Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Wingstem Water-primrose
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ludwigia decurrens
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ludwigia decurrens
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Ludwigia decurrens 137-01-001
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Jussiaea decurrens

Petals 6-12mm long, 4-6mm wide, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon Common Name: Water-willow, Primrose Willow
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ludwigia leptocarpa
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ludwigia leptocarpa
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Ludwigia leptocarpa 137-01-003


Floral tube much longer than the pedicel, per Weakley's Flora.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Showy Water-primrose
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ludwigia grandiflora ssp. grandiflora
(?) SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ludwigia grandiflora ssp. grandiflora
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Ludwigia uruguayensis 137-01-004?
LESS THAN Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999) Ludwigia uruguayensis
SYNONYMOUS WITH Separation of 2 species within Ludwigia uruguayensis (Zardini, Gu, Raven, 1991) Ludwigia grandiflora

In summer, on erect flowering stems, the leaves elongate, per Wildflowers of the Carolina Lowcountry.


camera icon Common Name: Common Water-primrose
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ludwigia grandiflora ssp. hexapetala
(?) SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ludwigia grandiflora ssp. hexapetala
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Ludwigia uruguayensis 137-01-004?
LESS THAN Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999) Ludwigia uruguayensis
SYNONYMOUS WITH Separation of 2 species within Ludwigia uruguayensis (Zardini, Gu, Raven, 1991) Ludwigia hexapetala

Ssp. hexapetala is understood to be larger flowered than ssp. grandiflora, per Observations on the Ludwigia uruguayensis Complex (Onagraceae) in the US (Nesom & Kartesz, 2000).


camera icon Common Name: Savanna Seedbox, Slender Seedbox
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ludwigia virgata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ludwigia virgata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Ludwigia virgata 137-01-006


Sepals ovate and reflexed. Style 7-9mm long, its enlarged base prominent, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon Common Name: Harper's Seedbox
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Ludwigia maritima
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ludwigia maritima
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Ludwigia maritima 137-01-007
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Ludwigia maritima

Petals slightly longer than wide. Stylopodium prominent, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon Common Name: Rafinesque's Seedbox
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ludwigia hirtella
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ludwigia hirtella
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Ludwigia hirtella 137-01-008


Petals larger than those of L. alternifolia, exceeding the narrow sepals, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Alternate-leaf Seedbox
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ludwigia alternifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ludwigia alternifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Ludwigia alternifolia 137-01-009


Flowers yellow, about 1/2" across, with conspicuous spreading sepals, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


camera icon Common Name: Shrubby Seedbox
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ludwigia suffruticosa
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ludwigia suffruticosa
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Ludwigia suffruticosa 137-01-014


Flowers in a terminal headlike cluster; flowering stems 12-32" tall, per Guide to the Wildflowers of SC.


camera icon Common Name: piedmont primrose-willow
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Ludwigia arcuata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ludwigia arcuata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Ludwigia arcuata 137-01-019
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Ludwigiantha arcuata

Petals longer than sepals; pedicels 15-35mm long, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


range map need picture of flower of Ludwigia brevipes, Long Beach Seedbox, Coastal Plain Water-purslane
Common Name: Long Beach Seedbox, Coastal Plain Water-purslane
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ludwigia brevipes
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ludwigia brevipes
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Ludwigia brevipes 137-01-020


range map need picture of flower of Ludwigia repens, Creeping Seedbox
camera icon Common Name: Creeping Seedbox
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Ludwigia repens
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ludwigia repens
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Ludwigia repens 137-01-021
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Isnardia repens
SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952) Ludwigia natans

camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Common Water-purslane, Marsh Purslane
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ludwigia palustris
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ludwigia palustris
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Ludwigia palustris 137-01-023
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Isnardia palustris

This species prostrate or floating. Minute flowers sessile in the axils, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


map not available need picture of flower of Oenothera spp., Evening Primrose
Common Name: Evening Primrose
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Oenothera spp.
PLANTS National Database: Oenothera/ Calylophus spp.
Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Oenothera spp. 137-02-000


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Common Evening Primrose
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Oenothera biennis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Oenothera biennis
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Oenothera biennis 137-02-001


Four broad yellow petals with notched tips. Yellow anthers extended, per Forest Plants of the Southeast and Their Wildlife Uses.


camera icon Common Name: Beach Evening Primrose, Drummond's Evening Primrose
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Oenothera drummondii ssp. drummondii
LESS THAN PLANTS National Database: Oenothera drummondii
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Oenothera drummondii 137-02-003


The flowers are about 3" wide and turn toward the sun, per Guide to the Wildflowers of SC.


camera icon Common Name: Dunes Evening Primrose, Seabeach Evening Primrose, Spreading Evening Primrose
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Oenothera humifusa
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Oenothera humifusa
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Oenothera humifusa 137-02-004
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Raimannia humifusa

Yellow flowers tinged with pink, about 1" wide, per Guide to the Wildflowers of SC.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Cutleaf Evening Primrose
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Oenothera laciniata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Oenothera laciniata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Oenothera laciniata var. laciniata 137-02-006a
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Raimannia laciniata

