OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Hovering over an image will enlarge it (works better on desktop than on mobile).

camera icon A camera indicates there are pictures.
speaker icon A speaker indicates that a botanical name is pronounced.
plus sign icon A plus sign after a Latin name indicates that the species is further divided into varieties or subspecies.

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

Your search found 9 taxa in the family Moraceae, Mulberry family, as understood by PLANTS National Database.

arrow

range map

camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Paper Mulberry

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Broussonetia papyrifera   FAMILY: Moraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Broussonetia papyrifera   FAMILY: Moraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Broussonetia papyrifera 057-01-001   FAMILY: Moraceae

 

Habitat: Urban lots, disturbed areas, roadsides

Non-native: east Asia

 


range map

camera icon speaker icon Common Name: White Mulberry, Silkworm Mulberry, Russian Mulberry

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Morus alba   FAMILY: Moraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Morus alba   FAMILY: Moraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Morus alba 057-02-001   FAMILY: Moraceae

 

Habitat: Disturbed areas, vacant lots, roadsides, moist forests

Non-native: east Asia

 


range map

camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Red Mulberry

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Morus rubra   FAMILY: Moraceae

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Morus rubra var. rubra   FAMILY: Moraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Morus rubra 057-02-002   FAMILY: Moraceae

 

Habitat: Bottomland forests, mesic slopes, disturbed areas, suburban woodlands

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


range map

camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Osage-orange, Hedge-apple, Bow-wood

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Maclura pomifera   FAMILY: Moraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Maclura pomifera   FAMILY: Moraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Maclura pomifera 057-03-001   FAMILY: Moraceae

 

Habitat: Dry-mesic to mesic upland forests and woodlands, bottomland and riparian forests, stream banks, fencerows, old fields, pastures, prairies, roadsides, naturalized beyond its native range from extensive planting in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries

Native: west of the Carolinas & Georgia

 


range map

camera icon Common Name: Edible Fig, Garden Fig

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ficus carica   FAMILY: Moraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ficus carica   FAMILY: Moraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ficus carica 057-04-001   FAMILY: Moraceae

 

Habitat: Grown for its fruits, persistent from plantings, persisting and naturalizing particularly on barrier islands, where it sometimes forms thickets on dunes, or otherwise in the outer Coastal Plain, where proximity to the ocean ameliorates cold winter temperatures

Non-native: west Asia

 


range map

camera icon Common Name: Climbing Fig, Creeping Fig

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ficus pumila   FAMILY: Moraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ficus pumila   FAMILY: Moraceae

 

Habitat: Walls, disturbed urban areas

Non-native: south Asia

 


range map

camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Laurel Fig

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) -   FAMILY: Moraceae

(?) PLANTS National Database: Ficus thonningii   FAMILY: Moraceae

 

Non-native: southern Asia

 


range map

camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Cudrania, Strawberry-bush, Chinese Che

Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Maclura tricuspidata   FAMILY: Moraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Cudrania tricuspidata   FAMILY: Moraceae

 

Habitat: Forest edges, suburban woodlands, escaped and naturalized from plantings

Waifs (escaped & naturalized from plantings)

Non-native: China/Korea

 


range map

camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Mulberry-weed, Crabweed, Foolish-weed

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Fatoua villosa   FAMILY: Moraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Fatoua villosa   FAMILY: Moraceae

 

Habitat: Disturbed areas, vegetable and flower gardens, landscaped areas around institutional buildings

Non-native: Asia

 


Your search found 9 taxa. You are on page PAGE 1 out of 1 pages.


"It is important to remember that the classification system and the keys we use in conjunction with it are artificial contrivances, created in an effort to recast what the human mind perceives as the chaotic diversity of nature into orderly patterns...." — Richard M. Smith, Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains