OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

Your search found 3 taxa in the family Aizoaceae, Carpetweed family, as understood by Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

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camera icon Common Name: Large Sea-purslane, Shoreline Sea-purslane

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Sesuvium portulacastrum   FAMILY: Aizoaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sesuvium portulacastrum   FAMILY: Aizoaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Sesuvium portulacastrum 069-01-001   FAMILY: Aizoaceae

 

Habitat: Island end flats and sea beaches; less typically inland (LA) in saline marshes or seeps (associated with salt domes)

Uncommon in Coastal Plain of GA & SC, rare in NC

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Small Sea-purslane, Slender Sea-purslane

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Sesuvium maritimum   FAMILY: Aizoaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sesuvium maritimum   FAMILY: Aizoaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Sesuvium maritimum 069-01-002   FAMILY: Aizoaceae

 

Habitat: Island end flats and sea beaches, salt flats; less typically inland (AL, LA) in saline marshes or seeps (associated with salt domes)

Uncommon in Coastal Plain

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Carpetweed, Indian-chickweed, Green Carpetweed

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Mollugo verticillata   FAMILY: Molluginaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Mollugo verticillata   FAMILY: Molluginaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Mollugo verticillata 069-04-001   FAMILY: Aizoaceae

 

Habitat: Fields, disturbed areas, drawdown zones on river- and pond-shores

Common

Non-native: tropical America

 


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