Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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Your search found 63 taxa.

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

                   

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Harbinger-of-Spring, Pepper-and-Salt, Erigenia
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Erigenia bulbosa
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Erigenia bulbosa
SYNONYMOUS WITH (EXCLUDED) Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Erigenia bulbosa 140-

 

Look for it in mesic, nutrient-rich forests, either over calcareous substrate or on very rich alluvial deposits (such as riverbanks)

Rare

Native to North Carolina & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Centella, Erect Coinleaf, False Pennywort
Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Centella erecta
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Centella erecta
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Centella asiatica 140-02-001

 

Look for it in pine savannas, pondshores, ditches, and a wide variety of other moist to wet habitats

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Clustered Snakeroot, Clustered Sanicle, Yellow-flowered Snakeroot, Fragrant Snakeroot
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Sanicula odorata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sanicula odorata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Sanicula gregaria 140-03-001

 

Look for it in mesic to dry-mesic nutrient-rich forests

Common in Mountains, uncommon in Piedmont & Coastal Plain

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Black Snakeroot, Maryland Sanicle, Maryland Black-snakeroot
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Sanicula marilandica
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sanicula marilandica
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Sanicula marilandica 140-03-002

 

Look for it in mesic to dry-mesic nutrient-rich forests

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

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Canada Sanicle, Black Snakeroot, Canadian Black-snakeroot
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Sanicula canadensis var. canadensis
INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Sanicula canadensis var. canadensis
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Sanicula canadensis 140-03-003

 

Look for it in dry-mesic to mesic forests

Common in Mountains & Piedmont, uncommon in Coastal Plain

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Florida Sanicle, Florida Snakeroot, Florida Black-snakeroot
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Sanicula canadensis var. floridana
INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Sanicula canadensis var. canadensis
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Sanicula canadensis 140-03-003?

 

Look for it in dry-mesic to mesic, sandy forests, often associated with Fagus grandifolia (and southward Magnolia grandiflora)

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Large Sanicle, Large Black-snakeroot
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Sanicula canadensis var. grandis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sanicula canadensis var. grandis
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Sanicula canadensis 140-03-003?

 

Look for it in dry-mesic to mesic forests

Rare

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Small's Sanicle, Southern Sanicle, Small's Black-snakeroot
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Sanicula smallii
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sanicula smallii
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Sanicula smallii 140-03-004

 

Look for it in mesic to dry-mesic forests

Common (uncommon in Coastal Plain)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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speaker icon Common Name: Long-fruited Snakeroot, Beaked Sanicle, Large-fruited Sanicle, Largefruit Black-snakeroot
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Sanicula trifoliata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sanicula trifoliata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Sanicula trifoliata 140-03-005

 

Look for it in cove forests, other mesic, nutrient-rich forests

Uncommon in NC, rare in GA & SC

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Spreading Eryngo, Creeping Eryngo
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Eryngium prostratum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Eryngium prostratum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Eryngium prostratum 140-04-001

 

Look for it in floodplain forests, bogs, pond margins, moist ditches and lawns, other moist, open habitats

Common (rare in Mountains)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia? definitely native southward

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Northern Rattlesnake-master, Button Snakeroot
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Eryngium yuccifolium var. yuccifolium
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Eryngium yuccifolium var. yuccifolium
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Eryngium yuccifolium var. yuccifolium 140-04-003a

 

Look for it in diabase barrens & glades, olivine barrens, pine savannas, pine flatwoods over loamy or clay soils, other open sites with at least periodic moisture, generally in sites showing some prairie affinities

Uncommon

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Southern Rattlesnake-master
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Eryngium yuccifolium var. synchaetum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Eryngium yuccifolium var. synchaetum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Eryngium yuccifolium var. synchaetum 140-04-003b

 

Look for it in wet savannas, esp those over calcareous clay soils

Uncommon in GA, rare in NC-SC, endemic to the Southeastern Coastal Plain

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Sea Holly, Seaside Eryngo
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Eryngium maritimum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Eryngium maritimum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Eryngium maritimum 140-04-004

 

Look for it on ocean and soundside dunes

Rare

Non-native: Europe (presumably)

