OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

Your search found 200 taxa in the family Rosaceae, Rose family, as understood by Weakley's Flora.

                           

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Wild Strawberry

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Fragaria virginiana   FAMILY: Rosaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Fragaria virginiana ssp. virginiana   FAMILY: Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Fragaria virginiana 097-01-001   FAMILY: Rosaceae

 

Habitat: Grasslands, roadsides, pastures, woodlands, grassy balds

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Wood Stawberry, American Woodland Strawberry

Weakley's Flora: (6/30/18) Fragaria americana   FAMILY: Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Fragaria vesca ssp. americana   FAMILY: Rosaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Fragaria vesca 097-01-003   FAMILY: Rosaceae

 

Habitat: Dry rocky woodlands, boulderfields, fields, roadsides, clearings

Native to North Carolina

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Indian Strawberry, Mock Strawberry

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Potentilla indica   FAMILY: Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Duchesnea indica   FAMILY: Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Duchesnea indica 097-02-001   FAMILY: Rosaceae

 

Habitat: Disturbed areas, lawns, gardens, weedy clearings

Non-native: Asia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Southern Barren Stawberry

Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Waldsteinia doniana   FAMILY: Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Waldsteinia fragarioides ssp. doniana   FAMILY: Rosaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Waldsteinia fragarioides 097-03-001   FAMILY: Rosaceae

 

Habitat: Forests, streambanks

Uncommon in Piedmont (rare in Coastal Plain & Mountains)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Northern Barren Strawberry

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Waldsteinia fragarioides   FAMILY: Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Waldsteinia fragarioides ssp. fragarioides   FAMILY: Rosaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Waldsteinia fragarioides 097-03-001   FAMILY: Rosaceae

 

Habitat: Forests, streambanks

Rare

Native to North Carolina

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Piedmont Barren Strawberry, Lobed Barren Strawberry

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Waldsteinia lobata   FAMILY: Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Waldsteinia lobata   FAMILY: Rosaceae

 

Habitat: Forests, streambanks

Rare (an endemic)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Dwarf Cinquefoil, Running Five-fingers

Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Potentilla canadensis   FAMILY: Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Potentilla canadensis   FAMILY: Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Potentilla canadensis 097-04-001   FAMILY: Rosaceae

 

Habitat: Woodlands, forests, fields, lawns, disturbed areas

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Old Field Cinquefoil, Old-field Five-fingers, Common Cinquefoil

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Potentilla simplex   FAMILY: Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Potentilla simplex   FAMILY: Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Potentilla simplex 097-04-002   FAMILY: Rosaceae

 

Habitat: Woodlands, fields, disturbed areas

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Silvery Cinquefoil, Silvery Five-fingers, Hoary Five-fingers

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Potentilla argentea   FAMILY: Rosaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Potentilla argentea var. argentea   FAMILY: Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Potentilla argentea 097-04-003   FAMILY: Rosaceae

 

Habitat: Dry fields and roadsides, other disturbed areas

Non-native: Europe

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Rough-fruited Cinquefoil, Sulphur Cinquefoil, Sulphur Five-fingers

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Potentilla recta   FAMILY: Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Potentilla recta   FAMILY: Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Potentilla recta 097-04-006   FAMILY: Rosaceae

 

Habitat: Fields, pastures, roadsides, other disturbed areas

Non-native: Europe

 


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camera icon Common Name: Strawberry-weed, Rough Cinquefoil, Norwegian Cinquefoil

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Potentilla norvegica   FAMILY: Rosaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Potentilla norvegica ssp. monspeliensis   FAMILY: Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Potentilla norvegica 097-04-007   FAMILY: Rosaceae

 

Habitat: Floodplain forests, alluvial openings; sand bars, pastures, fields, disturbed areas, especially where moist

Native & non-native

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Wineleaf Cinqefoil, Mountain Cinqefoil, Three-toothed Cinqefoil, Mountain White Potentilla

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Sibbaldiopsis tridentata   FAMILY: Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sibbaldiopsis tridentata   FAMILY: Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Potentilla tridentata 097-04-008   FAMILY: Rosaceae

 

Habitat: Grassy balds, crevices of rock outcrops at high (rarely moderate, or northwards at low) elevations, high elevation glades, sometimes locally abundant

