OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

Your search found 5 taxa in the family Santalaceae, Sandalwood family, as understood by Weakley's Flora.

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camera icon Common Name: Eastern Bastard Toadflax

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Comandra umbellata var. umbellata   FAMILY: Santalaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Comandra umbellata ssp. umbellata   FAMILY: Santalaceae

(?) Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Comandra umbellata 060-01-001   FAMILY: Santalaceae

 

Habitat: Dry forests and woodlands, woodland borders, glades, usually in acidic soils and most common in oak/heath forests

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Nestronia, Conjurer's-nut, Leechbush

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Nestronia umbellula   FAMILY: Santalaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Nestronia umbellula   FAMILY: Santalaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Nestronia umbellula 060-02-001   FAMILY: Santalaceae

 

Habitat: Relatively mesic sites in sandhills in the upper Coastal Plain, mesic to dry Piedmont and montane oak forests

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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speaker icon Common Name: Buckleya, Piratebush

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Buckleya distichophylla   FAMILY: Santalaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Buckleya distichophylla   FAMILY: Santalaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Buckleya distichophylla 060-03-001   FAMILY: Santalaceae

 

Habitat: Dry or rocky bluffs and slopes, usually with pines or hemlock, and most common in scrubby pine-oak/heath woodlands, also rich woods and stream banks

Native to North Carolina

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Buffalo-nut, Oil-nut

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Pyrularia pubera   FAMILY: Santalaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Pyrularia pubera   FAMILY: Santalaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Pyrularia pubera 060-04-001   FAMILY: Santalaceae

 

Habitat: Mesic to dry forests, over a wide range of substrates

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: American Mistletoe, Christmas Mistletoe

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Phoradendron leucarpum ssp. leucarpum   FAMILY: Santalaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Phoradendron leucarpum   FAMILY: Viscaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Phoradendron serotinum 061-01-001   FAMILY: Loranthaceae

 

Habitat: Parasitic on various species of trees, especially abundant in swamp forests (perhaps because they are less frequently cut and have older, more mature hardwoods)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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"Ligustrum sinense ... is one of the most noxious of all our weeds, choking out native vegetation. The rapidity with which it has engulfed southern wetlands is hinted at by Small's (1933) mention of it only as 'an escape in southern Louisiana'." — Alan Weakley, Weakley's Flora