Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Chicory, Blue Sailors, Succory
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Cichorium intybus
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Cichorium intybus
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Cichorium intybus 179-04-001


Ray flowers have 5 teeth at their tip; disk flowers are absent, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.


range map need picture of flower of Lapsana communis, Nipplewort
speaker icon Common Name: Nipplewort
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Lapsana communis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lapsana communis
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Lapsana communis 179-05-001


map not available need picture of flower of Nabalus spp., Rattlesnake-root
camera icon Common Name: Rattlesnake-root
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Nabalus spp.
PLANTS National Database: Prenanthes spp.
Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Prenanthes spp. 179-06-000


camera icon Common Name: Slender Rattlesnake-root, One-sided Rattlesnake-root
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Nabalus autumnalis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Prenanthes autumnalis
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Prenanthes autumnalis 179-06-001
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Nabalus virgatus

Inflorescences narrow and elongate (virgate); flowers pink to purple, per Weakley's Flora.


range map need picture of flower of Nabalus albus, White Lettuce, Northern Rattlesnake-root
speaker icon Common Name: White Lettuce, Northern Rattlesnake-root
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Nabalus albus
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Prenanthes alba
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Prenanthes alba ssp. alba 179-06-002a
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Nabalus albus

camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Gall-of-the-earth
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Nabalus trifoliolatus
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Prenanthes trifoliolata
GREATER THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Prenanthes trifoliolata 179-06-003
SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Nabalus trifoliatus

Involucre smooth with 7-9 principal bracts and 9-13 ray flowers per head, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Roan Rattlesnake-root, Appalachian Rattlesnake-root
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Nabalus roanensis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Prenanthes roanensis
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Prenanthes roanensis 179-06-004
GREATER THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Nabalus roanensis

Inflorescence thyrsoid, the branches very short. Phyllary tips usually black, per Weakley's Flora.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Tall White Lettuce, Tall Rattlesnake-root
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Nabalus altissimus
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Prenanthes altissima
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Prenanthes altissima 179-06-005
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Nabalus altissimus

Usually 5 florets in each head, subtended by 5 smooth principal bracts, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Lion's-foot, Gall-of-the-Earth
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Nabalus serpentarius
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Prenanthes serpentaria
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Prenanthes serpentaria 179-06-006
GREATER THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Nabalus serpentarius

Inner bracts minutely bristly, outer narrowly lanceolate. Rays yellow-white, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


camera icon Common Name: Barbed Rattlesnake-root, Flatwoods Rattlesnake-root
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Nabalus barbatus
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Prenanthes barbata
LESS THAN (MISAPPLIED) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Nabalus integrifolius
SYNONYMOUS WITH Prenanthes serpentaria var. barbata

Phyllaries densely setose [covered with bristles], per Weakley's Flora.


map not available need picture of flower of Lactuca/ Ixeris spp., Wild Lettuce
Common Name: Wild Lettuce
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Lactuca/ Ixeris spp.
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Lactuca spp. 179-07-000


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Prickly Lettuce
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Lactuca serriola
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lactuca serriola
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Lactuca scariola 179-07-001
GREATER THAN Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952) Lactuca serriola var. integrata

Heads are ligulate (having only ray flowers), small, and yellow-flowered, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


range map need picture of flower of Lactuca saligna, Willowleaf Lettuce
speaker icon Common Name: Willowleaf Lettuce
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Lactuca saligna
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lactuca saligna
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Lactuca saligna 179-07-002


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: American Wild Lettuce
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Lactuca canadensis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lactuca canadensis
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Lactuca canadensis 179-07-003


Many pale to deep yellow flowers in each head, but involucres < 1/2" high, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


range map need picture of flower of Lactuca hirsuta , Downy Lettuce
speaker icon Common Name: Downy Lettuce
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Lactuca hirsuta
GREATER THAN PLANTS National Database: Lactuca hirsuta +
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Lactuca hirsuta 179-07-004


range map need picture of flower of Lactuca graminifolia var. graminifolia, Coastal Plain Lettuce, Slender Wild Lettuce
camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Coastal Plain Lettuce, Slender Wild Lettuce
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Lactuca graminifolia var. graminifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lactuca graminifolia var. graminifolia
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Lactuca graminifolia 179-07-005


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Tall Blue Lettuce
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Lactuca biennis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lactuca biennis
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Lactuca biennis 179-07-006


