Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Yellowroot
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Xanthorhiza simplicissima
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Xanthorhiza simplicissima
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Xanthorhiza simplicissima 076-01-001

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America Xanthorhiza simplicissima

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Xanthorrhiza simplicissima


Purple flowers in drooping racemes 2-3" long, per Newcomb's Wildflower Guide.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Eastern Columbine, Canada Columbine
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Aquilegia canadensis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Aquilegia canadensis
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Aquilegia canadensis 076-02-001

The five petals have yellow blades and hollow red spurs that contain nectar, per Wildflowers of Tennessee.


range map need picture of flower of Aquilegia vulgaris, European Columbine, Garden Columbine
Common Name: European Columbine, Garden Columbine
Weakley's Flora: (6/30/18) Aquilegia vulgaris
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Aquilegia vulgaris
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Aquilegia vulgaris 076-02-002

camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Dwarf Larkspur
Weakley's Flora: (6/30/18) Delphinium tricorne
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Delphinium tricorne
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Delphinium tricorne 076-03-002

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Delphinium tricorne


Flowers (sepals) usually deep bluish violet, but ranging thru pink to white, per Weakley's Flora.


camera icon Common Name: Prairie Larkspur, Carolina Larkspur, Blue Larkspur
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Delphinium carolinianum ssp. carolinianum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Delphinium carolinianum ssp. carolinianum
(?) Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Delphinium carolinianum 076-03-003

LESS THAN Gray's Manual of Botany (Fernald, 1950) Delphinium carolinianum var. carolinianum

LESS THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Delphinium carolinianum


Visible outer spur is a sepal; within it are 2 nectar-bearing petal spurs, per All About South Carolina Wildflowers.


camera icon Common Name: Glade Larkspur
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Delphinium carolinianum ssp. calciphilum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Delphinium carolinianum ssp. calciphilum

LESS THAN Gray's Manual of Botany (Fernald, 1950) Delphinium carolinianum var. carolinianum

LESS THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Delphinium carolinianum


Flowers (sepals) white; stems 2-4(7)dm tall, per Weakley's Flora.


range map need picture of flower of Delphinium exaltatum, Tall Larkspur
Common Name: Tall Larkspur
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Delphinium exaltatum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Delphinium exaltatum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Delphinium exaltatum 076-03-004

camera icon Common Name: Appalachian Blue Monkshood, Eastern Blue Monkshood
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Aconitum uncinatum
GREATER THAN PLANTS National Database: Aconitum uncinatum +
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Aconitum uncinatum 076-04-001

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America Aconitum uncinatum

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Aconitum uncinatum


Upper sepal (called the helmet in this genus) is enlarged into a hood ~3/4", per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


range map need picture of flower of Aconitum reclinatum, Trailing Wolfsbane, White Monkshood, White Aconite
Common Name: Trailing Wolfsbane, White Monkshood, White Aconite
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Aconitum reclinatum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Aconitum reclinatum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Aconitum reclinatum 076-04-002

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America Aconitum reclinatum

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Aconitum reclinatum


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Marsh Marigold, Cowslip
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Caltha palustris var. palustris
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Caltha palustris var. palustris
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Caltha palustris 076-06-001

LESS THAN Flora of North America Caltha palustris

LESS THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Caltha palustris


Usually 5-6 sepals, petals absent, and numerous stamens, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: False Rue-anemone, Isopyrum
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Enemion biternatum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Enemion biternatum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Isopyrum biternatum 076-07-001

This has 5 petaloid sepals, whereas Anemonella thalictroides has 5-10, per Weakley's Flora.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Doll's-eyes, White Baneberry, White Cohosh
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Actaea pachypoda
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Actaea pachypoda
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Actaea pachypoda 076-08-001

Sepals and petals drop early, stamens numerous, stigma wider than ovulary, per Wildflowers of the Eastern United States.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Common Black Cohosh, Early Black Cohosh, Black Snakeroot
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Actaea racemosa
GREATER THAN PLANTS National Database: Actaea racemosa +
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Cimicifuga racemosa 076-09-001

Flower stalks 3-8' tall w tassel-like flowers in long narrow arching racemes, per Wildflowers & Plant Communities of the Southern Appalachian Mountains and Piedmont.