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Savanna Eryngo, Blueflower Eryngo
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Eryngium integrifolium
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Eryngium integrifolium
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Eryngium integrifolium 140-04-005

 

Look for it in savannas, pine flatwoods, seepages, other moist, nutrient-poor places

Common in Coastal Plain (rare in Piedmont & Mountains)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Marsh Eryngo
Weakley's Flora: (6/30/18) Eryngium aquaticum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Eryngium aquaticum var. aquaticum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Eryngium aquaticum var. aquaticum 140-04-006a

 

Look for it in tidal freshwater to brackish marshes

Uncommon

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Ravenel's Eryngo
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Eryngium ravenelii
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Eryngium aquaticum var. ravenelii
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Eryngium aquaticum var. ravenelii 140-04-006b

 

Look for it in wet savannas, mostly or entirely over calcareous substrate

Rare

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Baldwin's eryngo, Baldwin's button snakeroot
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Eryngium baldwinii
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Eryngium baldwinii

 

Look for it in pinelands, temporary pools, ditches, other moist to wet sites

Uncommon

Native to Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Queen Anne's Lace, Wild Carrot, Bird's Nest
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Daucus carota
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Daucus carota
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Daucus carota 140-05-001

 

Look for it in pastures, fields, roadsides, waste places

Common

Non-native: Europe

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: American Queen Anne's Lace, American Wild Carrot
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Daucus pusillus
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Daucus pusillus
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Daucus pusillus 140-05-002

 

Look for it in pastures, fields, roadsides, waste places

Common in Coastal Plain, uncommon in Piedmont, rare in Mountains

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Spreading Hedge-parsley, Spreading Bur-parsley, Field Hedge-parsley
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Torilis arvensis
INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Torilis arvensis ssp. arvensis
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Torilis arvensis 140-06-001

 

Look for it on roadsides, fields, disturbed areas

Uncommon (rare in Coastal Plain)

Non-native: Europe

 


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Common Name: Japanese Hedge-parsley, Erect Hedge-parsley
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Torilis japonica
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Torilis japonica

 

Look for it in disturbed areas

Rare in NC

Non-native: Eurasia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Bland Sweet Cicely, Hairy Sweet Cicely
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Osmorhiza claytonii
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Osmorhiza claytonii
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Osmorhiza claytonii 140-08-001

 

Look for it in cove forests, other moist fertile forests

Common in NC Mountains, uncommon in GA Mtns, rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Aniseroot, Smooth Sweet Cicely, Longstyle Sweet-cicely
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Osmorhiza longistylis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Osmorhiza longistylis
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Osmorhiza longistylis 140-08-002

 

Look for it in moist fertile forests

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

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Bur Chervil, Bur-parsley
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Anthriscus caucalis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Anthriscus caucalis
SYNONYMOUS WITH (ILLEGITIMATE NAME) (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Anthriscus scandicina 140-09-001

 

Look for it in disturbed habitats

Waif(s)

Non-native: Europe

 


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Common Name: Garden Chervil
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Anthriscus cerefolium
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Anthriscus cerefolium

 

Look for it to be cultivated in gardens, sometimes persistant or escaped

Waif(s)

Non-native: western Mediterranean Europe

 


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Common Name: Cow Chervil, Wild Chervil, Cow-parsley
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Anthriscus sylvestris ssp. sylvestris
INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Anthriscus sylvestris

 

Look for it in moist disturbed areas

Rare

Non-native: Eurasia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Southern Chervil, Wild Chervil, Hairyfruit Chervil
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Chaerophyllum tainturieri
INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Chaerophyllum tainturieri var. tainturieri
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Chaerophyllum tainturieri 140-10-001

 

Look for it along roadsides, in disturbed areas, fields

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: White-nymph
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Trepocarpus aethusae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Trepocarpus aethusae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Trepocarpus aethusae 140-11-001

 

Look for it in rich moist forests, calcareous glades, sometimes weedy in disturbed soils

Rare

Native to South Carolina & Georgia

 


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speaker icon Common Name: Fennel
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Foeniculum vulgare
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Foeniculum vulgare
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Foeniculum vulgare 140-12-001

 

Look for it in fields, dredge spoil, old gardens, waste places, vacant lots, roadsides