Flowers typically blue, but yellow in one form. Panicle branches short, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Woodland Lettuce
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Lactuca floridana
GREATER THAN PLANTS National Database: Lactuca floridana var. floridana
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Lactuca floridana 179-07-007
GREATER THAN PLANTS National Database Lactuca floridana var. villosa

Fewer ray flowers than L. biennis (11-17 per head), per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


camera icon Common Name: Field Sow-thistle, Perennial Sow-thistle
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Sonchus arvensis var. glabrescens
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sonchus arvensis ssp. uliginosus
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Sonchus arvensis 179-08-001
SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952) Sonchus uliginosus

Heads 30-50mm across in flower. Phyllaries and peduncles glabrous, per Weakley's Flora.


range map need picture of flower of Sonchus arvensis var. arvensis, Field Sow-thistle, Perennial Sow-thistle
Common Name: Field Sow-thistle, Perennial Sow-thistle
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Sonchus arvensis var. arvensis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sonchus arvensis ssp. arvensis
SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952) Sonchus arvensis

camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Prickly Sow-thistle, Spiny-leaf Sow-thistle
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Sonchus asper
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sonchus asper
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Sonchus asper 179-08-002


Rays light yellow, 1.5-2.5cm long, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Annual Sow-thistle, Common Sow-thistle
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Sonchus oleraceus
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sonchus oleraceus
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Sonchus oleraceus 179-08-003


Flower heads average about 3/4" across, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


map not available need picture of flower of Hieracium spp., Hawkweed, King-devil
Common Name: Hawkweed, King-devil
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Hieracium spp.
PLANTS National Database: Hieracium spp.
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Hieracium spp. 179-10-000
SYNONYMOUS WITH Hieracium/ Pilosella spp.

camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Mouse-ear Hawkweed
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Pilosella officinarum
GREATER THAN PLANTS National Database: Hieracium pilosella var. pilosella
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Hieracium pilosella 179-10-001
SYNONYMOUS WITH New treatment of Pilosella for EuroMediterranean flora (Brautigam &Greuter 2007) Pilosella officinarum

Rarely more than one flower head per scape. Rays light yellow and 5-toothed, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


range map need picture of flower of Pilosella flagellaris, Whiplash Hawkweed
Common Name: Whiplash Hawkweed
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Pilosella flagellaris
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hieracium Xflagellare var. flagellare
SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America Hieracium flagellare

camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Orange Hawkweed, Devil's Paintbrush, Orange King-devil
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Pilosella aurantiaca
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hieracium aurantiacum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Hieracium aurantiacum 179-10-002
SYNONYMOUS WITH New treatment of Pilosella for EuroMediterranean flora (Brautigam &Greuter 2007) Pilosella aurantiaca

Several brilliant red-orange flower heads in a compact cluster, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Field Hawkweed, Yellow King-devil
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Pilosella caespitosa
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hieracium caespitosum
(?) Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Hieracium pratense 179-10-003
SYNONYMOUS WITH New treatment of Pilosella for EuroMediterranean flora (Brautigam &Greuter 2007) Pilosella caespitosa

There are several heads in a compact inflorescence, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


range map need picture of flower of Pilosella piloselloides, Smooth Hawkweed, Glaucous King-devil
speaker icon Common Name: Smooth Hawkweed, Glaucous King-devil
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Pilosella piloselloides
GREATER THAN PLANTS National Database: Hieracium piloselloides
(?) Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Hieracium florentinum 179-10-004
GREATER THAN Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999) Hieracium praealtum var. decipiens
SYNONYMOUS WITH New treatment of Pilosella for EuroMediterranean flora (Brautigam &Greuter 2007) Pilosella piloselloides

camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Rattlesnake Weed, Veiny Hawkweed, Rattlesnake Hawkweed
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Hieracium venosum
(?) PLANTS National Database: Hieracium venosum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Hieracium venosum 179-10-005
GREATER THAN Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999) Hieracium venosum +
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Hieracium venosum

Rays golden-yellow, 5-toothed, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Panicled Hawkweed, Leafy Hawkweed
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Hieracium paniculatum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hieracium paniculatum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Hieracium paniculatum 179-10-006
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Hieracium paniculatum

The flowers heads are small (1/2" wide or less), per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


camera icon Common Name: Maryland Hawkweed
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Hieracium marianum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hieracium marianum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Hieracium Xmarianum 179-10-007
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Hieracium marianum

