Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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

Your search found 40 taxa in the family Polygonaceae, Smartweed family, as understood by Weakley's Flora.

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camera icon Common Name: Sandhill Wild-buckwheat, Southern Wild-buckwheat, Dog-tongue Buckwheat
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Eriogonum tomentosum   FAMILY: Polygonaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Eriogonum tomentosum   FAMILY: Polygonaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Eriogonum tomentosum 063-01-001   FAMILY: Polygonaceae

 

Look for it in sandhills, usually in white sand, primarily in the fall-line Sandhills and on riverine dunes in the middle and upper Coastal Plain

Uncommon (rare in NC)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Sheep Sorrel, Sourgrass, Red Sorrel, Field Sorrel
Weakley's Flora: (6/30/18) Rumex acetosella   FAMILY: Polygonaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Rumex acetosella   FAMILY: Polygonaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Rumex acetosella 063-02-001   FAMILY: Polygonaceae

 

Look for it in pastures, fields, roadsides, rock outcrops, grassy balds, gardens

Common (uncommon in GA Piedmont & Coastal Plain)

Non-native: Eurasia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Wild Dock, Sourgrass, Heartwing Sorrel, Heartwing Dock
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Rumex hastatulus   FAMILY: Polygonaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Rumex hastatulus   FAMILY: Polygonaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Rumex hastatulus 063-02-002   FAMILY: Polygonaceae

 

Look for it in fields (especially sandy fields in the Coastal Plain), roadsides, disturbed areas

Common (uncommon in Mountains)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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speaker icon Common Name: Patience Dock, Monk's-rhubarb
Weakley's Flora: (6/30/18) Rumex patientia   FAMILY: Polygonaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Rumex patientia   FAMILY: Polygonaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Rumex patientia 063-02-005   FAMILY: Polygonaceae

 

Look for it in disturbed areas

Waif(s)

Non-native: Mediterranean Europe

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Curly Dock
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Rumex crispus ssp. crispus   FAMILY: Polygonaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Rumex crispus ssp. crispus   FAMILY: Polygonaceae
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Rumex crispus 063-02-006   FAMILY: Polygonaceae

 

Look for it in disturbed areas, pastures, fields

Common

Non-native: Europe

 


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camera icon Common Name: Fiddle Dock
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Rumex pulcher   FAMILY: Polygonaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Rumex pulcher   FAMILY: Polygonaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Rumex pulcher 063-02-008   FAMILY: Polygonaceae

 

Look for it in disturbed areas, bottomland fields, bottomland forests

Uncommon in GA-NC-SC, rare in Mountains & NC Piedmont

Non-native: Eurasia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Bitter Dock, Broadleaf Dock
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Rumex obtusifolius   FAMILY: Polygonaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Rumex obtusifolius   FAMILY: Polygonaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Rumex obtusifolius 063-02-009   FAMILY: Polygonaceae

 

Look for it in pastures, barnyards, disturbed areas

Common (uncommon in SC Coastal Plain, rare in GA Piedmont)

Non-native: Europe

 


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Common Name: Spiny Emex
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Emex spinosa   FAMILY: Polygonaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Emex spinosa   FAMILY: Polygonaceae

 

Look for it in disturbed areas

Waif(s)

Non-native: Mediterranean Europe

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Jumpseed
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Persicaria virginiana   FAMILY: Polygonaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Polygonum virginianum   FAMILY: Polygonaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Tovara virginiana 063-03-001   FAMILY: Polygonaceae

 

Look for it in floodplains, moist forests

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Erect Knotweed
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Polygonum erectum   FAMILY: Polygonaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Polygonum erectum   FAMILY: Polygonaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Polygonum erectum 063-04-002   FAMILY: Polygonaceae

 

Look for it in bottomland forests, streambanks, disturbed areas, open places

Rare

Native to the Carolinas

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Prostrate Knotweed
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Polygonum aviculare ssp. aviculare   FAMILY: Polygonaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Polygonum aviculare   FAMILY: Polygonaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Polygonum aviculare 063-04-003   FAMILY: Polygonaceae

 

Look for it in disturbed areas

Uncommon

Non-native: Eurasia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Water Smartweed, Scarlet Smartweed
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Persicaria amphibia   FAMILY: Polygonaceae
INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Polygonum amphibium +   FAMILY: Polygonaceae
INCLUDING Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Polygonum coccineum 063-04-006   FAMILY: Polygonaceae

 

Look for it in marshes, wet disturbed areas

Rare

Native to the Carolinas

 


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camera icon Common Name: Dense-flower Smartweed
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Persicaria densiflora   FAMILY: Polygonaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Polygonum densiflorum   FAMILY: Polygonaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Polygonum densiflorum 063-04-007   FAMILY: Polygonaceae

 

