OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

Your search found 44 taxa in the family Onagraceae, Evening Primrose family, as understood by Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Wingstem Water-primrose, Wingleaf Primrose-willow

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Ludwigia decurrens   FAMILY: Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ludwigia decurrens   FAMILY: Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ludwigia decurrens 137-01-001   FAMILY: Onagraceae

 

Habitat: Swamp forests, marshes, ditches

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: South American Seedbox

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Ludwigia bonariensis   FAMILY: Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ludwigia bonariensis   FAMILY: Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ludwigia bonariensis 137-01-002   FAMILY: Onagraceae

 

Habitat: Freshwater tidal marshes and adjacent disturbed areas

Rare or waif(s)

Non-native: tropical America, apparently

 


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camera icon Common Name: Mexican Primose-willow

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Ludwigia octovalvis   FAMILY: Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ludwigia octovalvis   FAMILY: Onagraceae

 

Habitat: Marshes, disturbed areas

Uncommon in GA, rare in Carolinas

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Water-willow, Primrose Willow, Anglestem Primrose-willow

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Ludwigia leptocarpa   FAMILY: Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ludwigia leptocarpa   FAMILY: Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ludwigia leptocarpa 137-01-003   FAMILY: Onagraceae

 

Habitat: Riverbanks, marshes, swamps, and ditches, often on logs or tree bases in deep swamps

Common in Coastal Plain (rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC)

Native to the Coastal Plain of the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Showy Water-primrose, Large-flower Water-primrose

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Ludwigia grandiflora   FAMILY: Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ludwigia grandiflora ssp. grandiflora   FAMILY: Onagraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ludwigia uruguayensis 137-01-004?   FAMILY: Onagraceae

 

Habitat: Ponds, lakes, sluggish waters of ditches or streams

Uncommon in Coastal Plain, rare in Piedmont

Non-native

 


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camera icon Common Name: Common Water-primrose

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Ludwigia hexapetala   FAMILY: Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ludwigia grandiflora ssp. hexapetala   FAMILY: Onagraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ludwigia uruguayensis 137-01-004?   FAMILY: Onagraceae

 

Habitat: Ponds, lakes, sluggish waters of ditches or streams

Uncommon in Coastal Plain & SC Piedmont (rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC)

Non-native

 


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camera icon Common Name: Savanna Seedbox, Slender Seedbox

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Ludwigia virgata   FAMILY: Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ludwigia virgata   FAMILY: Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ludwigia virgata 137-01-006   FAMILY: Onagraceae

 

Habitat: Wet pine savannas and pine flatwoods

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Harper's Seedbox, Seaside Seedbox

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Ludwigia maritima   FAMILY: Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ludwigia maritima   FAMILY: Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ludwigia maritima 137-01-007   FAMILY: Onagraceae

 

Habitat: Pine savannas, pine flatwoods, bogs

Common in Coastal Plain

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Rafinesque's Seedbox, Spindleroot, Hairy Seedbox

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Ludwigia hirtella   FAMILY: Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ludwigia hirtella   FAMILY: Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ludwigia hirtella 137-01-008   FAMILY: Onagraceae

 

Habitat: Pine savannas, rarely inland in boggy seepage in barrens and oak flatwoods

Common in Coastal Plain (rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Alternate-leaf Seedbox, Bushy Seedbox

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Ludwigia alternifolia   FAMILY: Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ludwigia alternifolia   FAMILY: Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ludwigia alternifolia 137-01-009   FAMILY: Onagraceae

 

Habitat: Freshwater tidal marshes, ditches, other marshes, open wet places, disturbed wet places

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Narrowleaf Seedbox, Slender Seedbox

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Ludwigia linearis +   FAMILY: Onagraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Ludwigia linearis   FAMILY: Onagraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ludwigia linearis 137-01-011   FAMILY: Onagraceae

 

Common to rare, depending on variety and region

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Hairy Seedbox

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Ludwigia pilosa   FAMILY: Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ludwigia pilosa   FAMILY: Onagraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ludwigia pilosa 137-01-013   FAMILY: Onagraceae

 

