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 7 taxa in the family Rutaceae, Rue family, as understood by Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Prickly-ash, Toothache Tree, Northern Prickly-ash
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Zanthoxylum americanum   FAMILY: Rutaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Zanthoxylum americanum   FAMILY: Rutaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Zanthoxylum americana 103-01-001   FAMILY: Rutaceae

 

Look for it in woodlands and forests over calcareous or mafic rocks, often forming extensive colonies near outcrops

Rare, only a single known site in SC

Native to South Carolina & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Toothache Tree, Hercules-club, Sea-ash, Southern Prickly-ash
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Zanthoxylum clava-herculis   FAMILY: Rutaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Zanthoxylum clava-herculis   FAMILY: Rutaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Zanthoxylum clava-herculis 103-01-002   FAMILY: Rutaceae

 

Look for it in maritime forests, dunes, shell middens, shell hammocks, maritime scrub, inland (in FL and GA) in hammocks

Uncommon, endemic to the Southeastern Coastal Plain

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Wild Lime, Lime Prickly-ash, Colima, Una de Gato
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Zanthoxylum fagara   FAMILY: Rutaceae
PLANTS National Database: Zanthoxylum fagara   FAMILY: Rutaceae

 

Look for it in hammocks

Rare

Native: Florida

 


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camera icon Common Name: Wafer-ash, Hoptree
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ptelea trifoliata   FAMILY: Rutaceae
INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Ptelea trifoliata +   FAMILY: Rutaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ptelea trifoliata 103-02-001   FAMILY: Rutaceae

 

Look for it on rocky bluffs, esp calcareous or mafic, open woodlands, calcareous Coastal Plain river bluffs, granitic domes

Uncommon

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Trifoliate Orange, Hardy Orange
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Citrus trifoliata   FAMILY: Rutaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Poncirus trifoliata   FAMILY: Rutaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Poncirus trifoliata 103-03-001   FAMILY: Rutaceae

 

Look for it in woodlands, thickets, and streambanks, esp in suburban areas

Rare

Non-native: China

 


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Common Name: Sour Orange, Marmalade Orange, Sweet Orange, Bitter Orange
Weakley's Flora: (6/30/18) Citrus ×aurantium   FAMILY: Rutaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Citrus ×aurantium [maxima × reticulata]   FAMILY: Rutaceae

 

Look for it . It is cultivated horticulturally, and sometimes persistent

Rare

Non-native: southeast Asia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Amur Cork-tree, Northern Cork-tree, Japanese Cork-tree
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Phellodendron amurense   FAMILY: Rutaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Phellodendron amurense   FAMILY: Rutaceae

 

Look for it in suburban woodlands

Non-native: Japan, Taiwan, Korea, ne. China, and e. Russia

 


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