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

Your search found 1 taxon in the family Staphyleaceae, Bladdernut family, as understood by Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Bladdernut

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Staphylea trifolia   FAMILY: Staphyleaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Staphylea trifolia   FAMILY: Staphyleaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Staphylea trifolia 114-01-001   FAMILY: Staphyleaceae


Habitat: Nutrient-rich bottomland forests, extending upslope over calcareous or mafic rocks

Common in GA Mountains & Carolina Piedmont, uncommon to rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia


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