Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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Your search found 11 taxa.

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

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Rattlesnake Fern, Sang-find
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Botrypus virginianus
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Botrychium virginianum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Botrychium virginianum 006-01-001

 

Look for it in a wide range of fairly dry, mesic, and wet forests, cove forests, especially in nutrient-rich, moist bottomlands and slopes

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Cutleaf Grapefern, Dissected Grapefern
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Sceptridium dissectum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Botrychium dissectum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Botrychium dissectum 006-01-003

 

Look for it in moist forests, clearings, old fields

Common (rare in Coastal Plain of NC, SC, GA)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Southern Grapefern
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Sceptridium biternatum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Botrychium biternatum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Botrychium biternatum 006-01-004

 

Look for it in moist forests, clearings, old fields

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Winter Grapefern
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Sceptridium lunarioides
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Botrychium lunarioides
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Botrychium lunarioides 006-01-006

 

Look for it in old fields, pastures, young forests, granitic flatrocks, juniper-oak-blue ash woodlands over limestone

Rare

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


drawing of Botrychium matricariifolium, Daisyleaf Moonwort need picture of leaf or frond of Botrychium matricariifolium, Daisyleaf Moonwort need picture of flower of Botrychium matricariifolium, Daisyleaf Moonwort need picture of sepals or involucral bracts of Botrychium matricariifolium, Daisyleaf Moonwort need picture of fruit of Botrychium matricariifolium, Daisyleaf Moonwort
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speaker icon Common Name: Daisyleaf Moonwort
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Botrychium matricariifolium
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Botrychium matricariifolium

 

Look for it in dry to moist forests (often successional), old fields, grassy balds, northern hardwood forests

Rare in NC

Native to North Carolina

 


drawing of Botrychium simplex var. simplex, Least Moonwort need picture of leaf or frond of Botrychium simplex var. simplex, Least Moonwort need picture of flower of Botrychium simplex var. simplex, Least Moonwort need picture of sepals or involucral bracts of Botrychium simplex var. simplex, Least Moonwort need picture of fruit of Botrychium simplex var. simplex, Least Moonwort
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speaker icon Common Name: Least Moonwort
Weakley's Flora: (6/30/18) Botrychium simplex var. simplex
INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Botrychium simplex

 

Look for it in disturbed gravelly areas in spruce-fir forests, northern hardwoods forests, grassy balds

Rare

Native to North Carolina

 


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Common Name: Bulbous Adder's-tongue, Dwarf Adder's Tongue
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Ophioglossum crotalophoroides
INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Ophioglossum crotalophoroides var. crotalophoroides
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ophioglossum crotalophoroides 006-02-001

 

Look for it in moist ditch banks, grassy roadside flats, lawns, cemeteries

Rare (or overlooked) north of Georgia Coastal Plain, where it is uncommon

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Slender Adder's-tongue
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Ophioglossum nudicaule
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ophioglossum nudicaule
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ophioglossum nudicaule 006-02-002

 

Look for it in lawns and other moist, grassy areas

Rare

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Longstem Adder's-tongue, Stalked Adder's-tongue Fern, Longstem Adder's-tongue
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ophioglossum petiolatum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ophioglossum petiolatum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ophioglossum petiolatum 006-02-003

 

Look for it in maritime wet grasslands, moist ditch banks, and grassy roadside flats

Rare or overlooked north of Georgia

Non-native? Asia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Southern Adder's-tongue
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Ophioglossum pycnostichum
INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Ophioglossum vulgatum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ophioglossum vulgatum var. pycnostichum 006-02-004

 

Look for it in bottomland forests, moist loamy soils of successional forests and old fields

Uncommon (or overlooked) in Mountains & Piedmont, rare in Coastal Plain

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Engelmann's Adder's-tongue, Limestone Adder's-tongue
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ophioglossum engelmannii
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ophioglossum engelmannii

 

Look for it in dry barrens and glades over calcareous rocks, very rarely on granite

Rare

Native to Georgia

 


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