OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

Your search found 23 taxa in the family Primulaceae, Primrose family, as understood by Weakley's Flora.

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Eastern Shooting Star

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Primula meadia   FAMILY: Primulaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Dodecatheon meadia ssp. meadia   FAMILY: Primulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Dodecatheon meadia 147-01-001   FAMILY: Primulaceae

 

Habitat: Rich forests, woodlands, and rock outcrops (primarily calcareous or mafic), especially with nutrient-rich seepage, prairies, bluffs

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Fringed Loosestrife

Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Steironema ciliatum   FAMILY: Primulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lysimachia ciliata   FAMILY: Primulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lysimachia ciliata 147-02-001   FAMILY: Primulaceae

 

Habitat: Mesic forests, especially bottomlands and coves dominated by hardwoods

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

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Southern Loosestrife, Appalachian Loosestrife

Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Steironema tonsum   FAMILY: Primulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lysimachia tonsa   FAMILY: Primulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lysimachia tonsa 147-02-002   FAMILY: Primulaceae

 

Habitat: Moist to dry upland forests, especially over calcareous or mafic rocks

Rare

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Lanceleaf Loosestrife

Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Steironema lanceolatum   FAMILY: Primulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lysimachia lanceolata   FAMILY: Primulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lysimachia lanceolata var. lanceolata 147-02-003a   FAMILY: Primulaceae

 

Habitat: Mesic to relatively dry forests, mafic and calcareous fens, bogs, forest edges, roadbanks, primarily on circumneutral soils

Uncommon (rare in Coastal Plain of GA & NC)(common in GA Mtns)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Lowland Loosestrife

Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Steironema hybridum   FAMILY: Primulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lysimachia hybrida   FAMILY: Primulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lysimachia lanceolata var. hybrida 147-02-003b   FAMILY: Primulaceae

 

Habitat: Mesic hardwood forests, sinkhole and depression ponds, wet meadows, other wet areas

Rare

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Grassleaf Yellow-loosestrife

Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Steironema gramineum   FAMILY: Primulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lysimachia graminea   FAMILY: Primulaceae

 

Rare, an endemic

Native to Georgia & Alabama

 


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camera icon Common Name: Prairie Loosestrife, Four-flower Loosestrife, Smooth Loosestrife

Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Steironema quadriflorum   FAMILY: Primulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lysimachia quadriflora   FAMILY: Primulaceae

 

Habitat: Wet meadows and calcareous fens, stream banks, prairie meadows

Rare

Native to Georgia & possibly North Carolina

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Moneywort, Creeping Jenny, Creeping Charlie

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Lysimachia nummularia   FAMILY: Primulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lysimachia nummularia   FAMILY: Primulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lysimachia nummularia 147-02-004   FAMILY: Primulaceae

 

Habitat: Lawns, pastures, seepages, other moist, disturbed places

Non-native: Europe

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Fraser's Loosestrife

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Lysimachia fraseri   FAMILY: Primulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lysimachia fraseri   FAMILY: Primulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lysimachia fraseri 147-02-005   FAMILY: Primulaceae

 

Habitat: Hardwood forests, forest edges and roadbanks, thin soils around rock outcrops, usually flowering only when exposed to extra sunlight by a tree-fall light gap or other canopy opening

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Garden Loosestrife

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Lysimachia vulgaris   FAMILY: Primulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lysimachia vulgaris   FAMILY: Primulaceae

 

Habitat: Disturbed bottomlands, marshes, disturbed areas

Non-native: Europe

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Whorled Loosestrife

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Lysimachia quadrifolia   FAMILY: Primulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lysimachia quadrifolia   FAMILY: Primulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lysimachia quadrifolia 147-02-006   FAMILY: Primulaceae

 

Habitat: A wide variety of forests and openings, including pine savannas of the outer Coastal Plain, ranging from moist to very dry

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Swamp Candles, Bog-candles, Bog Loosestrife

