Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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Your search found 17 taxa.

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

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Appalachian False Goatsbeard
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Astilbe biternata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Astilbe biternata
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Astilbe biternata 094-07-001

 

Look for it in cove forests, on seepage slopes

Common in Carolina Mtns, uncommon in GA Mtns, rare elsewhere (an endemic)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Golden-saxifrage, Water-carpet, Water-mat
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Chrysosplenium americanum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Chrysosplenium americanum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Chrysosplenium americanum 094-08-001

 

Look for it in shallow seepage in shade

Uncommon in NC-SC, rare in GA

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Two-leaved Miterwort, Bishop's Cap
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Mitella diphylla
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Mitella diphylla
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Mitella diphylla 094-10-001

 

Look for it in moist rich forests, esp in the Mountains, and esp rocky

Common in NC, rare in GA-SC

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Mapleleaf Alumroot, Hairy Alumroot, Rock Alumroot, Crag-jangle
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Heuchera villosa
INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Heuchera villosa var. villosa
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Heuchera villosa 094-11-001

 

Look for it in crevices of rock outcrops, or in thin soil over boulders, a characteristic component of the flora of high elevation cliffs and summits (to at least 1920 m), not particular about the rock type, occurring on a wide range of rock types in our area, including felsic gneisses and schists, mafic gneisses, granites, quartzites, and others, probably the most acidophilic of our taxa of Heuchera

Common (rare in GA-SC Piedmont), primarily endemic to the Southern Appalachians

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Littleflower Alumroot, Cave Alumroot, Cumberland Grotto Alumroot, Small-flower Alumroot
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Heuchera parviflora var. parviflora
INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Heuchera parviflora var. parviflora
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Heuchera parviflora 094-11-002

 

Look for it in shaded cliff bases, usually under overhangs, on grotto floors, behind waterfalls where humidity is high but not in the spray zone, in rockhouses of the Cumberland Plateau, nearly always in deeply shaded situations where little or no direct sunlight falls

Rare

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: American Alumroot
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Heuchera americana
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Heuchera americana var. americana
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Heuchera americana 094-11-003

 

Look for it in rocky forests, rock outcrops, particularly where soils are subacidic to circumneutral

Common (uncommon to rare in Coastal Plain)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Carolina Alumroot
Weakley's Flora: (6/30/18) Heuchera caroliniana
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Heuchera caroliniana
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Heuchera americana 094-11-003?

 

Look for it in rocky forests, rock outcrops, particularly where soils are subacidic to circumneutral, replacing H. americana in much of the upper Piedmont

Uncommon (endemic to Piedmont of sc VA, NC, & sc SC)

Native to the Carolinas

 


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camera icon Common Name: Marbled Alumroot, Downy Alumroot
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Heuchera pubescens
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Heuchera pubescens
(?) Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Heuchera pubescens 094-11-004?

 

Look for it in rocky forests, rock outcrops, particularly where soils are subacidic or circumneutral

Rare (an endemic)

Native to North & possibly South Carolina

 


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Common Name: longflower alumroot, Mapleleaf Alumroot
Weakley's Flora: (6/30/18) Heuchera aceroides
INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Heuchera longiflora
(?) SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Heuchera longiflora var. aceroides 094-11-005?

 

Look for it on shaded calcareous or basic cliffs

Rare (an endemic)

Native to North Carolina

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Heartleaf Foamflower
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Tiarella cordifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Tiarella cordifolia
INCLUDING Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Tiarella cordifolia var. cordifolia 094-12-001a

 

Look for it in moist forests, cove forests, rock outcrops, well-drained bottomland forests

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Brook-saxifrage, Eastern Boykinia, Allegheny Brookfoam, Aconite-saxifrage
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Boykinia aconitifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Boykinia aconitifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Boykinia aconitifolia 094-13-001

 

Look for it on streambanks, riverbanks, in crevices in spray cliffs around waterfalls, seepages

Uncommon in NC Mountains, rare elsewhere (endemic to the Southern Appalachians)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Michaux's Saxifrage, Cliff Saxifrage
Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Micranthes petiolaris var. petiolaris
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Saxifraga michauxii
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Saxifraga michauxii 094-14-001

 

Look for it in crevices in exposed rock outcrops at high elevations, other rock outcrops (moist to rather dry), periglacial boulderfields, rocky seeps

Common, endemic to the Southern Appalachians

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Escarpment Saxifrage, Shealy's Saxifrage
Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Micranthes petiolaris var. shealyi
(?) INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Saxifraga michauxii
(?) INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Saxifraga michauxii 094-14-001?

 

Look for it in moist seepage over rock, at low elevations (2000-3000 feet)

Rare, endemic to SC's Pickens County, so far as is known

Native to South & possibly North Carolina

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Early Saxifrage
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Micranthes virginiensis
INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Saxifraga virginiensis var. virginiensis
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Saxifraga virginiensis 094-14-003

 

Look for it on rock outcrops, moist alluvial & slope forests, streambanks, riverbanks

Common (rare in Coastal Plain)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Brook Lettuce, Mountain Lettuce, Branch Lettuce, Lettuceleaf Saxifrage
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Micranthes micranthidifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Saxifraga micranthidifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Saxifraga micranthidifolia 094-14-004

 

Look for it in wet soils of seepages, in the beds of high elevation brooks, brookbanks, rocky seepages

Common, endemic to the Central & Southern Appalachians

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Carey's Saxifrage
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Micranthes careyana
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Saxifraga careyana
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Saxifraga careyana 094-14-005

 

Look for it on moist rock outcrops & cliffs, often under overhangs, often in moist soil at the base of a vertical or overhanging rock outcrop

Rare, endemic to the Southern Appalachians

Native to North Carolina & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Carolina Saxifrage
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Micranthes caroliniana
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Saxifraga caroliniana
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Saxifraga caroliniana 094-14-006

 

Look for it on moist soil outcrops & cliffs, often under overhangs, often in moist soil at the base of a vertical or overhanging rock outcrop

Rare, endemic to the Southern Appalachians

Native to North Carolina

 


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