Habitat: Swamps, ditches, other wet places

Common in Coastal Plain (rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Shrubby Seedbox

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Ludwigia suffruticosa   FAMILY: Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ludwigia suffruticosa   FAMILY: Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ludwigia suffruticosa 137-01-014   FAMILY: Onagraceae

 

Habitat: Periodically to seasonally flooded portions of limesink ponds (dolines) and clay-based Carolina bays

Common in GA & SC Coastal Plain (rare in NC)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Globe-fruited Seedbox

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Ludwigia sphaerocarpa   FAMILY: Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ludwigia sphaerocarpa   FAMILY: Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ludwigia sphaerocarpa 137-01-017   FAMILY: Onagraceae

 

Habitat: Boggy areas, pools, ditches, river marshes, interdune swales, river and pondshores, tidal freshwater marshes

Uncommon in SC Coastal Plain (rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Pondshore Seedbox, piedmont primrose-willow, Needleleaf Ludwigia

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Ludwigia arcuata   FAMILY: Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ludwigia arcuata   FAMILY: Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ludwigia arcuata 137-01-019   FAMILY: Onagraceae

 

Habitat: Marshes or submerged in water of natural Coastal Plain ponds

Uncommon

Native to South Carolina & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Long Beach Seedbox, Coastal Plain Water-purslane

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Ludwigia brevipes   FAMILY: Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ludwigia brevipes   FAMILY: Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ludwigia brevipes 137-01-020   FAMILY: Onagraceae

 

Habitat: Pondshores, blackwater rivers, interdunal swales, borrow ponds, ditches, impoundments, marshes

Rare

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Creeping Seedbox

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Ludwigia repens   FAMILY: Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ludwigia repens   FAMILY: Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ludwigia repens 137-01-021   FAMILY: Onagraceae

 

Habitat: Ditches, pools, and streams

Uncommon in Coastal Plain (rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Southern Water-purslane

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Ludwigia spathulata   FAMILY: Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ludwigia spathulata   FAMILY: Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ludwigia spathulata 137-01-022   FAMILY: Onagraceae

 

Habitat: Sinkhole ponds, cypress-gum ponds, depression meadows, boggy shores

Rare

Native to South Carolina & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Common Water-purslane, Marsh Purslane, Marsh Seedbox

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Ludwigia palustris   FAMILY: Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ludwigia palustris   FAMILY: Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ludwigia palustris 137-01-023   FAMILY: Onagraceae

 

Habitat: In a wide range of natural and altered moist to wet disturbed areas

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Common Evening-primrose

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Oenothera biennis   FAMILY: Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Oenothera biennis   FAMILY: Onagraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Oenothera biennis 137-02-001   FAMILY: Onagraceae

 

Habitat: Fields, pastures, roadsides, disturbed areas

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Nodding Evening-primrose

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Oenothera nutans   FAMILY: Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Oenothera nutans   FAMILY: Onagraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Oenothera biennis 137-02-001?   FAMILY: Onagraceae

 

Habitat: Roadsides, openings, forest edges, pastures

Uncommon in NC Mountains (rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC?)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Beach Evening Primrose, Drummond's Evening Primrose

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Oenothera drummondii   FAMILY: Onagraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Oenothera drummondii   FAMILY: Onagraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Oenothera drummondii 137-02-003   FAMILY: Onagraceae

 

Habitat: Sandy ocean beaches, disturbed areas; eastwards perhaps only introduced or adventive from the western Gulf Coast

Rare in Carolina Coastal Plain (waifs inland)

Native: Gulf state(s); occurrences in Coastal Plain of FL-SC-NC are also plausibly native

 


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camera icon Common Name: Dunes Evening Primrose, Seabeach Evening Primrose, Spreading Evening Primrose

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Oenothera humifusa   FAMILY: Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Oenothera humifusa   FAMILY: Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Oenothera humifusa 137-02-004   FAMILY: Onagraceae

 

Habitat: Coastal sand dunes

Common in Coastal Plain

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Cutleaf Evening Primrose

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Oenothera laciniata   FAMILY: Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Oenothera laciniata   FAMILY: Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Oenothera laciniata var. laciniata 137-02-006a   FAMILY: Onagraceae