Uncommon

Non-native: Mediterranean Europe

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Yellow Pimpernel
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Taenidia integerrima
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Taenidia integerrima
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Taenidia integerrima 140-13-001

 

Look for it in rocky, dry to dry-mesic forests and woodlands over mafic or calcareous rock, such as diabase, amphibolite, calcareous siltstone, calcareous shale, or limestone

Uncommon (rare in Coastal Plain)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Heartleaf Golden Alexanders, Heartleaf Alexanders
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Zizia aptera
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Zizia aptera
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Zizia aptera 140-14-001

 

Look for it in moist forests, openings, & woodland edges

Common (uncommon in Carolina Coastal Plain) (rare in GA Coastal Plain)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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speaker icon Common Name: Common Golden Alexanders
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Zizia aurea
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Zizia aurea
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Zizia aurea 140-14-002

 

Look for it in moist forests

Common (rare in Coastal Plain)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Mountain Golden-Alexanders
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Zizia trifoliata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Zizia trifoliata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Zizia trifoliata 140-14-003

 

Look for it in moist forests, woodlands, and woodland borders

Common (rare in Coastal Plain), an endemic

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Purple Meadow-parsnip, Woodland Parsnip
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Thaspium trifoliatum var. trifoliatum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Thaspium trifoliatum var. trifoliatum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Thaspium trifoliatum var. trifoliatum 140-15-001a

 

Look for it in moist forests

Common (rare in Coastal Plain), an endemic

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Yellow Meadow-parsnip, Woodland Parsnip
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Thaspium trifoliatum var. aureum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Thaspium trifoliatum var. aureum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Thaspium trifoliatum var. flavum 140-15-001b

 

Look for it in moist forests

Common (uncommon in Coastal Plain)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Hairy-jointed Meadow-parsnip
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Thaspium barbinode
INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Thaspium barbinode
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Thaspium barbinode 140-15-002

 

Look for it in moist forests

Common in Mountains & Carolina Piedmont, uncommon to rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Cutleaf Meadow-parsnip
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Thaspium pinnatifidum
INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Thaspium pinnatifidum
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Thaspium pinnatifidum 140-15-003

 

Look for it in forests and woodlands over calcareous rock, such as limestone, dolostone, or calcareous siltstone

Rare

Native to North Carolina & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Hound's-ear, Hare's-ear, Roundleaf Thoroughwax
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Bupleurum rotundifolium
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Bupleurum rotundifolium
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Bupleurum rotundifolium 140-16-001

 

Look for it in lawns, disturbed areas

Rare

Non-native: Eurasia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Marsh-parsley
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Cyclospermum leptophyllum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Cyclospermum leptophyllum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Apium leptophyllum 140-18-001

 

Look for it in freshwater marshes, disturbed areas, roadside ditches

Common in Coastal Plain (uncommon in Piedmont)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia?

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Honewort
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Cryptotaenia canadensis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Cryptotaenia canadensis
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Cryptotaenia canadensis 140-21-001

 

Look for it in moist and nutrient-rich forests (alluvial, bottomland, slope, and cove forests)

Common (uncommon to rare in Coastal Plain south of VA)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Goutweed, Bishop's Weed
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Aegopodium podagraria
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Aegopodium podagraria
INCLUDING Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Aegopodium podagraria + 140-23-001

 

Look for it in disturbed areas

Rare

Non-native: Europe

 


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camera icon Common Name: Poison Hemlock
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Conium maculatum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Conium maculatum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Conium maculatum 140-24-001

 

Look for it in ditches, roadsides, streambanks, disturbed areas

Uncommon (rare in GA)

Non-native: Eurasia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: American Lovage
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ligusticum canadense
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ligusticum canadense
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ligusticum canadense 140-25-001

 

Look for it in moist to dryish, nutrient-rich forests and woodlands

Common (uncommon in GA Piedmont) (rare in Coastal Plain)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Hemlock Water-parsnip
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Sium suave
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sium suave
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Sium suave 140-27-001

 

Look for it in freshwater marshes, brackish marshes, swamp forests

Uncommon (rare in Piedmont & Mountains)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Water Hemlock, Spotted Cowbane
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Cicuta maculata var. maculata
INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Cicuta maculata var. maculata
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Cicuta maculata 140-28-001

