OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

Your search found 13 taxa in the family Melanthiaceae, Bunchflower family, as understood by Weakley's Flora.

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Fly-poison

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Amianthium muscitoxicum   FAMILY: Melanthiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Amianthium muscitoxicum   FAMILY: Liliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Amianthium muscaetoxicum 041-21-001   FAMILY: Liliaceae

 

Habitat: In a wide variety of mesic to dry forests, pine savannas, longleaf pine sandhills, meadows, from 5m to at least 1600m in elevation

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Florida Feathershank

Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Schoenocaulon dubium   FAMILY: Melanthiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Schoenocaulon dubium   FAMILY: Liliaceae

 

Habitat: Dry pine savannas, longleaf pine sandhills, Florida scrub

Rare

Native to Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Large Death Camas, Snakeroot, Sandbog Death-camas, Bog Death Camas

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Zigadenus glaberrimus   FAMILY: Melanthiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Zigadenus glaberrimus   FAMILY: Liliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Zigadenus glaberrimus 041-22-001   FAMILY: Liliaceae

 

Habitat: Sandhill seepage bogs, pine savannas, pocosin edges

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: White Death-camas, White Camass

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Anticlea glauca   FAMILY: Melanthiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Zigadenus elegans ssp. glaucus   FAMILY: Liliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Zigadenus glaucus 041-22-002   FAMILY: Liliaceae

 

Habitat: Limestone and dolostone woodlands, glades, cliffs, and outcrops

Native to North Carolina

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Crow-poison, Savanna Camass, Osceola-plume

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Stenanthium densum   FAMILY: Melanthiaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Zigadenus densus   FAMILY: Liliaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Zigadenus densus 041-22-003   FAMILY: Liliaceae

 

Habitat: Pine savannas, pine flatwoods

Common in Coastal Plain

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Pinebarrens Death-camas

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Stenanthium leimanthoides   FAMILY: Melanthiaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Zigadenus leimanthoides   FAMILY: Liliaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Zigadenus leimanthoides 041-22-004   FAMILY: Liliaceae

 

Habitat: High elevation rock outcrops, shrub balds, seepage areas at high elevations, fens, bogs in the Coastal Plain

Rare

Native to North Carolina & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Virginia Bunchflower, Bog Bunchflower

Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Melanthium virginicum   FAMILY: Melanthiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Veratrum virginicum   FAMILY: Liliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Melanthium virginicum 041-23-001   FAMILY: Liliaceae

 

Habitat: Pine savannas, bogs, fens, seeps, wet seepage-fed forests

Uncommon (rare in SC)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Crisped Bunchflower, Broadleaf Bunchflower, Slender Bunchflower

Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Melanthium hybridum   FAMILY: Melanthiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Veratrum hybridum   FAMILY: Liliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Melanthium hybridum 041-23-002   FAMILY: Liliaceae

 

Habitat: Moist to dry forests, usually in base-rich soils

Uncommon in NC-SC Mtns (rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC), endemic to the Appalachians

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: White-hellebore, Indian Poke, Green Hellebore, Cornhusk Lily

Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Veratrum viride   FAMILY: Melanthiaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Veratrum viride   FAMILY: Liliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Veratrum viride 041-24-001   FAMILY: Liliaceae

 

Habitat: Seeps, streambanks, wet boulderfields

Common in NC, rare in GA

Native to North Carolina & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Mountain Bunchflower, Small-flowered Hellebore, Small False Hellebore, Appalachian Bunchflower

Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Melanthium parviflorum   FAMILY: Melanthiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Veratrum parviflorum   FAMILY: Liliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Veratrum parviflorum 041-24-002   FAMILY: Liliaceae

 

Habitat: Moist to rather dry forests, up to at least 1700 meters, most frequent in oak forests at middle elevations

Common in NC-SC Mountains (uncommon in GA, rare in Piedmont), endemic to S. Appalachians

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Ozark Bunchflower, Wood's False-hellebore

Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Melanthium woodii   FAMILY: Melanthiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Veratrum woodii   FAMILY: Liliaceae

 

Habitat: Circumneutral soil of woodlands over mafic rocks (such as amphibolite) or other calcareous substrates, hammocks

Rare, primarily Ozarkian but extending eastward in scattered populations

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Featherbells, Eastern Featherbells

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Stenanthium gramineum var. gramineum   FAMILY: Melanthiaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Stenanthium gramineum var. gramineum   FAMILY: Liliaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Stenanthium gramineum 041-25-001   FAMILY: Liliaceae

 

Habitat: Dry and mesic forests and woodlands, grassy balds, serpentine barrens, to at least 1700m in elevation

Common in Carolina Mountains, uncommon in GA Mtns, rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Bog Featherbells

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Stenanthium gramineum var. robustum   FAMILY: Melanthiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Stenanthium gramineum var. robustum   FAMILY: Liliaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Stenanthium gramineum 041-25-001?   FAMILY: Liliaceae

 

Habitat: Bogs and wet meadows

Rare

Native to North Carolina

 


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