 

Habitat: Disturbed areas

Common (uncommon in NC Mountains)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Showy Evening Primrose, White Evening Primrose, Pink-ladies, Pink Evening Primrose

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Oenothera speciosa   FAMILY: Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Oenothera speciosa   FAMILY: Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Oenothera speciosa 137-02-007   FAMILY: Onagraceae

 

Habitat: Grasslands, prairies, glades, roadsides and fields, also cultivated as an ornamental

Common Piedmont of GA & SC, common in Coastal Plain of GA & SC (uncommon in NC Piedmont, uncommon in NC Coastal Plain) (rare in Mountains)

Native: west of the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Little Sundrops, Small Sundrops

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Oenothera perennis   FAMILY: Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Oenothera perennis   FAMILY: Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Oenothera perennis 137-02-008   FAMILY: Onagraceae

 

Habitat: Bogs, sphagnous seeps, moist fields

Rare

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Narrowleaf Sundrops

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Oenothera fruticosa var. fruticosa   FAMILY: Onagraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Oenothera fruticosa ssp. fruticosa   FAMILY: Onagraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Oenothera fruticosa 137-02-009   FAMILY: Onagraceae

 

Habitat: Piedmont hardpan woodlands, mafic and ultramafic barrens, dry oak-hickory woodlands, longleaf pine sandhill woodlands, dry roadsides

Common in NC Piedmont, uncommon in SC Piedmont (rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Riverbank Evening Primrose, Riverbank Sundrops

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Oenothera riparia   FAMILY: Onagraceae

(?) INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Oenothera fruticosa ssp. fruticosa   FAMILY: Onagraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Oenothera fruticosa 137-02-009?   FAMILY: Onagraceae

 

Habitat: Freshwater tidal marshes and freshwater tidal swamp forests, non-tidal swamps, along channel margins

Uncommon in NC, rare in SC

Native to the Carolinas

 


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Common Name: Coastal Sundrops

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Oenothera unguiculata   FAMILY: Onagraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Oenothera fruticosa ssp. fruticosa   FAMILY: Onagraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Oenothera fruticosa 137-02-009?   FAMILY: Onagraceae

 

Habitat: Longleaf pine sandhill seeps, moist to wet loamy savannas, wet maritime grasslands

Uncommon in Carolina Coastal Plain (rare in GA)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Northern Sundrops, Appalachian Sundrops

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Oenothera tetragona   FAMILY: Onagraceae

(?) INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Oenothera fruticosa ssp. tetragona   FAMILY: Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Oenothera tetragona 137-02-010   FAMILY: Onagraceae

 

Habitat: Moist to wet meadows, woodlands, stream margins, river-scours, rocky shoals

Native north of the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Glaucous Sundrops

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Oenothera glauca   FAMILY: Onagraceae

(?) INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Oenothera fruticosa ssp. tetragona   FAMILY: Onagraceae

 

Habitat: Cliffs, rocky streambanks, moist forests over sedimentary rock

Rare

Native to Georgia

 


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Common Name: Blue Ridge Sundrops

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Oenothera hybrida   FAMILY: Onagraceae

(?) INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Oenothera fruticosa ssp. tetragona   FAMILY: Onagraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Oenothera tetragona 137-02-010?   FAMILY: Onagraceae

 

Habitat: Moist forests and woodlands, rocky streambanks, moist roadsides, at moderate to high elevations

Common in Carolina Mountains, uncommon in GA Mountains

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Threadleaf Sundrops, Flaxleaf Sundrops

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Oenothera linifolia   FAMILY: Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Oenothera linifolia   FAMILY: Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Oenothera linifolia 137-02-011x   FAMILY: Onagraceae

 

Habitat: Barrens, glades, dry openings, and fields

Rare

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Shale-barren Evening Primrose, Shale Evening Primrose

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Oenothera argillicola   FAMILY: Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Oenothera argillicola   FAMILY: Onagraceae

 

Habitat: Shale barrens and woodlands

Native north of the Carolinas

 