range map need picture of flower of Actaea podocarpa, Mountain Black Cohosh, American Cohosh, Late Black Cohosh
camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Mountain Black Cohosh, American Cohosh, Late Black Cohosh
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Actaea podocarpa
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Actaea podocarpa
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Cimicifuga americana 076-09-002

map not available need picture of flower of Clematis spp., Virgin's Bower, Clematis, Leatherflower
Common Name: Virgin's Bower, Clematis, Leatherflower
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Clematis spp.
PLANTS National Database: Clematis spp.
Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Clematis spp. 076-10-000

camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Curlyheads
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Clematis ochroleuca
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Clematis ochroleuca
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Clematis ochroleuca 076-10-001

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Viorna ochroleuca


Sepal surface hairy; sepal margins not expanded, not crispate, per The genus Clematis in Georgia. Tipularia (Ware, 2009).


camera icon Common Name: Fremont's Leatherflower
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Clematis fremontii
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Clematis fremontii

(?) Viorna fremontii


Flowers can be pale yellow but are usually purple, per The genus Clematis in Georgia. Tipularia (Ware, 2009).


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Southern Leatherflower, Marsh Clematis, Swamp Leatherflower, Blue Jasmine
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Clematis crispa
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Clematis crispa
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Clematis crispa 076-10-002

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Viorna crispa


Sepal tips spreading to recurved, greatly expanded and crispate, per The genus Clematis in Georgia. Tipularia (Ware, 2009).


range map need picture of flower of Clematis reticulata, Vase-vine
Common Name: Vase-vine
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Clematis reticulata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Clematis reticulata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Clematis reticulata 076-10-003

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Viorna reticulata


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Northern Leatherflower, Vase-vine
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Clematis viorna
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Clematis viorna
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Clematis viorna 076-10-004

GREATER THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Viorna viorna


Petals absent. Thick, firm sepals form a leathery urn-shaped calyx, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.


camera icon Common Name: White-leaved Leatherflower
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Clematis glaucophylla
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Clematis glaucophylla
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Clematis glaucophylla 076-10-005

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Viorna glaucophylla


Flowers ovoid; sepal tips not expanded or crispate but are long acuminate, per The genus Clematis in Georgia. Tipularia (Ware, 2009).


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Sweet Autumn Clematis, Yam-leaved Clematis, Sweet Autumn Virgin's Bower
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Clematis terniflora
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Clematis terniflora
(?) Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Clematis dioscoreifolia 076-10-006

Flowers numerous, in compound cymose-paniculate inflorescences, per Weakley's Flora.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Virgin's Bower
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Clematis virginiana
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Clematis virginiana
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Clematis virginiana 076-10-007

Mostly dioecious, but with some perfect flowers (polygamo-dioecious), per Weakley's Flora.


range map need picture of flower of Clematis catesbyana, Coastal Virgin's Bower, Satin-curls, Climbing Clematis
camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Coastal Virgin's Bower, Satin-curls, Climbing Clematis
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Clematis catesbyana
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Clematis catesbyana
LESS THAN (MISAPPLIED) Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Clematis ligusticifolia 076-10-008

camera icon Common Name: Mountain Clematis, Purple Clematis
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Clematis occidentalis var. occidentalis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Clematis occidentalis var. occidentalis
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Clematis verticillaris 076-10-009x

LESS THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Atragene americana


These large, dull blue flowers are up to 2" and have thin-textured sepals, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


range map need picture of flower of Clematis albicoma, White-haired Leatherflower
Common Name: White-haired Leatherflower
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Clematis albicoma
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Clematis albicoma

camera icon Common Name: Alabama Leatherflower
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Clematis socialis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Clematis socialis

Sepal margins slightly expanded, crispate, with tips spreading to recurved, per The genus Clematis in Georgia. Tipularia (Ware, 2009).


range map need picture of flower of Clematis versicolor, Pale Leatherflower
Common Name: Pale Leatherflower
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Clematis versicolor
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Clematis versicolor

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Viorna versicolor


range map need picture of flower of Clematis viticaulis, Millboro Leatherflower
Common Name: Millboro Leatherflower
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Clematis viticaulis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Clematis viticaulis

range map need picture of flower of Clematis flammula, Fragrant Clematis, Fragrant Virgin's Bower, Sweet-scented Virgin's Bower
Common Name: Fragrant Clematis, Fragrant Virgin's Bower, Sweet-scented Virgin's Bower
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) -
PLANTS National Database: Clematis flammula

range map need picture of flower of Clematis vitalba, Traveler’s Joy, Old Man's Beard
Common Name: Traveler’s Joy, Old Man's Beard
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Clematis vitalba
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Clematis vitalba

