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 8 taxa in the family Scrophulariaceae, Figwort family, as understood by Weakley's Flora.

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camera icon Common Name: Lindley's Butterflybush
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Buddleja lindleyana   FAMILY: Scrophulariaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Buddleja lindleyana   FAMILY: Buddlejaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Buddleja lindleyana 154-05-001   FAMILY: Loganiaceae

 

Look for it in disturbed areas

Rare, planted & rarely escaped to disturbed areas

Non-native: China

 


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camera icon Common Name: Orange-eye Butterflybush, Summer-lilac
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Buddleja davidii   FAMILY: Scrophulariaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Buddleja davidii   FAMILY: Buddlejaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Buddleja davidii 154-05-002   FAMILY: Loganiaceae

 

Look for it in disturbed places, such as thickets or streambanks

Rare, planted & rarely escaped to disturbed areas

Non-native: China

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Moth Mullein
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Verbascum blattaria   FAMILY: Scrophulariaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Verbascum blattaria   FAMILY: Scrophulariaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Verbascum blattaria 166-12-001   FAMILY: Scrophulariaceae

 

Look for it in fields, roadsides, disturbed areas

Common (uncommon GA Piedmont & Coastal Plain)

Non-native: Eurasia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Wand Mullein, Twiggy Mullein, Moth Mullein
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Verbascum virgatum   FAMILY: Scrophulariaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Verbascum virgatum   FAMILY: Scrophulariaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Verbascum virgatum 166-12-002   FAMILY: Scrophulariaceae

 

Look for it in sandhills, sandy disturbed areas, roadsides

Uncommon in SC, rare in GA & NC

Non-native: Europe

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Woolly Mullein, Common Mullein, Flannel-plant, Velvet-plant
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Verbascum thapsus ssp. thapsus   FAMILY: Scrophulariaceae
INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Verbascum thapsus   FAMILY: Scrophulariaceae
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Verbascum thapsus 166-12-003   FAMILY: Scrophulariaceae

 

Look for it in fields, roadsides, disturbed areas

Common

Non-native: Europe

 


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camera icon Common Name: Clasping Mullein, Orange Mullein
Weakley's Flora: (6/30/18) Verbascum phlomoides   FAMILY: Scrophulariaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Verbascum phlomoides   FAMILY: Scrophulariaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Verbascum phlomoides 166-12-004   FAMILY: Scrophulariaceae

 

Look for it in disturbed areas, roadsides, sandhills

Rare [but expanding its range???]

Non-native: Europe

 


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camera icon Common Name: Eastern Figwort, Carpenter's Square, Late Figwort
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Scrophularia marilandica   FAMILY: Scrophulariaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Scrophularia marilandica   FAMILY: Scrophulariaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Scrophularia marilandica 166-15-001   FAMILY: Scrophulariaceae

 

Look for it in moist-to-dry nutrient-rich woodlands and forests, esp over mafic or calcareous rocks

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

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Hare Figwort, American Figwort, Lancelaf Figwort
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Scrophularia lanceolata   FAMILY: Scrophulariaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Scrophularia lanceolata   FAMILY: Scrophulariaceae

 

Look for it in mesic to dry upland forests, shale barrens, clearings

Rare

Native to the Carolinas

 


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