit, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


camera icon Common Name: Colombian Waxweed
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Cuphea carthagenensis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Cuphea carthagenensis
SYNONYMOUS WITH (MISSPELLED) Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Cuphea carthagensis 135-06-002
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Parsonsia balsamona

Floral tube green, glabrous inside; stamens much shorter than floral tube, per Weakley's Flora.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Crape-myrtle
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Lagerstroemia indica
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lagerstroemia indica


The flowers have crinkled petals, per Native Trees of the Southeast, An Identification Guide.


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