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America Clematis vitalba


map not available need picture of flower of Thalictrum spp., Meadow-rue
Common Name: Meadow-rue
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Thalictrum spp.
PLANTS National Database: Thalictrum spp.
Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Thalictrum spp. 076-11-000

Anemonella spp.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Windflower, Rue-anemone
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Thalictrum thalictroides
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Thalictrum thalictroides
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Thalictrum thalictroides 076-11-001

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of Vascular Plants of NE US & Adjacent Canada (Gleason & Cronquist,1991) Anemonella thalictroides

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Syndesmon thalictroides


5-to-10 petaloid sepals, usually at least some flowers have 6 or more, per Weakley's Flora.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Mountain Meadow-rue, Lady-rue
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Thalictrum clavatum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Thalictrum clavatum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Thalictrum clavatum 076-11-002

Filaments of stamens are white & dilated, suggesting club-shaped petals, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


range map need picture of flower of Thalictrum coriaceum, Appalachian Meadow-rue, Maid of the Mist
speaker icon Common Name: Appalachian Meadow-rue, Maid of the Mist
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Thalictrum coriaceum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Thalictrum coriaceum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Thalictrum coriaceum 076-11-003

GREATER THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Thalictrum caulophylloides

GREATER THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Thalictrum coriaceum


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Early Meadow-rue
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Thalictrum dioicum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Thalictrum dioicum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Thalictrum dioicum 076-11-004

Stamens are 1/4" long, threadlike, yellowish, in pendulous clusters, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Skunk Meadow-rue, Waxy Meadow-rue
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Thalictrum revolutum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Thalictrum revolutum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Thalictrum revolutum 076-11-005

Drooping stamens with white filaments slightly thickened toward the anthers, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


range map need picture of flower of Thalictrum macrostylum, Small-flowered Meadow-rue, Small-leaved Meadow-rue
camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Small-flowered Meadow-rue, Small-leaved Meadow-rue
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Thalictrum macrostylum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Thalictrum macrostylum
GREATER THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Thalictrum macrostylum 076-11-007

GREATER THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968) Thalictrum subrotundum


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Common Tall Meadow-rue, King-of-the-meadow, Late Meadow-rue
Weakley's Flora: (6/30/18) Thalictrum pubescens
LESS THAN PLANTS National Database: Thalictrum pubescens
LESS THAN & NOMEN NUDUM Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Thalictrum polygamum 076-11-009

LESS THAN Flora of North America Thalictrum pubescens

LESS THAN & NOMEN NUDUM Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Thalictrum polygamum


Filaments white, club-shaped, forming a starry burst of stamens, per Wildflowers in the Field and Forest.


camera icon Common Name: Appalachian Tall Meadow-rue
Weakley's Flora: (6/30/18) Thalictrum hepaticum
LESS THAN PLANTS National Database: Thalictrum pubescens
LESS THAN & NOMEN NUDUM Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Thalictrum polygamum 076-11-009?

LESS THAN Flora of North America Thalictrum revolutum

SYNONYMOUS WITH Guide to the Vascular Plants of the Blue Ridge (Wofford, 1989) Thalictrum pubescens var. hepaticum


Anthers 0.5-1.2mm long (vs. those of T. revolutum 1.5-2.8mm long), per Weakley's Flora.


range map need picture of flower of Thalictrum dasycarpum, Purple Meadow-rue
Common Name: Purple Meadow-rue
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Thalictrum dasycarpum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Thalictrum dasycarpum

camera icon Common Name: Trailing Meadow-rue
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Thalictrum debile
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Thalictrum debile

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Thalictrum debile


Sepals whitish, lanceolate to ovate; filaments colored, not white, per Flora of North America.


