OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

Your search found 24 taxa in the family Oleaceae, Olive family, as understood by PLANTS National Database.

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camera icon Common Name: Carolina Ash, Water Ash, Pop Ash

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Fraxinus caroliniana   FAMILY: Oleaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Fraxinus caroliniana   FAMILY: Oleaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Fraxinus caroliniana 153-01-001   FAMILY: Oleaceae

 

Habitat: Deeply to shallowly flooded swamps, both alluvial and tidal

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: White Ash, American Ash

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Fraxinus americana   FAMILY: Oleaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Fraxinus americana   FAMILY: Oleaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Fraxinus americana var. americana 153-01-002a   FAMILY: Oleaceae

 

Habitat: Mesic slopes, rich cove forests

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Biltmore Ash, Biltmore White Ash

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Fraxinus biltmoreana   FAMILY: Oleaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Fraxinus americana   FAMILY: Oleaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Fraxinus americana var. biltmoreana 153-01-002b   FAMILY: Oleaceae

 

Habitat: Mesic slopes, rich cove forests, dry calcareous or mafic glades and woodlands (with Juniperus virginiana var. virginiana and Carya glabra), calcareous hammocks

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Pumpkin Ash

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Fraxinus profunda   FAMILY: Oleaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Fraxinus profunda   FAMILY: Oleaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Fraxinus tomentosa 153-01-003   FAMILY: Oleaceae

 

Habitat: Swamps, especially along blackwater rivers and streams and in freshwater tidal wetlands (as along the James, Pamunkey, Mattaponi, and Rappahannock rivers in e. VA), also in brownwater bottomlands; common (rare in Piedmont and Mountains)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Green Ash, Red Ash

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Fraxinus pennsylvanica   FAMILY: Oleaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Fraxinus pennsylvanica   FAMILY: Oleaceae

INCLUDING Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Fraxinus pennsylvanica + 153-01-004   FAMILY: Oleaceae

 

Habitat: Bottomlands and swamps, especially along brownwater rivers and streams, rarely on mesic upland disturbed sites

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Blue Ash

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Fraxinus quadrangulata   FAMILY: Oleaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Fraxinus quadrangulata   FAMILY: Oleaceae

 

Habitat: Mesic to dry calcareous woodlands and forests

Native to Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Swamp-privet

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Forestiera acuminata   FAMILY: Oleaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Forestiera acuminata   FAMILY: Oleaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Forestiera acuminata 153-02-001   FAMILY: Oleaceae

 

Habitat: Swamp forests, especially over calcareous substrates

Native to South Carolina & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Godfrey's Forestiera

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Forestiera godfreyi   FAMILY: Oleaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Forestiera godfreyi   FAMILY: Oleaceae

 

Habitat: Shell middens, maritime forests over shell substrate

Native to South Carolina & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Upland Swamp Privet, Southern-privet, Glade Privet, Upland Privet

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Forestiera ligustrina   FAMILY: Oleaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Forestiera ligustrina   FAMILY: Oleaceae

 

Habitat: Upland forests, woodlands, and glades, mostly on calcareous rocks or shell middens

Native to South Carolina & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Florida-privet, Florida Forestiera

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Forestiera segregata   FAMILY: Oleaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Forestiera segregata var. segregata   FAMILY: Oleaceae

 

Habitat: Calcareous scrub, shell middens, maritime forests and thickets

Rare

Native to South Carolina & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Fringetree, Grancy Graybeard, Old Man's Beard, Grandsir-graybeard

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Chionanthus virginicus   FAMILY: Oleaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Chionanthus virginicus   FAMILY: Oleaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Chionanthus virginicus 153-03-001   FAMILY: Oleaceae

 

Habitat: Dry, mesic, or wet forests and woodlands, granitic flatrocks and domes, glades and barrens over various rocks (including granite, greenstone, etc.), swamp forests in the Coastal Plain, tidal swamps, rarely pocosins

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Devilwood, Wild Olive

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Cartrema americanum   FAMILY: Oleaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Osmanthus americanus var. americanus   FAMILY: Oleaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Osmanthus americana 153-04-001   FAMILY: Oleaceae

 

Habitat: Maritime forests and (in FL, GA, SC, and extreme s. NC) hammocks and other dry, sandy forests well inland, and reported southwards for wet habitats as well

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Fragrant Tea Olive

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

PLANTS National Database: Osmanthus fragrans   FAMILY: Oleaceae

 

Non-native

 


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camera icon Common Name: Amur Privet

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Ligustrum obtusifolium var. suave   FAMILY: Oleaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ligustrum amurense   FAMILY: Oleaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ligustrum amurense 153-05-001   FAMILY: Oleaceae

 

Habitat: Disturbed places

Non-native: Japan

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Japanese Privet

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ligustrum japonicum   FAMILY: Oleaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ligustrum japonicum   FAMILY: Oleaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ligustrum japonicum 153-05-002   FAMILY: Oleaceae

 

Habitat: Disturbed places

Non-native: Japan & Korea

 


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camera icon Common Name: California Privet

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ligustrum ovalifolium   FAMILY: Oleaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ligustrum ovalifolium   FAMILY: Oleaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ligustrum ovalifolium 153-05-003   FAMILY: Oleaceae

 

Habitat: Disturbed places

Non-native: Japan

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Chinese Privet

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ligustrum sinense   FAMILY: Oleaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ligustrum sinense   FAMILY: Oleaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ligustrum sinense 153-05-004   FAMILY: Oleaceae

 

Habitat: Moist forests, especially alluvial bottomlands, and also in a wide range of other forests, woodlands, glade edges, etc

Non-native: China

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Glossy Privet, Broadleaf Privet

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ligustrum lucidum   FAMILY: Oleaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ligustrum lucidum   FAMILY: Oleaceae

 

Habitat: Disturbed places

Non-native: China, Japan & Korea

 


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camera icon Common Name: Border Privet

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Ligustrum obtusifolium var. obtusifolium   FAMILY: Oleaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ligustrum obtusifolium   FAMILY: Oleaceae

 

Habitat: Disturbed places

Non-native: Japan

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: European Privet, Common Privet

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ligustrum vulgare   FAMILY: Oleaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ligustrum vulgare   FAMILY: Oleaceae

 

Habitat: Disturbed places

Non-native: Europe & northern Africa

 


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Common Name: Weeping Forsythia

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Forsythia suspensa   FAMILY: Oleaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Forsythia suspensa   FAMILY: Oleaceae

 

Habitat: Waste places, vacant lots, suburban woodlands, commonly planted and persistent, rarely escaped

Non-native: China

 


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Common Name: Greenstem Forsythia

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Forsythia viridissima   FAMILY: Oleaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Forsythia viridissima   FAMILY: Oleaceae

 

Habitat: Waste places, vacant lots, suburban woodlands, commonly planted and persistent, rarely escaped

Non-native: China

 


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camera icon Common Name: Winter Jasmine

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Jasminum nudiflorum   FAMILY: Oleaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Jasminum nudiflorum   FAMILY: Oleaceae

 

Habitat: Cultivated and rarely persistent or spreading, at least vegetatively by layering (Diamond 2013)

Non-native: China

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Common Lilac, French Lilac

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Syringa vulgaris   FAMILY: Oleaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Syringa vulgaris   FAMILY: Oleaceae

 

Habitat: Commonly planted, persistent and naturalizing around old farms

Non-native: Europe

 


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