OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

Your search found 10 taxa in the family Magnoliaceae, Magnolia family, as understood by Weakley's Flora.

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Tuliptree, Yellow Poplar, Whitewood

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Liriodendron tulipifera var. tulipifera   FAMILY: Magnoliaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Liriodendron tulipifera   FAMILY: Magnoliaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Liriodendron tulipifera 080-01-001   FAMILY: Magnoliaceae

 

Habitat: Mesic forests, cove forests in the Mountains to at least 1500m in elevation, bottomland forests and swamps

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Sweetbay, Sweetbay Magnolia, Swampbay

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Magnolia virginiana +   FAMILY: Magnoliaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Magnolia virginiana   FAMILY: Magnoliaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Magnolia virginiana 080-02-001   FAMILY: Magnoliaceae

 

Look for it in pocosins, bay forests, & swamps in Coastal Plain, streamhead pocosins, swamps, & sandhill seeps in the Sandhills, bogs & peaty swamps in Piedmont (& Mountains, in the case of var. australis)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Southern Magnolia, Bull Bay

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Magnolia grandiflora   FAMILY: Magnoliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Magnolia grandiflora   FAMILY: Magnoliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Magnolia grandiflora 080-02-002   FAMILY: Magnoliaceae

 

Habitat: Maritime forests, mesic Coastal Plain bluffs and flats, bottomlands, now also widely naturalized, spreading from cultivation into wet to mesic (and even dry) forests

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Bigleaf Magnolia, Large-leaved Magnolia, Umbrella Tree

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Magnolia macrophylla   FAMILY: Magnoliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Magnolia macrophylla   FAMILY: Magnoliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Magnolia macrophylla 080-02-003   FAMILY: Magnoliaceae

 

Habitat: Mesic forests, primarily over limestone, other calcareous sedimentary rocks (calcareous shales, sandstones, etc.), or mafic rocks (east of the Blue Ridge), mesic hammocks in the Coastal Plain

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Ashe's Magnolia

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Magnolia ashei   FAMILY: Magnoliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Magnolia ashei   FAMILY: Magnoliaceae

 

Habitat: Moist to wet hammocks

Native: Florida

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Fraser Magnolia, Mountain Magnolia, Earleaf Umbrella-tree, Umbrella Tree

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Magnolia fraseri   FAMILY: Magnoliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Magnolia fraseri   FAMILY: Magnoliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Magnolia fraseri 080-02-004   FAMILY: Magnoliaceae

 

Habitat: Mesic to dry forests

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Pyramid Magnolia

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Magnolia pyramidata   FAMILY: Magnoliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Magnolia pyramidata   FAMILY: Magnoliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Magnolia pyramidata 080-02-005   FAMILY: Magnoliaceae

 

Habitat: Mesic hammocks, mesic forests, especially of bluffs and ravines

Native to South Carolina & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Umbrella Magnolia, Umbrella-tree

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Magnolia tripetala   FAMILY: Magnoliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Magnolia tripetala   FAMILY: Magnoliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Magnolia tripetala 080-02-006   FAMILY: Magnoliaceae

 

Habitat: Mesic forests, ravines

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Cucumber Magnolia, Cucumber-tree

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Magnolia acuminata var. acuminata   FAMILY: Magnoliaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Magnolia acuminata   FAMILY: Magnoliaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Magnolia acuminata 080-02-007   FAMILY: Magnoliaceae

 

Habitat: Mesic to subxeric forests, especially (but by no means strictly) over mafic or calcareous rocks, up to at least 1550m (where growing with Betula alleghaniensis, Abies fraseri, Picea rubens, and Sorbus americana), ultramafic outcrop barrens (where codominant with Pinus rigida and Quercus alba)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Piedmont Cucumber Magnolia, Yellow Cucumber-tree, Showy Cucumber Magnolia

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Magnolia acuminata var. subcordata   FAMILY: Magnoliaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Magnolia acuminata   FAMILY: Magnoliaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Magnolia acuminata 080-02-007?   FAMILY: Magnoliaceae

 

Habitat: Moist to dry slopes and bottomlands over mafic or calcareous rocks

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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