Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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camera icon Common Name: Coastal Bog Asphodel, Coastal False Asphodel, Southern Bog Asphodel, Savanna Asphodel
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Triantha racemosa
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Triantha racemosa
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Tofieldia racemosa var. racemosa 041-18-001a

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Triantha racemosa


Flowers in a terminal raceme, usually 2-6 per node, upper opening first, per Wildflowers of the Eastern United States.


camera icon Common Name: Sticky Bog Asphodel, Northern Bog Asphodel, False Asphodel
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Triantha glutinosa
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Triantha glutinosa
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Tofieldia racemosa var. glutinosa 041-18-001b

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952) Tofieldia glutinosa

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Triantha glutinosa


Inflorescences cylindric-ovate spikelike heads, the stem glandular below them, per Flora of North America.


camera icon Common Name: Carolina Bog Asphodel, White Asphodel
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Tofieldia glabra
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Tofieldia glabra
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Tofieldia glabra 041-18-002

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Tofieldia glabra


A terminal raceme with 1 flower per node [T. racemosa has 3-7 per node], per Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers.


camera icon Common Name: Rush-featherling, Pleea
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Pleea tenuifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Pleea tenuifolia

SYNONYMOUS WITH The Genera of Tofieldiaceae in the southeastern US (Zomlefer, 1996) Tofieldia tenuifolia

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Pleea tenuifolia 041-19-001

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Pleea tenuifolia


Perianth segments separate, lanceolate, 10-15mm long, persistent in fruit, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


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