OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

Your search found 23 taxa in the family Araceae, Arum family, as understood by Weakley's Flora.

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Golden Club, Never-wet, Bog Torches

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Orontium aquaticum   FAMILY: Araceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Orontium aquaticum   FAMILY: Araceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Orontium aquaticum 032-02-001   FAMILY: Araceae

 

Habitat: Generally in peaty and stagnant water (acidic to calcareous), such as beaver ponds, blackwater streams, swamps, pools in low pocosins, streambeds in the Piedmont, bogs and swamps in the mountains, tidal freshwater marshes

Common in Coastal Plain (rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Skunk Cabbage

Weakley's Flora: (6/30/18) Symplocarpus foetidus   FAMILY: Araceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Symplocarpus foetidus   FAMILY: Araceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Symplocarpus foetidus 032-03-001   FAMILY: Araceae

 

Habitat: Seepage-fed bogs and nonalluvial swamps

Native to North Carolina

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Green Arrow-arum, Tuckahoe

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Peltandra virginica   FAMILY: Araceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Peltandra virginica   FAMILY: Araceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Peltandra virginica 032-04-001   FAMILY: Araceae

 

Habitat: Marshes, bogs, beaver ponds, pocosins, other stagnant, aquatic situations, freshwater to oligohaline tidal marshes

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: White Arrow-arum, White Arum, Spoonflower

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Peltandra sagittifolia   FAMILY: Araceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Peltandra sagittifolia   FAMILY: Araceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Peltandra sagittaefolia 032-04-002   FAMILY: Araceae

 

Habitat: Pocosins of the outer Coastal Plain, sphagnous swamps

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Green Dragon

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Arisaema dracontium   FAMILY: Araceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Arisaema dracontium   FAMILY: Araceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Arisaema dracontium 032-05-001   FAMILY: Araceae

 

Habitat: Bottomlands and floodplains, rarely in uplands over mafic rocks

Uncommon (rare in Mountains & GA Coastal Plain)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Common Jack in the Pulpit, Indian Turnip

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Arisaema triphyllum   FAMILY: Araceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Arisaema triphyllum ssp. triphyllum   FAMILY: Araceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Arisaema triphyllum 032-05-002   FAMILY: Araceae

 

Habitat: Mesic forests, bottomlands

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Small Jack in the Pulpit, Swamp Jack

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Arisaema pusillum   FAMILY: Araceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Arisaema triphyllum ssp. pusillum   FAMILY: Araceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Arisaema triphyllum 032-05-002?   FAMILY: Araceae

 

Habitat: Swamps and moist forests

Common in Mountains, common in NC (uncommon in Piemdont of GA & SC, rare in Coastal Plain of GA & SC)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Preacher John, Southern Jack in the Pulpit, Prester-John

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Arisaema quinatum   FAMILY: Araceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Arisaema triphyllum ssp. quinatum   FAMILY: Araceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Arisaema triphyllum 032-05-002?   FAMILY: Araceae

 

Habitat: Mesic forests, bottomlands

Uncommon

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Bog Jack in the Pulpit, Northern Jack in the Pulpit

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Arisaema stewardsonii   FAMILY: Araceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Arisaema triphyllum ssp. stewardsonii   FAMILY: Araceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Arisaema triphyllum 032-05-002?   FAMILY: Araceae

 

Habitat: Bogs and peaty swamps

Rare

Native to North Carolina

 


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Common Name: Florida Jack in the Pulpit

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Arisaema acuminatum   FAMILY: Araceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Arisaema triphyllum ssp. triphyllum   FAMILY: Araceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Arisaema triphyllum 032-05-002?   FAMILY: Araceae

 

Habitat: Mesic forests

Uncommon

Native to Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Water Lettuce

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Pistia stratiotes   FAMILY: Araceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Pistia stratiotes   FAMILY: Araceae

 

Habitat: Stagnant or slow-moving waters of rivers, sometimes cultivated in ponds, where it persists for a while (presumably eventually eliminated by cold winters in the more northern parts of our area)

Original distribution unclear

 


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camera icon Common Name: Italian Arum, Italian Lords and Ladies

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Arum italicum ssp. italicum   FAMILY: Araceae

(?) PLANTS National Database: Arum italicum   FAMILY: Araceae

 

Habitat: Suburban woodlands, naturalizing from horticultural use

Non-native: Europe & northern Africa

 


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Common Name: Arrowleaf Elephant Ear, Malanga

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Xanthosoma sagittifolium   FAMILY: Araceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Xanthosoma sagittifolium   FAMILY: Araceae

 

Habitat: Ditches

Non-native: tropical America

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Elephant's Ear, Taro, Dasheen

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Colocasia esculenta   FAMILY: Araceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Colocasia esculenta   FAMILY: Araceae

 

Habitat: Ditches, shores, bottomland hardwood forests

Non-native: Tropics

 


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camera icon Common Name: Chinese Green Dragon, Fan-leaf Chinese Green Dragon, Pinellia

Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Pinellia pedatisecta   FAMILY: Araceae

 

Habitat: Suburban woodlands

Rare

Non-native: China

 


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camera icon Common Name: Green Dragon, Pinellia, Voodoo Lily

Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Pinellia tripartita   FAMILY: Araceae

 

Habitat: Suburban woodlands, from horticultural use

Rare

Non-native: Japan & Hong Kong

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Pinellia, Crow-dipper

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Pinellia ternata   FAMILY: Araceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Pinellia ternata   FAMILY: Araceae

 

Habitat: Suburban woodlands, from horticultural use

Non-native: Japan

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Greater Duckweed, Duckmeat, Minnow-fole, Giant Duckweed

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Spirodela polyrhiza   FAMILY: Araceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Spirodela polyrrhiza   FAMILY: Lemnaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Spirodela polyrrhiza 033-01-002   FAMILY: Lemnaceae

 

Habitat: Still to slowly moving waters of ponds, lakes, beaver ponds, and swamps

Common (uncommon in Carolina Piedmont)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Small Duckweed

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Lemna spp.   FAMILY: Araceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lemna spp.   FAMILY: Lemnaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lemna spp. 033-02-000   FAMILY: Lemnaceae

 

Native & non-native

 


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speaker icon Common Name: Tiny Duckweed, Small Duckweed, Minute Duckweed

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Lemna perpusilla   FAMILY: Araceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lemna perpusilla   FAMILY: Lemnaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lemna perpusilla 033-02-002   FAMILY: Lemnaceae

 

Habitat: Still to slowly moving waters of ponds, lakes, beaver ponds, and swamps

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Watermeal

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Wolffia spp.   FAMILY: Araceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Wolffia spp.   FAMILY: Lemnaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Wolffia spp. 033-03-000   FAMILY: Lemnaceae

 

Native & non-native

 


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Common Name: Colombian Watermeal

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Wolffia columbiana   FAMILY: Araceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Wolffia columbiana   FAMILY: Lemnaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Wolffia columbiana 033-03-001   FAMILY: Lemnaceae

 

Habitat: Still to slowly moving waters of ponds, lakes, beaver ponds, and swamps

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Bog-mat, Mud-midgets, Florida Mudmidget

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Wolffiella gladiata   FAMILY: Araceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Wolffiella gladiata   FAMILY: Lemnaceae

INCLUDING Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Wolffiella floridana 033-04-001   FAMILY: Lemnaceae

 

Habitat: Ponds, ditches, beaver-ponds millponds, tidal waters

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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