OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

Your search found 13 taxa in the family Ruscaceae, Ruscus family, as understood by Weakley's Flora.

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: False Solomon's Seal, Eastern Solomon's Plume, May-plume

Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Maianthemum racemosum   FAMILY: Ruscaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Maianthemum racemosum ssp. racemosum   FAMILY: Liliaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Smilacina racemosa 041-06-001   FAMILY: Liliaceae

 

Habitat: Moist to dry forests

Common (uncommon in Coastal Plain)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Starry Solomon's Seal, Starry Solomon's Plume, Starflower

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Maianthemum stellatum   FAMILY: Ruscaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Maianthemum stellatum   FAMILY: Liliaceae

 

Habitat: Alluvial forests, calcareous fens, seepage swamps

Native north of the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Canada Mayflower, False Lily-of-the-valley, Wild Lily-of-the-valley

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Maianthemum canadense   FAMILY: Ruscaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Maianthemum canadense   FAMILY: Liliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Maianthemum canadense 041-07-001   FAMILY: Liliaceae

 

Habitat: Moist forests, especially at high elevations

Native to North Carolina & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Hairy Solomon's Seal, Downy Solomon’s Seal

Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Polygonatum pubescens   FAMILY: Ruscaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Polygonatum pubescens   FAMILY: Liliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Polygonatum pubescens 041-10-001   FAMILY: Liliaceae

 

Habitat: Moist forests, especially cove forests, but also in montane oak forests

Common in Mountains

Native to Georgia, North Carolina, & possibly South Carolina

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Smooth Solomon's Seal

Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Polygonatum biflorum +   FAMILY: Ruscaceae

INCLUDING & INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Polygonatum biflorum var. commutatum   FAMILY: Liliaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Polygonatum biflorum 041-10-002   FAMILY: Liliaceae

 

Look for it . Depending on variety, it can be found in moist to dry forests and/or on roadbanks

Common to rare, depending on variety and region

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: European Lily-of-the-valley

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Convallaria majalis   FAMILY: Ruscaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Convallaria majalis   FAMILY: Liliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Convallaria majalis var. majalis 041-11-001a   FAMILY: Liliaceae

 

Habitat: Old homesites, roadsides, persistent after cultivation, and casually escaping to nearby woodlands and forests

Non-native: Eurasia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: American Lily-of-the-valley

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Convallaria pseudomajalis   FAMILY: Ruscaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Convallaria majuscula   FAMILY: Liliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Convallaria majalis var. montana 041-11-001b   FAMILY: Liliaceae

 

Habitat: Mountain forests, particularly in rocky woodlands or forests on or near ridgetops under northern red oak at about 1000 to 1500 m elevation, sometimes at lower elevations (down to at least 700 m) and under Quercus montana

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Georgia Beargrass, Sandhills Lily

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Nolina georgiana   FAMILY: Ruscaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Nolina georgiana   FAMILY: Liliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Nolina georgiana 041-13-001   FAMILY: Liliaceae

 

Habitat: Longleaf pine sandhills, sometimes locally common on slightly less xeric lower sandhill slopes, shallow soils near rock outcrops

Native to South Carolina & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Butcher's Broom, Knee Holly

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

 

Non-native: Europe, northern Africa, the Near East

 


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camera icon Common Name: Liriope, Lilyturf

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

PLANTS National Database: Liriope graminifolia   FAMILY: Liliaceae

 

Non-native: Asia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Liriope, Big Blue Lilyturf

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Liriope muscari   FAMILY: Ruscaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Liriope muscari   FAMILY: Liliaceae

 

Habitat: Commonly planted, persistent and escaping, locally abundant

Non-native: China, Japan & Taiwan

 


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camera icon Common Name: Liriope, Creeping Lilyturf

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Liriope spicata   FAMILY: Ruscaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Liriope spicata   FAMILY: Liliaceae

 

Habitat: Commonly planted, persistent and escaping, locally abundant

Non-native: China, Taiwan, Japan, Korea & Vietnam

 


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camera icon Common Name: Mondo Grass, Black Mondo, Monkeygrass

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ophiopogon japonicus   FAMILY: Ruscaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ophiopogon japonicus   FAMILY: Liliaceae

 

Habitat: Suburban forests

Non-native: China, Taiwan, Japan, Korea

 


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