Rare, though sometimes very locally abundant

Native to North Carolina & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Purple-flowering Raspberry, Thimbleberry

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Rubacer odoratum   FAMILY: Rosaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Rubus odoratus var. odoratus   FAMILY: Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Rubus odoratus 097-05-001   FAMILY: Rosaceae

 

Habitat: Rocky upland forests, boulderfields, rock outcrops and clearings, moist roadsides, and thickets, especially on base-rich substrates

Common in NC Mountains, rare in GA Mountains

Native to North Carolina & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Wineberry, Wine Raspberry

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Rubus phoenicolasius   FAMILY: Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Rubus phoenicolasius   FAMILY: Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Rubus phoenicolasius 097-05-002   FAMILY: Rosaceae

 

Habitat: Moist forests, roadsides, thickets

Common in Mountains, uncommon or rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC

Non-native: east Asia

 


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speaker icon Common Name: American Red Raspberry

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Rubus strigosus   FAMILY: Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Rubus idaeus ssp. strigosus   FAMILY: Rosaceae

INCLUDING Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Rubus idaeus var. canadensis 097-05-003   FAMILY: Rosaceae

 

Habitat: High elevation forests and thickets, adelgid-killed spruce-fir forests, northwards at lower elevations and more general in habitat

Rare

Native to North Carolina

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Black Raspberry

Weakley's Flora: (6/30/18) Rubus occidentalis   FAMILY: Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Rubus occidentalis   FAMILY: Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Rubus occidentalis 097-05-004   FAMILY: Rosaceae

 

Habitat: Roadsides, woodlands, thickets, disturbed areas

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: European Blackberry, Himalayan Blackberry, Himalaya-berry

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Rubus bifrons   FAMILY: Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Rubus bifrons   FAMILY: Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Rubus bifrons 097-05-005   FAMILY: Rosaceae

 

Habitat: Disturbed areas, roadsides, thickets, old fields

Uncommon (rare in Coastal Plain) (rare in GA) (rare in NC Mtns)

Non-native: Europe

 


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camera icon Common Name: Chesapeake Blackberry, Topsy Blackberry

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Rubus pascuus   FAMILY: Rosaceae

(?) PLANTS National Database: Rubus pascuus   FAMILY: Rosaceae

 

Habitat: Disturbed areas, thickets

Rare

Non-native: Europe

 


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camera icon Common Name: Sand Blackberry

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Rubus cuneifolius   FAMILY: Rosaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Rubus cuneifolius   FAMILY: Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Rubus cuneifolius 097-05-006   FAMILY: Rosaceae

 

Habitat: Woodlands, forests, disturbed areas

Common (rare in NC Piedmont)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Allegheny Blackberry

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Rubus allegheniensis   FAMILY: Rosaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Rubus allegheniensis var. allegheniensis   FAMILY: Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Rubus allegheniensis 097-05-007   FAMILY: Rosaceae

 

Habitat: Forests, woodlands, grassy balds

Common in Carolina Mountains (uncommon to rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Sawtooth Blackberry

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Rubus argutus   FAMILY: Rosaceae

(?) INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Rubus argutus   FAMILY: Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Rubus argutus 097-05-009   FAMILY: Rosaceae

 

Habitat: Thickets, disturbed areas

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Pennsylvania Blackberry, Highbush Blackberry, Eastern Blackberry, Southern Blackberry

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Rubus pensilvanicus   FAMILY: Rosaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Rubus argutus   FAMILY: Rosaceae

INCLUDING Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Rubus argutus 097-05-009   FAMILY: Rosaceae

 

Habitat: Roadsides, thickets, woodlands

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Smooth Blackberry, Thornless Blackberry

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Rubus canadensis   FAMILY: Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Rubus canadensis   FAMILY: Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Rubus canadensis 097-05-010   FAMILY: Rosaceae

 

Habitat: Forests, woodlands, grassy balds, especially common at high elevations

Common in Carolina Mountains, uncommon in GA Mtns

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Cut-leaved Blackberry, Evergreen Blackberry

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Rubus laciniatus   FAMILY: Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Rubus laciniatus   FAMILY: Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Rubus laciniatus 097-05-011   FAMILY: Rosaceae

 

Habitat: Disturbed areas, thickets

Waif(s)

Non-native: Europe

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Common Dewberry, Northern Dewberry

