Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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range map need picture of flower of Elytraria caroliniensis var. caroliniensis, Carolina Elytraria
Common Name: Carolina Elytraria
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Elytraria caroliniensis var. caroliniensis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Elytraria caroliniensis var. caroliniensis
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Elytraria caroliniensis 171-01-001

SYNONYMOUS WITH (MISSPELLED) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Tubiflora carolinensis


camera icon Common Name: Blue Twinflower, Pineland Dyschoriste, Oblong Twinflower
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Dyschoriste oblongifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Dyschoriste oblongifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Dyschoriste oblongifolia 171-02-001

Flowers axillary, bluish-purple with dark spots, per Guide to the Wildflowers of SC.


camera icon Common Name: Swamp Twinflower, Swamp Dyschoriste
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Dyschoriste humistrata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Dyschoriste humistrata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Dyschoriste humistrata 171-02-002

Corolla shorter than that of D. oblongifolia (< 12mm, per Wildflowers of the Eastern United States.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Limestone Wild-petunia, Glade Wild-petunia, Smooth Wild-petunia
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ruellia strepens
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ruellia strepens
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Ruellia strepens 171-03-001

Flowers usually solitary from leaf axils in central portion of the stem, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.


range map need picture of flower of Ruellia pinetorum, Pineland Wild-petunia
Common Name: Pineland Wild-petunia
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ruellia pinetorum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ruellia pedunculata ssp. pinetorum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Ruellia pinetorum 171-03-002

camera icon Common Name: Pursh's Wild-petunia
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ruellia purshiana
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ruellia purshiana
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Ruellia purshiana 171-03-003

INCLUDED WITHIN Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952) Ruellia pedunculata


Flowers usually solitary on axillary peduncles at middle and lower nodes, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon Common Name: Mexican Bluebell
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Ruellia simplex
SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) PLANTS National Database: Ruellia caerulea

SYNONYMOUS WITH Ruellia simplex, older name for R. tweediana & R. coerulea (Ezcurra & Daniel, 2007) Ruellia simplex

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Ruellia brittoniana 171-03-004

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Ruellia malacosperma


Calyx lobes linear, 3.5-10mm long. Corolla tube about equaling throat, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Hairy Wild-petunia, Low Wild-petunia, Glade Wild-petunia
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ruellia humilis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ruellia humilis
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Ruellia humilis 171-03-005

Flowers in axils of median & upper nodes, also usually from terminal cluster, per Weakley's Flora.


camera icon Common Name: Sandhills Wild Petunia, Dwarf Wild Petunia
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Ruellia ciliosa
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ruellia caroliniensis ssp. ciliosa var. cinerascens

SYNONYMOUS WITH The Biota of North America Program. BONAP (Kartesz, 2015) Ruellia caroliniansis ssp. ciliosa var. cinerascens

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Ruellia ciliosa 171-03-006

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Ruellia ciliosa


One or a few flowers, erect, their mouths facing up, per Wildflowers of the Sandhills Region.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Carolina Wild-petunia, Common Wild-petunia, Hairy Ruellia
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ruellia caroliniensis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ruellia caroliniensis ssp. caroliniensis var. caroliniensis
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Ruellia caroliniensis 171-03-007

(?) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Ruellia parviflora


Corolla funnelform, with tube, open throat, 5 subequal petals, 2-cleft stigma, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon Common Name: Night-flowering Wild Petunia, Night-blooming Wild Petunia
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ruellia noctiflora
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ruellia noctiflora

Corolla 6-10cm long, opening at night and withering by mid-morning, per Weakley's Flora.


camera icon Common Name: Branched Foldwing, Dicliptera
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Dicliptera brachiata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Dicliptera brachiata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Dicliptera brachiata 171-04-001

0.6" long, tubular, deeply 2-lipped corolla with leaf-like bracts, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: American Water-willow
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Justicia americana
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Justicia americana
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Justicia americana 171-05-001

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Dianthera americana


Flower white to lavender w purple markings, upper lip notched, lower 3-lobed, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


range map need picture of flower of Justicia ovata, Coastal Plain Water-willow, Looseflower Water-willow
speaker icon Common Name: Coastal Plain Water-willow, Looseflower Water-willow
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Justicia ovata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Justicia ovata var. ovata
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Justicia ovata 171-05-002

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Justicia ovata


camera icon Common Name: Pineland Water-willow, Narrowleaf Water-willow
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Justicia angusta
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Justicia angusta

SYNONYMOUS WITH The Genera of Acanthaceae in the Southeastern US (Long, 1970) Justicia ovata var. angusta

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Justicia crassifolia


camera icon Common Name: thickleaf water-willow
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Justicia crassifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Justicia crassifolia

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Justicia crassifolia


range map need picture of flower of Hygrophila polysperma, East Indian Swampweed, East Indian Hygrophila, Miramar Weed, Hygro
Common Name: East Indian Swampweed, East Indian Hygrophila, Miramar Weed, Hygro
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Hygrophila polysperma
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hygrophila polysperma

SYNONYMOUS WITH Guide to the Vascular Plants of Florida (Wunderlin & Hansen, 2011) Hygrophila polysperma


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"Despite what developers will tell you about restoration, she said, once a piece of land is graded, the biologic organisms and understructure of the soil are destroyed. 'No one knows how to easily re-create that, short of years of hand-weeding. Leaving land alone doesn't work; the natives are overwhelmed by the invaders.' Spot bulldozing is common... even on land that is supposedly protected. 'Much of this destruction is done out of expediency and ignorance.' She believed people are unlikely to value what they cannot name." — Richard Louv, Last Child in the Woods, quoting biologist Elaine Brooks