Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Golden Club, Never-wet, Bog Torches
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Orontium aquaticum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Orontium aquaticum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Orontium aquaticum 032-02-001


An erect, conspicuous, golden-yellow clublike spadix (fleshy flower stalk), per Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Skunk Cabbage
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Symplocarpus foetidus
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Symplocarpus foetidus
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Symplocarpus foetidus 032-03-001
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Spathyema foetida

The spathe encloses a ball-like spadix with numerous tiny flowers, per Wildflowers & Plant Communities of the Southern Appalachian Mountains and Piedmont.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Green Arrow-arum, Tuckahoe
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Peltandra virginica
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Peltandra virginica
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Peltandra virginica 032-04-001


Slender club-shaped spadix enclosed in a narrow pointed green spathe, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley & the Southern Appalachians.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: White Arrow-arum, White Arum, Spoonflower
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Peltandra sagittifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Peltandra sagittifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Peltandra sagittaefolia 032-04-002


Inflorescence a spadix subtended by a flared, open, white spathe, per Guide to the Wildflowers of SC.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Green Dragon
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Arisaema dracontium
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Arisaema dracontium
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Arisaema dracontium 032-05-001
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Muricauda dracontium

Flowers at the base of a spadix with a long, sterile tip ("dragon's tail"), per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Common Jack in the Pulpit , Indian Turnip
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Arisaema triphyllum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Arisaema triphyllum ssp. triphyllum
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Arisaema triphyllum 032-05-002
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Arisaema triphyllum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of Vascular Plants of NE US & Adjacent Canada (Gleason & Cronquist,1991) Arisaema triphyllum var. triphyllum

A solid green or purple-striped spathe (pulpit) surrounds the spadix (jack), per Wildflowers of Tennessee.


camera icon Common Name: Small Jack in the Pulpit
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Arisaema pusillum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Arisaema triphyllum ssp. pusillum
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Arisaema triphyllum 032-05-002?
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Arisaema pusillum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of Vascular Plants of NE US & Adjacent Canada (Gleason & Cronquist,1991) Arisaema triphyllum var. pusillum

Spathe flange 1-3mm broad, hood solid green or solid purple, apex acute, per Weakley's Flora.


camera icon Common Name: Southern Jack in the Pulpit, Preacher John, Prester-John
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Arisaema quinatum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Arisaema triphyllum ssp. quinatum
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Arisaema triphyllum 032-05-002?
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Arisaema quinatum
LESS THAN Biosystematics of the Arisaema triphyllum complex (Treiber, 1980) Arisaema triphyllum ssp. pusillum

Spathe flange 2-9mm broad; hood green, obtuse to abruptly acute, per Weakley's Flora.


camera icon Common Name: Bog Jack in the Pulpit, Northern Jack in the Pulpit
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Arisaema stewardsonii
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Arisaema triphyllum ssp. stewardsonii
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Arisaema triphyllum 032-05-002?
LESS THAN Flora of North America Arisaema triphyllum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of Vascular Plants of NE US & Adjacent Canada (Gleason & Cronquist,1991) Arisaema triphyllum var. triphyllum

Spathe flange 1-3mm broad; spathe hood green with white or purple stripes, per Weakley's Flora.


range map need picture of flower of Arisaema acuminatum, Florida Jack in the Pulpit
Common Name: Florida Jack in the Pulpit
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Arisaema acuminatum
LESS THAN PLANTS National Database: Arisaema triphyllum ssp. triphyllum
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Arisaema triphyllum 032-05-002?
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Arisaema acuminatum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Keys to the flora of Florida, Arisaema (Araceae) (Ward, 2012) Arisaema triphyllum var. acuminatum

camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Water Lettuce
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Pistia stratiotes
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Pistia stratiotes


A whorl of male flowers tops a short stalk with a single female at its base, per Invasive Plants, Guide to Identification, Impacts and Control.