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Lysimachia terrestris   FAMILY: Primulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lysimachia terrestris   FAMILY: Primulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lysimachia terrestris 147-02-007   FAMILY: Primulaceae

 

Habitat: Bogs, wet meadows, and swamp forests

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Carolina Loosestrife, Loomis's Loosestrife

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Lysimachia loomisii   FAMILY: Primulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lysimachia loomisii   FAMILY: Primulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lysimachia loomisii 147-02-008   FAMILY: Primulaceae

 

Habitat: Moist to wet savannas, pocosin ecotones

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Pocosin Loosestrife, "Roughleaf Loosestrife"

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Lysimachia asperulifolia   FAMILY: Primulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lysimachia asperulifolia   FAMILY: Primulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lysimachia asperulaefolia 147-02-009   FAMILY: Primulaceae

 

Habitat: Low pocosins, high pocosins, streamhead pocosins, savanna-pocosin ecotones, sandhill-pocosin ecotones

Native to the Carolinas

 


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camera icon Common Name: Gooseneck Loosestrife

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Lysimachia clethroides   FAMILY: Primulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lysimachia clethroides   FAMILY: Primulaceae

 

Habitat: Roadsides (cultivated and rarely persistent or escaped)

Non-native: Japan

 


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Common Name: Spotted Loosestrife, Dotted Loosestrife, Large Loosestrife

Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Lysimachia punctata   FAMILY: Primulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lysimachia punctata   FAMILY: Primulaceae

 

Habitat: Disturbed areas

Waif(s)

Non-native: Eurasia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Northern Starflower, Maystar

Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Trientalis borealis   FAMILY: Primulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Trientalis borealis ssp. borealis   FAMILY: Primulaceae

 

Habitat: Northern hardwood forests, rich slope forests, often in second-growth areas

Rare

Native to North Carolina & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Scarlet Pimpernel, Poor Man's Weatherglass

Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Anagallis arvensis   FAMILY: Primulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Anagallis arvensis ssp. arvensis   FAMILY: Primulaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Anagallis arvensis 147-03-001   FAMILY: Primulaceae

 

Habitat: Lawns, fields, disturbed areas

Uncommon in NC, rare in GA, mixed in SC

Non-native: Europe

 


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camera icon Common Name: Chaffweed, False-pimpernel

Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Centunculus minimus   FAMILY: Primulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Anagallis minima   FAMILY: Primulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Centunculus minimus 147-04-001   FAMILY: Primulaceae

 

Habitat: Ditches, wet disturbed areas, savannas, pond margins

Uncommon in Coastal Plain, rare elsewhere

Native to South Carolina & Georgia

 


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speaker icon Common Name: Water-pimpernel, Brookweed

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Samolus parviflorus   FAMILY: Primulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Samolus valerandi ssp. parviflorus   FAMILY: Primulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Samolus parviflorus 147-05-001   FAMILY: Primulaceae

 

Habitat: Stream banks, tidal freshwater and oligohaline marshes, pools in floodplains, calcareous seepage swamps, interdune ponds

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Featherfoil, Water-violet

Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Hottonia inflata   FAMILY: Primulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hottonia inflata   FAMILY: Primulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Hottonia inflata 147-06-001   FAMILY: Primulaceae

 

Habitat: Slow-moving or stagnant waters of swamps, millponds, beaverponds, sag ponds, oxbows, rivers, probably dispersed by waterfowl, primarily in the Coastal Plain, very rarely in the Piedmont and Mountains

Rare

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Coral Ardisia, Hen's Eyes, Coralberry, Marlberry

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ardisia crenata   FAMILY: Primulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ardisia crenata   FAMILY: Myrsinaceae

 

Habitat: Moist suburban forests, floodplains, mesic flatwoods, moist forests

Non-native: Asia

 


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Common Name: Japanese Ardisia, Marlberry

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

PLANTS National Database: Ardisia japonica   FAMILY: Myrsinaceae

 

Non-native: China/Japan

 


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