OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

Your search found 4 taxa in the family Sterculiaceae, Chocolate family, as understood by PLANTS National Database.

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speaker icon Common Name: Chinese Parasol-tree, Japanese Varnishtree, Phoenix Tree

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Firmiana simplex   FAMILY: Malvaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Firmiana simplex   FAMILY: Sterculiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Firmiana platanifolia 123-01-001   FAMILY: Sterculiaceae

 

Habitat: Planted and naturalized nearby

Non-native: southeast Asia

 


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Common Name: Chocolate-weed

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Melochia corchorifolia   FAMILY: Malvaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Melochia corchorifolia   FAMILY: Sterculiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Melochia corchorifolia 123-02-001   FAMILY: Sterculiaceae

 

Habitat: Sandy fields, especially in low, wet places

Uncommon in GA-SC, rare in NC

Non-native: Old World tropics

 


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camera icon Common Name: Bretonica Peluda

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Melochia villosa   FAMILY: Malvaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Melochia spicata   FAMILY: Sterculiaceae

 

Habitat: Calcareous pine flatwoods, disturbed areas

Waif(s)

Non-native: tropical America, the original distribution uncertain

 


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camera icon Common Name: Sleepy Morning

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Waltheria indica   FAMILY: Malvaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Waltheria indica   FAMILY: Sterculiaceae

 

Habitat: Pine rocklands, marl prairies, coastal grasslands, coastal rock barrens, rocky or sandy open areas (TX), disturbed uplands

Native: a pantropical species native north to peninsula Florida

 


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