range map need picture of flower of Thalictrum aquilegifolium, Columbine Meadow-rue
speaker icon Common Name: Columbine Meadow-rue
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) -
PLANTS National Database: Thalictrum aquilegifolium

range map need picture of flower of Myosurus minimus, Mousetail
camera icon Common Name: Mousetail
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Myosurus minimus
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Myosurus minimus
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Myosurus minimus 076-12-001

camera icon Common Name: Buttercup, Crowfoot, Spearwort
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ranunculus/ Ficaria spp.
Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Ranunculus spp. 076-13-000

camera icon Common Name: Small-flowered Buttercup, Stickseed Crowfoot
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ranunculus parviflorus
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ranunculus parviflorus
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Ranunculus parviflorus 076-13-001

Easy to identify in the field because of its minute flowers & hairy stems, per www.missouriplants.com


camera icon Common Name: spinyfruit buttercup
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Ranunculus muricatus
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ranunculus muricatus
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Ranunculus muricatus 076-13-002

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Ranunculus muricatus


Sepals 3-5mm long; petals 5-7mm long, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


range map need picture of flower of Ranunculus arvensis, Corn Crowfoot, Hungerweed
Common Name: Corn Crowfoot, Hungerweed
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Ranunculus arvensis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ranunculus arvensis
GREATER THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Ranunculus arvensis var. arvensis 076-13-003a

GREATER THAN Ranunculus arvensis var. tuberculatus


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Sardinian Buttercup, Hairy Buttercup
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ranunculus sardous
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ranunculus sardous
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Ranunculus sardous 076-13-004

Flowers are about 0.75" across with 5 glossy yellow petals, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.


range map need picture of flower of Ranunculus ambigens, Water-plantain Crowfoot, Water-plantain Spearwort
Common Name: Water-plantain Crowfoot, Water-plantain Spearwort
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ranunculus ambigens
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ranunculus ambigens
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Ranunculus ambigens 076-13-006

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Ranunculus obtusiusculus


range map need picture of flower of Ranunculus laxicaulis, Coastal Plain Spearwort
Common Name: Coastal Plain Spearwort
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ranunculus laxicaulis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ranunculus laxicaulis
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Ranunculus laxicaulis 076-13-007

camera icon Common Name: Low Spearwort
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ranunculus pusillus
GREATER THAN PLANTS National Database: Ranunculus pusillus var. pusillus
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Ranunculus pusillus 076-13-008

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Ranunculus pusillus


Petals 1-3(-5), 1-2 mm long, about as long as the sepals, per Weakley's Flora.


range map need picture of flower of Ranunculus allegheniensis, Mountain Crowfoot, Allegheny Buttercup
Common Name: Mountain Crowfoot, Allegheny Buttercup
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ranunculus allegheniensis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ranunculus allegheniensis
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Ranunculus allegheniensis 076-13-009

range map need picture of flower of Ranunculus micranthus, Small-flowered Buttercup, Rock Buttercup
Common Name: Small-flowered Buttercup, Rock Buttercup
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ranunculus micranthus
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ranunculus micranthus
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Ranunculus micranthus 076-13-010

camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Kidneyleaf Buttercup, Small-flowered Buttercup, Kidney-leaved Crowfoot, Small-flowered Crowfoot
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ranunculus abortivus
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ranunculus abortivus
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Ranunculus abortivus 076-13-011

Petals less than 1/8" long, shorter than sepals, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


camera icon Common Name: Cursed Buttercup, Celery-leaf Crowfoot, Cursed Crowfoot
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ranunculus sceleratus var. sceleratus
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ranunculus sceleratus var. sceleratus
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Ranunculus sceleratus 076-13-013

A smooth succulent plant of wet habitats with 1/4" flowers, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Hooked Buttercup, Hooked Crowfoot
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ranunculus recurvatus var. recurvatus
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ranunculus recurvatus var. recurvatus
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Ranunculus recurvatus 076-13-014

Petals are 0.15-0.25" long, shorter than or equal to sepals, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.


range map need picture of flower of Ranunculus repens, Creeping Buttercup
speaker icon Common Name: Creeping Buttercup
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ranunculus repens
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ranunculus repens
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Ranunculus repens 076-13-015

camera icon Common Name: Tall Buttercup, Bitter Buttercup
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ranunculus acris
GREATER THAN PLANTS National Database: Ranunculus acris var. acris
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Ranunculus acris 076-13-016

Coarse erect perennial to 1.2m tall. Flowers numerous in an open inflorescence, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Bulbous Buttercup
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ranunculus bulbosus
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ranunculus bulbosus
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Ranunculus bulbosus 076-13-017

Petals 8-16mm long, per Weakley's Flora.


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