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camera icon Common Name: Stemless Evening Primrose

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Oenothera triloba   FAMILY: Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Oenothera triloba   FAMILY: Onagraceae

 

Habitat: Limestone glades, blackbelt prairies, playas, floodplains; eastwards also in disturbed areas

Rare

Native to Georgia

 


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Common Name: Narrowleaf Willowherb, Bog Willowherb, American Marsh Willowherb

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Epilobium leptophyllum   FAMILY: Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Epilobium leptophyllum   FAMILY: Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Epilobium leptophyllum 137-03-001   FAMILY: Onagraceae

 

Habitat: Bogs, fens, seepages, and boggy meadows

Uncommon in NC Mountains

Native to North Carolina

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Great Willowherb, Fireweed

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Chamaenerion angustifolium ssp. circumvagum   FAMILY: Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Chamerion angustifolium ssp. circumvagum   FAMILY: Onagraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Epilobium angustifolium 137-03-002   FAMILY: Onagraceae

 

Habitat: Grassy balds, roadsides, montane fields, burned areas, disturbed areas

Rare in NC

Native to North Carolina

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Purpleleaf Willowherb, Bronze Willowherb, Eastern Willowherb

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Epilobium coloratum   FAMILY: Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Epilobium coloratum   FAMILY: Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Epilobium coloratum 137-03-003   FAMILY: Onagraceae

 

Habitat: Seepages, streambanks, other moist open places

Common in NC Mountains, uncommon in SC Mountains & NC Piedmont (rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Fringed Willowherb, American Willowherb

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Epilobium ciliatum ssp. ciliatum   FAMILY: Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Epilobium ciliatum ssp. ciliatum   FAMILY: Onagraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Epilobium ciliatum 137-03-004   FAMILY: Onagraceae

 

Habitat: Bogs, seeps, disturbed wet places (such as moist edges of logging roads)

Rare

Native to the Carolinas

 


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camera icon Common Name: Threadstalk Gaura, Slenderstalk Beeblossom

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Oenothera filipes   FAMILY: Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Oenothera filipes   FAMILY: Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Gaura filipes 137-04-001   FAMILY: Onagraceae

 

Habitat: Longleaf pine sandhills, pine flatwoods, barrens, prairies, sandy fields, disturbed areas, and clearings

Common in Coastal Plain of GA & SC, uncommon in Piedmont of GA & SC, uncommon in GA Mountains (rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Biennial Gaura, Northeastern Gaura, Morning Honeysuckle, Biennial Beeblossom

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Oenothera gaura   FAMILY: Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Oenothera gaura   FAMILY: Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Gaura biennis 137-04-004   FAMILY: Onagraceae

 

Habitat: Barrens, glades, woodlands, roadsides, streambanks, fields, disturbed areas

Common in NC Mountains (rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Southeastern Gaura, Southern Bee-blossom

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Oenothera simulans   FAMILY: Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Oenothera simulans   FAMILY: Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Gaura angustifolia 137-04-005   FAMILY: Onagraceae

 

Habitat: Longleaf pine sandhills, other open woodlands, sandy fields, roadsides, primarily in the outer Coastal Plain

Common in Carolina Coastal Plain, uncommon in NC

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Canada Enchanter's Nightshade

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Circaea canadensis   FAMILY: Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Circaea lutetiana ssp. canadensis   FAMILY: Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Circaea lutetiana ssp. canadensis 137-05-001   FAMILY: Onagraceae

 

Habitat: Mesic, nutrient-rich forests

Common in Mountains of GA & NC, uncommon in SC Mountains & NC Coastal Plain (rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Alpine Enchanter's Nightshade, Smaller Enchanter's Nightshade

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Circaea alpina ssp. alpina   FAMILY: Onagraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Circaea alpina ssp. alpina   FAMILY: Onagraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Circaea alpina 137-05-002   FAMILY: Onagraceae

 

Habitat: Moist organic soil at high elevations (especially in spruce-fir and northern hardwood forests), rocky or gravelly seepages, in spray behind waterfalls, at dripping cliff bases

Uncommon

Native to North Carolina

 


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