camera icon Common Name: Chinese Green Dragon, Pinellia
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) -
Flora of China Pinellia pedatisecta

Spathe slightly convolute at base, not constricted between tube and limb, per Flora of China.


camera icon Common Name: Green Dragon, Pinellia, Voodoo Lily
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) -
Flora of China Pinellia tripartita

Spadix has a 7-10" whip-like extension which emerges upward from the spathe, per www.missouribotanicalgarden.org.


range map need picture of flower of Arum italicum ssp. italicum, Italian Arum, Italian Lords and Ladies
camera icon Common Name: Italian Arum, Italian Lords and Ladies
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Arum italicum ssp. italicum
(?) PLANTS National Database: Arum italicum
LESS THAN Flora of North America Arum italicum

camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Elephant's Ear, Taro, Dasheen
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Colocasia esculenta
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Colocasia esculenta
GREATER THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Colocasia antiquorum

Tiny flowers on a fleshy stalk (spadix) covered by a yellow hood (spathe), per Invasive Plants, Guide to Identification, Impacts and Control.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Pinellia, Crow-dipper
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Pinellia ternata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Pinellia ternata
(?) SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of China Pinellia ternata

Spadix fused to the spathe (vs. spadix free from the spathe in Arisaema), per Weakley's Flora.


range map need picture of flower of Xanthosoma sagittifolium, Arrowleaf Elephant Ear, Malanga
Common Name: Arrowleaf Elephant Ear, Malanga
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Xanthosoma sagittifolium
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Xanthosoma sagittifolium
SYNONYMOUS WITH Guide to the Vascular Plants of Florida (Wunderlin & Hansen, 2011) Xanthosoma sagittifolium
SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC ERROR) Aquatic & Wetland Plants of Southeastern US (Godfrey & Wooten, 1979 & 1981) Xanthosma sagittifolium

range map need picture of flower of Spirodela polyrrhiza, Greater Duckweed, Duckmeat, Minnow-fole, Giant Duckweed
camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Greater Duckweed, Duckmeat, Minnow-fole, Giant Duckweed
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Spirodela polyrrhiza
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Spirodela polyrrhiza
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Spirodela polyrrhiza 033-01-002
SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Spirodela polyrhiza

map not available need picture of flower of Lemna spp., Small Duckweed
camera icon Common Name: Small Duckweed
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Lemna spp.
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Lemna spp. 033-02-000


range map need picture of flower of Lemna perpusilla, Tiny Duckweed, Small Duckweed
speaker icon Common Name: Tiny Duckweed, Small Duckweed
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Lemna perpusilla
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lemna perpusilla
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Lemna perpusilla 033-02-002


range map need picture of flower of Wolffia spp., Watermeal
camera icon Common Name: Watermeal
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Wolffia spp.
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Wolffia spp.
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Wolffia spp. 033-03-000


range map need picture of flower of Wolffia columbiana, Colombian Watermeal
Common Name: Colombian Watermeal
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Wolffia columbiana
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Wolffia columbiana
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Wolffia columbiana 033-03-001


range map need picture of flower of Wolffiella gladiata, Bog-mat, Mud-midgets
Common Name: Bog-mat, Mud-midgets
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Wolffiella gladiata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Wolffiella gladiata
GREATER THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Wolffiella floridana 033-04-001


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"The following chronological synopsis of flora accounts of Microstegium is perhaps instructive: not treated by Small (1933), 'local' (Fernald 1950), 'rarely introduced and possibly not established' (Gleason & Cronquist 1952), 'sporadically naturalized' (Godfrey & Wooten 1979), 'a rapidly spreading pernicious invader on moist ground, too common' (Wofford 1989)... This species has become a very serious pest, now ranking as one of the most destructive introduced plants in our area, forming extensive and dense patches, sprawling over and eliminating nearly all other herbaceous plants. Eradication is very difficult, and considering its obvious colonizing abilities, only temporary." — Alan Weakley, Weakley's Flora