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Rubus flagellaris   FAMILY: Rosaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Rubus flagellaris   FAMILY: Rosaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Rubus flagellaris 097-05-012   FAMILY: Rosaceae

 

Habitat: Old fields, woodlands, roadsides, disturbed areas

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Swamp Dewberry, Bristly Dewberry

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Rubus hispidus   FAMILY: Rosaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Rubus hispidus   FAMILY: Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Rubus hispidus 097-05-013   FAMILY: Rosaceae

 

Habitat: Bogs, moist woodlands and forests, disturbed moist areas

Common in NC Coastal Plain, uncommon to rare elesewhere in GA-NC-SC

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Southern Dewberry, Coastal Plain Dewberry

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Rubus trivialis   FAMILY: Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Rubus trivialis   FAMILY: Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Rubus trivialis 097-05-014   FAMILY: Rosaceae

 

Habitat: Roadsides, old fields, thickets, disturbed areas

Common (rare in Mountains)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Robin-runaway, Star-violet, Dewdrop

Weakley's Flora: (4/13/22) Dalibarda repens   FAMILY: Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Dalibarda repens   FAMILY: Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Dalibarda repens 097-06-001   FAMILY: Rosaceae

 

Habitat: Bog margins and mountain swamp forests, often along spring seeps, southwards mostly in dense shade beneath Rhododendron maximum

Rare

Native to North Carolina

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: White Avens

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Geum canadense   FAMILY: Rosaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Geum canadense var. canadense   FAMILY: Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Geum canadense 097-07-001   FAMILY: Rosaceae

 

Habitat: Moist slope forests, bottomland forests, swamp forests, tidal swamps, rarely in submesic forests

Common (rare in GA Coastal Plain)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Pale Avens, Cream Avens

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Geum virginianum   FAMILY: Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Geum virginianum   FAMILY: Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Geum virginianum 097-07-002   FAMILY: Rosaceae

 

Habitat: Bottomland forests, moist slope forests, swamp forests, and extending upslope to mesic or even dry sites, especially over mafic rocks

Common in NC Mountains & Piedmont, uncommon in SC Mountains, rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Rough Avens

Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Geum laciniatum   FAMILY: Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Geum laciniatum   FAMILY: Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Geum laciniatum 097-07-003   FAMILY: Rosaceae

 

Habitat: Fens and wet meadows, rich alluvial soil of bottomland forests, especially over calcareous or mafic rocks

Rare

Native to the Carolinas

 


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Common Name: Yellow Avens

Weakley's Flora: (6/30/18) Geum aleppicum   FAMILY: Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Geum aleppicum   FAMILY: Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Geum aleppicum 097-07-004   FAMILY: Rosaceae

 

Habitat: Floodplain forests, bogs, and boggy meadows

Native to North Carolina

 


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camera icon Common Name: Spring Avens, Heartleaf Avens

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Geum vernum   FAMILY: Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Geum vernum   FAMILY: Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Geum vernum 097-07-005   FAMILY: Rosaceae

 

Habitat: Seepages, swamps, roadsides, disturbed areas, probably both native and introduced in our area, the native occurrences now being supplemented by its spread along roads from farther west

Uncommon in NC Mountains, rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC

Native to the Carolinas

 


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camera icon Common Name: Bent Avens

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Geum geniculatum   FAMILY: Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Geum geniculatum   FAMILY: Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Geum geniculatum 097-07-006   FAMILY: Rosaceae

 

Habitat: Seeps, seepy boulderfield forests, grassy balds, cliff bases, banks of cool streams up to about 5 m wide, at high to moderate elevations

Rare, though locally fairly common

Native to North Carolina

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Mountain Avens, Appalachian Avens, Spreading Avens, Cliff Avens

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Geum radiatum   FAMILY: Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Geum radiatum   FAMILY: Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Geum radiatum 097-07-007   FAMILY: Rosaceae

 

Habitat: High elevation rocky summits, in thin soil at tops of cliffs and on ledges (where not trampled), in pockets of soil on nearly vertical portions of cliffs, in open grassy balds, around Rhododendron catawbiense in grassy balds, or in grassy areas at bases of cliffs (where succession by shrubs is prevented by accumulation of seepage ice and by stone fall)