Look for it in swamp forests

Uncommon in Coastal Plain, rare in Piedmont

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Pennsylvania Smartweed, Pinkweed
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Persicaria pensylvanica   FAMILY: Polygonaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Polygonum pensylvanicum   FAMILY: Polygonaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Polygonum pensylvanicum 063-04-008   FAMILY: Polygonaceae

 

Look for it in disturbed areas, bottomlands

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Dockleaf Smartweed, Willow-weed, Pale Smartweed
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Persicaria lapathifolia   FAMILY: Polygonaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Polygonum lapathifolium   FAMILY: Polygonaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Polygonum lapathifolium 063-04-009   FAMILY: Polygonaceae

 

Look for it in bottomlands, bottomland fields, disturbed areas

Uncommon in GA-NC-SC

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Kiss-me-over-the-garden-gate, Prince's Feather, Prince's-plume
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Persicaria orientalis   FAMILY: Polygonaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Polygonum orientale   FAMILY: Polygonaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Polygonum orientale 063-04-010   FAMILY: Polygonaceae

 

Look for it in barnyards, disturbed areas, garden edges

Rare

Non-native: Eurasia

 


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Common Name: Hairy Smartweed
Weakley's Flora: (6/30/18) Persicaria hirsuta   FAMILY: Polygonaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Polygonum hirsutum   FAMILY: Polygonaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Polygonum hirsutum 063-04-011   FAMILY: Polygonaceae

 

Look for it in pondcypress savannas, depression ponds in pinelands

Uncommon in GA & SC Coastal Plain, rare in NC, endemic

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Marshpepper Smartweed, Waterpepper
Weakley's Flora: (6/30/18) Persicaria hydropiper   FAMILY: Polygonaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Polygonum hydropiper   FAMILY: Polygonaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Polygonum hydropiper 063-04-012   FAMILY: Polygonaceae

 

Look for it in wet pastures, barnyards, ditches

Common in Mtns & throughout NC & northward, rare in GA & SC Piedmont

Non-native: Europe

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Longbristle Smartweed, Bristly Lady's-thumb, Tufted Knotweed, Oriental Lady's-thumb
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Persicaria longiseta   FAMILY: Polygonaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Polygonum cespitosum var. longisetum   FAMILY: Polygonaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Polygonum cespitosum var. longisetum 063-04-013   FAMILY: Polygonaceae

 

Look for it in disturbed areas, ditches

Common

Non-native: Asia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Spotted Lady's-thumb, Heart's-ease
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Persicaria maculosa   FAMILY: Polygonaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Polygonum persicaria   FAMILY: Polygonaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Polygonum persicaria 063-04-014   FAMILY: Polygonaceae

 

Look for it in disturbed areas

Common (uncommon GA Piedmont & Coastal Plain)

Non-native: Eurasia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Dotted Smartweed
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Persicaria punctata   FAMILY: Polygonaceae
INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Polygonum punctatum var. punctatum   FAMILY: Polygonaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Polygonum punctatum 063-04-015   FAMILY: Polygonaceae

 

Look for it in swamp forests, bottomlands, marshes

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Mild Waterpepper, Swamp Smartweed
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Persicaria hydropiperoides   FAMILY: Polygonaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Polygonum hydropiperoides   FAMILY: Polygonaceae
INCLUDING Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Polygonum hydropiperoides var. hydropiperoides 063-04-016a   FAMILY: Polygonaceae

 

Look for it in swamp forests, streams, ditches

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Swamp Smartweed, Bog Smartweed
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Persicaria setacea   FAMILY: Polygonaceae
(?) SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Polygonum setaceum   FAMILY: Polygonaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Polygonum setaceum 063-04-017   FAMILY: Polygonaceae

 

Look for it in swamp forests, bottomland forests

Common (rare in Piedmont)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Arrowleaf Tearthumb, Arrowvine
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Persicaria sagittata   FAMILY: Polygonaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Polygonum sagittatum   FAMILY: Polygonaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Polygonum sagittatum 063-04-018   FAMILY: Polygonaceae

 

Look for it in marshes, bogs, beaver impoundments, wet thickets

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Halberd-leaf Tearthumb
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Persicaria arifolia   FAMILY: Polygonaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Polygonum arifolium   FAMILY: Polygonaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Polygonum arifolium 063-04-019   FAMILY: Polygonaceae

 

Look for it in marshes, wet thickets

Common (rare in GA)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Fringed Climbing Buckwheat, Fringed Black Bindweed, Fringed Bindweed
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Fallopia cilinodis   FAMILY: Polygonaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Polygonum cilinode   FAMILY: Polygonaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Polygonum cilinode 063-04-020   FAMILY: Polygonaceae

 

Look for it around rock outcrops, in openings, glades, & open woodlands at high elevations

