OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

Your search found 6 taxa in the family Styracaceae, Storax family, as understood by PLANTS National Database.

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camera icon Common Name: Common Silverbell

Weakley's Flora: (4/7/08) Halesia tetraptera var. tetraptera   FAMILY: Styracaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Halesia tetraptera var. tetraptera   FAMILY: Styracaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Halesia carolina 152-01-001   FAMILY: Styracaceae

 

Look for it on moist slopes, in coves, creekbanks, bottomlands

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Mountain Silverbell

Weakley's Flora: (4/7/08) Halesia tetraptera var. monticola   FAMILY: Styracaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Halesia tetraptera var. monticola   FAMILY: Styracaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Halesia carolina 152-01-001?   FAMILY: Styracaceae

 

Look for it in cove forests, moist ridges, mostly above 1000m in elevation

Native to North Carolina

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Common Two-wing Silverbell

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Halesia diptera var. diptera   FAMILY: Styracaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Halesia diptera   FAMILY: Styracaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Halesia diptera 152-01-002   FAMILY: Styracaceae

 

Habitat: Bottomland forests, forested edges of brackish marshes

Uncommon in GA Coastal Plain, rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC

Native to South Carolina & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Little Silverbell

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Halesia carolina   FAMILY: Styracaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Halesia carolina   FAMILY: Styracaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Halesia parviflora 152-01-003   FAMILY: Styracaceae

 

Habitat: Sandy alluvial forests, calcareous hammocks

Uncommon in GA Coastal Plain, rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC

Native to South Carolina & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Bigleaf Snowbell, Bigleaf Storax, Large-leaved Storax

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Styrax grandifolius   FAMILY: Styracaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Styrax grandifolius   FAMILY: Styracaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Styrax grandifolia 152-02-001   FAMILY: Styracaceae

 

Habitat: Mesic to dry upland forests, bluffs

Common in Piedmont, uncommon in Coastal Plain, rare in Mountains

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: American Storax, American Snowbell

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Styrax americanus +   FAMILY: Styracaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Styrax americanus   FAMILY: Styracaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Styrax americana 152-02-002   FAMILY: Styracaceae

 

Look for it in moist to wet habitats

Uncommon or rare - depending on variety & region

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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