Four broad petals with notched tips, per Forest Plants of the Southeast and Their Wildlife Uses.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Showy Evening Primrose, White Evening Primrose, Pink-ladies
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Oenothera speciosa
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Oenothera speciosa
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Oenothera speciosa 137-02-007
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Hartmannia speciosa

All Oenothera found in the southern mtns have a 4-branched stigma, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


Common Name: Little Sundrops, Small Sundrops
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Oenothera perennis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Oenothera perennis
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Oenothera perennis 137-02-008


Flowers open singly; inflorescence mostly nodding. Leaves lanceolate, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Southern Sundrops
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Oenothera fruticosa +
LESS THAN PLANTS National Database: Oenothera fruticosa ssp. fruticosa
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Oenothera fruticosa 137-02-009


Petals yellow, veiny, ends notched; stamens orange [here, var. subglobosa], per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.


camera icon Common Name: Riverbank Evening Primrose, Riverbank Sundrops
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Oenothera riparia
(?) LESS THAN PLANTS National Database: Oenothera fruticosa ssp. glauca
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Oenothera fruticosa 137-02-009?
LESS THAN Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999) Oenothera fruticosa ssp. fruticosa
SYNONYMOUS WITH Onagraceae (Munz, 1965) Oenothera tetragona ssp. glauca var. riparia

Leaves linear-lanceolate and rather thick, per Guide to the Wildflowers of SC.


camera icon Common Name: Northern Sundrops, Appalachian Sundrops
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Oenothera tetragona +
LESS THAN PLANTS National Database: Oenothera fruticosa +
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Oenothera tetragona 137-02-010


Inflorescence usually erect. Petals (8-)15-35mm long, per Weakley's Flora.


range map need picture of flower of Oenothera linifolia, Threadleaf Sundrops, Flaxleaf Sundrops
Common Name: Threadleaf Sundrops, Flaxleaf Sundrops
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Oenothera linifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Oenothera linifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Oenothera linifolia 137-02-011x
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Peniophyllum linifolium

range map need picture of flower of Oenothera argillicola, Shale-barren Evening Primrose, Shale Evening Primrose
Common Name: Shale-barren Evening Primrose, Shale Evening Primrose
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Oenothera argillicola
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Oenothera argillicola


camera icon Common Name: Stemless Evening Primrose
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Oenothera triloba
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Oenothera triloba
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Lavauxia triloba

No aboveground stem, with leaves & flowers arising from a stout rootstock, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.


range map need picture of flower of Epilobium leptophyllum, Narrow-leaved Willow-herb, American Marsh Willow-herb
Common Name: Narrow-leaved Willow-herb, American Marsh Willow-herb
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Epilobium leptophyllum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Epilobium leptophyllum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Epilobium leptophyllum 137-03-001


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Great Willow-herb, Fireweed
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Chamerion platyphyllum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Chamerion angustifolium ssp. circumvagum
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Epilobium angustifolium 137-03-002
LESS THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Chamaenerion angustifolium
SYNONYMOUS WITH Chamaenerion angustifolium ssp. circumvagum

Flowers numerous, with 4 roundish short-clawed petals and a 4-lobed stigma, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Purple-leaved Willow-herb, Bronze Willow-herb, Eastern Willow-herb
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Epilobium coloratum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Epilobium coloratum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Epilobium coloratum 137-03-003
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Epilobium coloratum

The flowers are less than 1/4" wide, with pink or white notched petals, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


range map need picture of flower of Epilobium ciliatum ssp. ciliatum, American Willow-herb
Common Name: American Willow-herb
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Epilobium ciliatum ssp. ciliatum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Epilobium ciliatum ssp. ciliatum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Epilobium ciliatum 137-03-004
GREATER THAN Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952) Epilobium adenocaulon var. adenocaulon

camera icon Common Name: Threadstalk Gaura
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Oenothera filipes
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Gaura filipes
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Gaura filipes 137-04-001


The protruding style has a cross-shaped stigma; stamens are long & drooping, per Wildflowers of Tennessee.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Biennial Gaura, Northeastern Gaura, Morning Honeysuckle
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Oenothera gaura
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Gaura biennis
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Gaura biennis 137-04-004


4 clawed petals, 8 conspicuous stamens, a style with a 4-lobed stigma, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.


camera icon Common Name: Southeastern Gaura
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Oenothera simulans
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Gaura angustifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Gaura angustifolia 137-04-005
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Gaura angustifolia

Petals 3-4, white to pink, per Wildflowers of the Eastern United States.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Canada Enchanter's Nightshade
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Circaea canadensis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Circaea lutetiana ssp. canadensis
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Circaea lutetiana ssp. canadensis 137-05-001
SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952) Circaea quadrisulcata var. canadensis
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Circaea latifolia

Two deeply notched petals, one of only a few plants with 2-petaled flowers, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Alpine Enchanter's Nightshade, Smaller Enchanter's Nightshade
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Circaea alpina ssp. alpina
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Circaea alpina ssp. alpina
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Circaea alpina 137-05-002
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of Vascular Plants of NE US & Adjacent Canada (Gleason & Cronquist,1991) Circaea alpina var. alpina

Flowers are crowded at the top of the raceme, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.


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