Uncommon

Native to North Carolina & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Climbing Buckwheat, Nimblewill, Black Bindweed
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Fallopia convolvulus   FAMILY: Polygonaceae
INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Polygonum convolvulus var. convolvulus   FAMILY: Polygonaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Polygonum convolvulus 063-04-021   FAMILY: Polygonaceae

 

Look for it in disturbed areas

Common (rare in GA)

Non-native: Eurasia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Common Climbing Buckwheat
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Fallopia scandens   FAMILY: Polygonaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Polygonum scandens var. scandens   FAMILY: Polygonaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Polygonum scandens var. scandens 063-04-022a   FAMILY: Polygonaceae

 

Look for it in moist to wet open habitats

Common in Mountains, uncommon elsewhere

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Crested Climbing Buckwheat, Climbing False Buckwheat
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Fallopia cristata   FAMILY: Polygonaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Polygonum scandens var. cristatum   FAMILY: Polygonaceae
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Polygonum scandens var. cristatum 063-04-022b   FAMILY: Polygonaceae

 

Look for it in moist to wet open habitats

Common (rare in NC)

Native to the Carolinas & possibly Georgia

 


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speaker icon Common Name: Lace Vine, Silver-lace-vine, China Fleece-vine, Russian Vine
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Fallopia baldschuanica   FAMILY: Polygonaceae
(?) PLANTS National Database: Polygonum baldschuanicum   FAMILY: Polygonaceae

 

Look for it in disturbed areas, on roadsides

Rare

Non-native: Asia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Japanese Knotweed
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Reynoutria japonica   FAMILY: Polygonaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Polygonum cuspidatum   FAMILY: Polygonaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Polygonum cuspidatum 063-04-023   FAMILY: Polygonaceae

 

Look for it on roadsides, disturbed areas, riverbanks and sandbars, often forming dense thickets

Uncommon in GA-NC-SC

Non-native: East Asia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Giant Knotweed, Sachaline
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Reynoutria sachalinensis   FAMILY: Polygonaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Polygonum sachalinense   FAMILY: Polygonaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Polygonum sachalinense 063-04-024   FAMILY: Polygonaceae

 

Look for it in disturbed areas, on roadsides

Rare

Non-native: east Asia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Himalayan Knotweed, Kashmir Plume, cultivated knotweed
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Persicaria wallichii var. wallichii   FAMILY: Polygonaceae
(?) INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Polygonum polystachyum   FAMILY: Polygonaceae

 

Look for it to be persistent and spreading from plantings

Rare

Non-native: Himalayan Asia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Asiatic Tearthumb, Mile-a-minute-weed, Mile-a-minute-vine
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Persicaria perfoliata   FAMILY: Polygonaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Polygonum perfoliatum   FAMILY: Polygonaceae

 

Look for it on roadsides, banks, powerline rights-of-way

Common, introduced and spreading rapidly

Non-native: east Asia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Buckwheat
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Fagopyrum esculentum   FAMILY: Polygonaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Fagopyrum esculentum   FAMILY: Polygonaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Fagopyrum esculentum 063-05-001   FAMILY: Polygonaceae

 

Look for it in fields, disturbed areas, railroad rights-of-way, escaped from cultivation

Rare

Non-native: Eurasia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Southern Jointweed, Showy Jointweed
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Polygonella americana   FAMILY: Polygonaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Polygonella americana   FAMILY: Polygonaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Polygonella americana 063-06-001   FAMILY: Polygonaceae

 

Look for it in sandhills, other dry woodlands, glades, and barrens with sandy or rocky soil

Uncommon (rare in NC)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: October-flower
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Polygonella polygama   FAMILY: Polygonaceae
INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Polygonella polygama   FAMILY: Polygonaceae
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Polygonella polygama 063-06-002   FAMILY: Polygonaceae

 

Look for it in sandhills, primarily in the outer Coastal Plain north of SC

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

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Sandhill Jointweed, Fringed Thysanella
Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Polygonella fimbriata   FAMILY: Polygonaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Polygonella fimbriata   FAMILY: Polygonaceae

 

Look for it in sandhills

Rare

Native to Georgia (not far from SC)

 


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Common Name: Buckwheat-vine, Eardrop-vine, Ladies Eardrops, Redvine
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Brunnichia ovata   FAMILY: Polygonaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Brunnichia ovata   FAMILY: Polygonaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Brunnichia cirrhosa 063-07-001   FAMILY: Polygonaceae

 

Look for it in floodpalin forests, swamp forests

Uncommon (rare north of Florida)

Native to South Carolina & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Love-chain, Queen's-jewels, Confederate-vine, Corallita
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Antigonon leptopus   FAMILY: Polygonaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Antigonon leptopus   FAMILY: Polygonaceae

 

Look for it to be commonly cultivated, rarely persisting or escaping

Rare

Non-native: tropical America

 


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