Rare, narrowly endemic to NC-TN

Native to North Carolina

 


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camera icon Common Name: Parsley-piert, slender parsley piert

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Aphanes australis   FAMILY: Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (MISAPPLIED) PLANTS National Database: Aphanes microcarpa   FAMILY: Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (MISAPPLIED) Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Alchemilla microcarpa 097-08-001   FAMILY: Rosaceae

 

Habitat: Lawns, fields, pastures, roadsides

Non-native: Europe

 


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Common Name: Pineland Agrimony

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Agrimonia incisa   FAMILY: Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Agrimonia incisa   FAMILY: Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Agrimonia incisa 097-09-001   FAMILY: Rosaceae

 

Habitat: Pinelands, disturbed areas associated with pinelands

Native to South Carolina & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Southern Agrimony, Small-flowered Agrimony, Harvestlice

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Agrimonia parviflora   FAMILY: Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Agrimonia parviflora   FAMILY: Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Agrimonia parviflora 097-09-002   FAMILY: Rosaceae

 

Habitat: Marshes, bottomland forests, wet pastures

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Common Agrimony

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Agrimonia gryposepala   FAMILY: Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Agrimonia gryposepala   FAMILY: Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Agrimonia gryposepala 097-09-003   FAMILY: Rosaceae

 

Habitat: Mesic forests, thickets, marshes, bogs, wet meadows, wet forests, especially in base-rich substrates

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Woodland Agrimony

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Agrimonia rostellata   FAMILY: Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Agrimonia rostellata   FAMILY: Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Agrimonia rostellata 097-09-004   FAMILY: Rosaceae

 

Habitat: Moist to wet forests and woodlands, especially in base-rich soils

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Downy Agrimony

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Agrimonia pubescens   FAMILY: Rosaceae

(?) PLANTS National Database: Agrimonia pubescens   FAMILY: Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Agrimonia pubescens var. pubescens 097-09-005a   FAMILY: Rosaceae

 

Habitat: Dry to moist forests and woodlands, especially in base-rich soils

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Low Agrimony, Small-fruited Agrimony

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Agrimonia microcarpa   FAMILY: Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Agrimonia microcarpa   FAMILY: Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Agrimonia pubescens var. microcarpa 097-09-005b   FAMILY: Rosaceae

 

Habitat: Dry to moist forests and woodlands

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Roadside Agrimony

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Agrimonia striata   FAMILY: Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Agrimonia striata   FAMILY: Rosaceae

 

Habitat: Rich forests, floodplains, fields

Native: north & west of the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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speaker icon Common Name: Salad Burnet, Garden Burnet, Fodder Burnet

Weakley's Flora: (6/30/18) Poterium sanguisorba var. polygamum   FAMILY: Rosaceae

(?) PLANTS National Database: Sanguisorba minor ssp. balearica   FAMILY: Rosaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Sanguisorba minor 097-10-002   FAMILY: Rosaceae

 

Habitat: Cultivated as an herb and salad green, escaped to moist, disturbed areas

Non-native: Europe

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Canada Burnet, American Burnet, White Burnet

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Sanguisorba canadensis   FAMILY: Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sanguisorba canadensis   FAMILY: Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Sanguisorba canadensis 097-10-003   FAMILY: Rosaceae

 

Habitat: Fens, seeps, seepage swamps, spray zones around waterfalls, other seepage wetlands, wet meadows, over mafic or ultramafic rocks (such as amphibolite, greenstone, serpentinite) or calcareous rocks

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Ozark Rose, Climbing Prairie Rose

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Rosa setigera   FAMILY: Rosaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Rosa setigera var. setigera   FAMILY: Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Rosa setigera 097-11-001   FAMILY: Rosaceae

 

Habitat: Dry-mesic to mesic upland forests and woodlands, prairies, bluffs, bottomland and riparian forests, stream banks, pastures, old fields, roadsides; nativity uncertain in portions of our area

Rare

Native to parts of North Carolina & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Cherokee Rose

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Rosa laevigata   FAMILY: Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Rosa laevigata   FAMILY: Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Rosa laevigata 097-11-002   FAMILY: Rosaceae

 

Habitat: Roadsides, moist forests

Common in Coastal Plain of GA & SC, rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC

Non-native: China

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Multiflora Rose

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Rosa multiflora   FAMILY: Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Rosa multiflora   FAMILY: Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Rosa multiflora 097-11-003   FAMILY: Rosaceae

 

Habitat: Pastures, thickets, bottomlands, upland forests, bogs

Common

Non-native: Asia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Memorial Rose, Dorothy Perkins Rose, Lucie Rose

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Rosa lucieae   FAMILY: Rosaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Rosa wichuraiana   FAMILY: Rosaceae

INCLUDING & ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Rosa wichuriana 097-11-004   FAMILY: Rosaceae

 

Habitat: Roadbanks, railroad embankments, disturbed areas

Uncommon (rare in GA Mountains & Coastal Plain)

Non-native: east Asia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: McCartney Rose, Chickasaw Rose

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Rosa bracteata   FAMILY: Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Rosa bracteata   FAMILY: Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Rosa bracteata 097-11-005   FAMILY: Rosaceae

 

Habitat: Disturbed areas, suburban borders, persistent after cultivation

Rare in GA-NC-SC

Non-native: China

 


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Common Name: Damask Rose

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Rosa ×damascena   FAMILY: Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Rosa ×damascena [gallica × moschata]   FAMILY: Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Rosa damascena 097-11-007   FAMILY: Rosaceae

 

Habitat: Disturbed areas, persistent after cultivation

Waif(s)

Non-native: Europe

 


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speaker icon Common Name: Eglantine Rose, Sweetbriar Rose

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Rosa rubiginosa var. rubiginosa   FAMILY: Rosaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Rosa rubiginosa   FAMILY: Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Rosa eglanteria 097-11-008   FAMILY: Rosaceae

 

Habitat: Pastures, disturbed areas

Rare in GA-NC-SC

Non-native: Europe

 


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Common Name: Eglantine Rose, Sweetbriar Rose

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Rosa rubiginosa var. nemoralis   FAMILY: Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Rosa micrantha   FAMILY: Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Rosa micrantha 097-11-009   FAMILY: Rosaceae

 

Habitat: Pastures, disturbed areas

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

Non-native: Europe

 


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speaker icon Common Name: Dog Rose

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Rosa canina   FAMILY: Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Rosa canina   FAMILY: Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Rosa canina 097-11-010   FAMILY: Rosaceae

 

Habitat: Pastures, old fields, fencerows, roadsides

Rare

Non-native: Europe

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Swamp Rose

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Rosa palustris   FAMILY: Rosaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Rosa palustris   FAMILY: Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Rosa palustris 097-11-011   FAMILY: Rosaceae

 

Habitat: Swamp forests, bogs, fens, seeps, streamsides, tidal swamps, beaver ponds

Common in Coastal Plain, NC Piedmont & Carolina Mountains (uncommon to rare elsewhere in GA & SC)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Carolina Rose

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Rosa carolina ssp. carolina   FAMILY: Rosaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Rosa carolina var. carolina   FAMILY: Rosaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Rosa carolina 097-11-012   FAMILY: Rosaceae

 

Habitat: Upland forests, woodlands, pastures, roadsides

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Virginia Rose

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Rosa virginiana ssp. virginiana   FAMILY: Rosaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Rosa virginiana var. virginiana   FAMILY: Rosaceae

 

Habitat: Moist to dry forests and woodlands

Rare

Native north of the Carolinas

 


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camera icon Common Name: Japanese Rose, Rugosa Rose, Beach Rose

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Rosa rugosa   FAMILY: Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Rosa rugosa   FAMILY: Rosaceae

 

Habitat: Coastal dunes, disturbed areas, cultivated and sometimes escaped

Waif(s)

Non-native: Asia

 


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speaker icon Common Name: Queen-of-the-Prairie

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Filipendula rubra   FAMILY: Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Filipendula rubra   FAMILY: Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Filipendula rubra 097-12-001   FAMILY: Rosaceae

 

Habitat: Fens, wet meadows, seeps, over mafic or calcareous rocks

Native to North Carolina

 


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camera icon Common Name: Queen-of-the-Meadow, Meadowsweet

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Filipendula ulmaria   FAMILY: Rosaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Filipendula ulmaria ssp. ulmaria   FAMILY: Rosaceae

 

Habitat: Disturbed areas, cultivated and sometimes escaped or persistent

Non-native: Europe

 


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