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 Tofieldiaceae, False-asphodel family, as understood by Weakley's Flora.

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camera icon Common Name: Coastal Bog Asphodel, Southern Bog Asphodel, Coastal False Asphodel, Savanna Asphodel

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Triantha racemosa   FAMILY: Tofieldiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Triantha racemosa   FAMILY: Liliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Tofieldia racemosa var. racemosa 041-18-001a   FAMILY: Liliaceae

 

Habitat: Pine savannas, pine savanna-pocosin ecotones, seepage bogs, sinkhole ponds (dolines) in the mountains of VA, acidic wet barrens

Common in Coastal Plain (rare in Piedmont)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Sticky Bog Asphodel, Northern Bog Asphodel, False Asphodel

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Triantha glutinosa   FAMILY: Tofieldiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Triantha glutinosa   FAMILY: Liliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Tofieldia racemosa var. glutinosa 041-18-001b   FAMILY: Liliaceae

 

Habitat: Bogs and seeps, especially over mafic or calcareous rocks

Rare

Native to North Carolina & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Carolina Bog Asphodel, White Asphodel

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Tofieldia glabra   FAMILY: Tofieldiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Tofieldia glabra   FAMILY: Liliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Tofieldia glabra 041-18-002   FAMILY: Liliaceae

 

Habitat: Pine savanna-pocosin ecotones, wet pine savannas, seepage bogs

Rare

Native to the Carolinas

 


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camera icon Common Name: Rush-featherling, Pleea

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Pleea tenuifolia   FAMILY: Tofieldiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Pleea tenuifolia   FAMILY: Liliaceae

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

 

Habitat: Locally abundant in wet savannas, pocosin margins, usually in peaty soil, locally abundant in a few counties in se. NC, rare inland (very rarely as far as Cumberland County, NC)

Uncommon in NC Coastal Plain (rare in GA)

Native to North Carolina & Georgia

 


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