OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Wintergreen, Teaberry

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Gaultheria procumbens   FAMILY: Ericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Gaultheria procumbens   FAMILY: Ericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Gaultheria procumbens 145-16-001   FAMILY: Ericaceae

 

Habitat: Heath balds, woodlands, and openings, usually acidic and xeric

Common in NC Mountains, uncommon in NC Piedmont & NC Coastal Plain (rare in GA & SC)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Creeping Snowberry, Moxie

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Gaultheria hispidula   FAMILY: Ericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Gaultheria hispidula   FAMILY: Ericaceae

 

Habitat: Spruce-fir forests, northern hardwoods forests, bogs at high elevations

Native: north of the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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