 

Look for it in marshes, bogs, seepages, ditches, swamp forests

Common (uncommon in GA Coastal Plain)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Southern Water Hemlock
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Cicuta mexicana
INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Cicuta maculata var. maculata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Cicuta mexicana 140-28-002

 

Look for it in marshes, bogs, seepages, ditches, swamp forests, floating vegetation mats

Uncommon (rare in Mountains)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Marsh Lilaeopsis, Eastern Grasswort
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Lilaeopsis chinensis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lilaeopsis chinensis
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lilaeopsis chinensis 140-29-001

 

Look for it in brackish and freshwater tidal marshes, esp in mud-flats in the intertidal zone

Common in Coastal Plain

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Carolina Lilaeopsis, Carolina Grasswort
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Lilaeopsis carolinensis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lilaeopsis carolinensis
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lilaeopsis carolinensis 140-29-002

 

Look for it in freshwater marshes and pondshores, ditches, interdune ponds, shores of brackish to freshwater estuarine sounds and rivers

Rare

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Big Bishopweed, Ribbed Bishopweed
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ptilimnium costatum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ptilimnium costatum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ptilimnium costatum 140-30-003

 

Look for it in tidal freshwater marshes (NC), wet prairies (GA), bottomland hardwood forests (GA)

Rare

Native to North Carolina & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Eastern Bishopweed, Atlantic Bishopweed, Mock Bishopweed, Atlantic Mock Bishop's Weed
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ptilimnium capillaceum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ptilimnium capillaceum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ptilimnium capillaceum 140-30-004

 

Look for it in ditches, marshes, other wet places

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Hairy Angelica, Downy Angelica, Deadly Angelica
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Angelica venenosa
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Angelica venenosa
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Angelica venenosa 140-32-001

 

Look for it in dry forests and woodlands, woodland borders, longleaf pine sandhills, hammocks, prairies

Common (rare in GA Coastal Plain, uncommon in SC Coastal Plain)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Mountain Angelica, Filmy Angelica, Appalachian Angelica
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Angelica triquinata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Angelica triquinata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Angelica triquinata 140-32-002

 

Look for it in mesic forests at moderate to high elevations, grassy balds, brookbanks

Common in NC Mountains, uncommon in GA Mountains

Native to North Carolina & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Purple Angelica
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Angelica atropurpurea
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Angelica atropurpurea
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Angelica atropurpurea 140-32-003

 

Look for it on riverbanks, streambanks, moist roadsides

Rare

Native to North Carolina?

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Cowbane, Pig-potato, Stiff Cowbane
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Oxypolis rigidior
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Oxypolis rigidior
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Oxypolis rigidior 140-34-001

 

Look for it in bogs, seepages, swamps, wet meadows, streambanks

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Savanna Cowbane
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Oxypolis ternata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Oxypolis ternata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Oxypolis ternata 140-34-002

 

Look for it in wet pine savannas, sandhill seepages

Rare

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Water Dropwort, Water Cowbane
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Tiedemannia filiformis ssp. filiformis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Oxypolis filiformis
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Oxypolis filiformis 140-34-003

 

Look for it in wet savannas, sandhill seepages

Common (uncommon in NC)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Canby's Cowbane, Canby's Dropwort
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Tiedemannia canbyi
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Oxypolis canbyi

 

Look for it in clay-based Carolina bays and other depressional wetlands

Rare (an endemic)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Wild Parsnip
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Pastinaca sativa
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Pastinaca sativa
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Pastinaca sativa 140-35-001

 

Look for it on roadsides, in fields

Common in NC Mountains & northward, rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC

Non-native: Europe

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Cow-parsnip, American Hogweed, Masterwort
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Heracleum maximum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Heracleum maximum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Heracleum lanatum 140-36-001

 

Look for it in forests, roadbanks, meadows, forest openings

Uncommon in NC, rare in GA

Native to North Carolina & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Giant Hogweed
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Heracleum mantegazzianum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Heracleum mantegazzianum

 

Look for it in disturbed areas, pastures

Rare

Non-native: Caucasus Mountains

 


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