OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

Your search found 11 taxa in the family Lythraceae, Loosestrife family, as understood by Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

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camera icon Common Name: Toothcup, Lowland Rotala

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Rotala ramosior   FAMILY: Lythraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Rotala ramosior   FAMILY: Lythraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Rotala ramosior 135-01-001   FAMILY: Lythraceae

 

Habitat: Marshes, ditches, exposed drawdown muds and silts

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Roundleaf Toothcup, Dwarf Rotala

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Rotala rotundifolia   FAMILY: Lythraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Rotala rotundifolia   FAMILY: Lythraceae

 

Habitat: Canals, other wet disturbed areas

Non-native: Asia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Red Toothcup, Scarlet Toothcup, valley redstem

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ammannia coccinea   FAMILY: Lythraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ammannia coccinea   FAMILY: Lythraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ammannia coccinea 135-02-001   FAMILY: Lythraceae

 

Habitat: Marshes, ditches, exposed muddy river shores and banks, wet pine flatwoods, other wet places

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Water-purslane

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Didiplis diandra   FAMILY: Lythraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Didiplis diandra   FAMILY: Lythraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Peplis diandra 135-03-001   FAMILY: Lythraceae

 

Habitat: Stagnant water of pools, streams, and old beaverponds

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Water-oleander, Water-willow, Swamp Loosestrife, Peatweed

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Decodon verticillatus   FAMILY: Lythraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Decodon verticillatus   FAMILY: Lythraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Decodon verticillatus 135-04-001   FAMILY: Lythraceae

 

Habitat: Natural lakes, limesink ponds, peatlands, peaty swamps

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Purple Loosestrife

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Lythrum salicaria   FAMILY: Lythraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lythrum salicaria   FAMILY: Lythraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lythrum salicaria 135-05-002   FAMILY: Lythraceae

 

Habitat: Swamps, marshes, other wet places

Non-native: Eurasia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Northern Winged Loosestrife

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Lythrum alatum   FAMILY: Lythraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lythrum alatum var. alatum   FAMILY: Lythraceae

 

Habitat: Calcareous meadows, marl fens, and disturbed wet calcareous places

Native to Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Clammy Cuphea, Blue Waxweed

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Cuphea viscosissima   FAMILY: Lythraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Cuphea viscosissima   FAMILY: Lythraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Cuphea viscosissima 135-06-001   FAMILY: Lythraceae

 

Habitat: Dry or wet places, especially over mafic or calcareous rocks

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Colombian Waxweed

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Cuphea carthagenensis   FAMILY: Lythraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Cuphea carthagenensis   FAMILY: Lythraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (MISSPELLED) Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Cuphea carthagensis 135-06-002   FAMILY: Lythraceae

 

Habitat: Marshes, ditches, floodplain forests, wet hammocks, other wet places

Non-native: South America

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Crape-myrtle

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Lagerstroemia indica   FAMILY: Lythraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lagerstroemia indica   FAMILY: Lythraceae

 

Habitat: Commonly cultivated, persistent around old plantings, spreading to roadsides, old fields, suburban woodlands, and natural areas

Non-native: Asia

 


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Common Name: European Water Chestnut, Water Caltrop

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Trapa natans   FAMILY: Lythraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Trapa natans   FAMILY: Trapaceae

 

Habitat: Farm ponds and other stagnant or slow-moving water

Non-native: Eurasia & Africa

 


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