Considered to derive from hybridization between H. gronovii and H. venosum, per Weakley's Flora.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Hairy Hawkweed, Beaked Hawkweed
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Hieracium gronovii
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hieracium gronovii
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Hieracium gronovii 179-10-008
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Hieracium gronovii

Hieracium has only ray flowers (no disk flowers), and the rays are 5-toothed, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


range map need picture of flower of Hieracium scabrum, Rough Hawkweed
Common Name: Rough Hawkweed
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Hieracium scabrum
GREATER THAN PLANTS National Database: Hieracium scabrum var. scabrum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Hieracium scabrum 179-10-009
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Hieracium scabrum

camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Asiatic Hawksbeard, Youngia, Japanese Crepis, Oriental Hawksbeard
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Youngia japonica
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Youngia japonica
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Crepis japonica 179-11-001


Flower heads are small and composed of 10-20 ray flowers, per Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers.


range map need picture of flower of Crepis pulchra, Smallflower Hawksbeard
Common Name: Smallflower Hawksbeard
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Crepis pulchra
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Crepis pulchra
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Crepis pulchra 179-11-002


range map need picture of flower of Crepis capillaris, Smooth Hawksbeard
Common Name: Smooth Hawksbeard
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Crepis capillaris
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Crepis capillaris
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Crepis capillaris 179-11-003
SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952) Crepis capillaris

camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Spotted Cat's-ear, Cat's Ear Dandelion
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Hypochaeris radicata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hypochaeris radicata
SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Hypochoeris radicata 179-13-002


Ray flowers yellow and numerous; disk flowers absent, per Wildflowers of Tennessee.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Vegetable Oyster, Yellow Salsify, Western Salsify, Yellow Goatsbeard
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Tragopogon dubius
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Tragopogon dubius
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Tragopogon dubius 179-14-001


Ray flowers pale yellow; heads solitary on erect stalks, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.


range map need picture of flower of Tragopogon porrifolius, Salsify, Vegetable Oyster, Oyster Plant
Common Name: Salsify, Vegetable Oyster, Oyster Plant
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Tragopogon porrifolius
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Tragopogon porrifolius
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Tragopogon porrifolius 179-14-002


camera icon Common Name: Orange Dwarf-dandelion, Two-flowered Dwarf-dandelion, Two-flowered Cynthia
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Krigia biflora var. biflora
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Krigia biflora var. biflora
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Krigia biflora 179-15-001
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Cynthia virginica

Ray flowers orangish-yellow and numerous. Disk flowers absent, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Mountain Dwarf-dandelion, Mountain Cynthia
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Krigia montana
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Krigia montana
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Krigia montana 179-15-002
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Cynthia montana

Flower heads bright yellow, solitary on leafless stalk (disc flowers absent), per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


camera icon Common Name: Colonial Dwarf-dandelion, Potato Dandelion
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Krigia dandelion
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Krigia dandelion
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Krigia dandelion 179-15-003
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933):Cynthia dandelion Cynthia dandelion

The 4-20" tall scape has a terminal, solitary flower head from 1.2-1.8" wide, per Wildflowers of Tennessee.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Virginia Dwarf-dandelion
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Krigia virginica
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Krigia virginica
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Krigia virginica 179-15-004


Flower heads 1-2" wide, solitary, consisting of ray flowers only, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.


camera icon Common Name: Opposite-leaf Dwarf-dandelion
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Krigia cespitosa
LESS THAN & ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT PLANTS National Database: Krigia caespitosa
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Krigia oppositifolia 179-15-005
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Serinia oppositifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America Krigia cespitosa var. cespitosa

Compact flower heads are borne singly at the end of short axillary stalks, per Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Carolina False Dandelion
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Pyrrhopappus carolinianus
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Pyrrhopappus carolinianus
GREATER THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Pyrrhopappus carolinianus var. carolinianus 179-16-001
GREATER THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968) Pyrrhopappus carolinianus var. georgianus
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Sitilias caroliniana

Ray flowers pale yellow, numerous; disk flowers absent, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.


camera icon Common Name: Red-seeded Dandelion
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Taraxacum erythrospermum
GREATER THAN & LESS THAN PLANTS National Database: Taraxacum laevigatum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Taraxacum erythrospermum 179-17-001
GREATER THAN & LESS THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Leontodon erythrospermum

Disc flowers absent. Ray flowers yellow and bisexual, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Common Dandelion
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Taraxacum officinale
GREATER THAN PLANTS National Database: Taraxacum officinale ssp. officinale
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Taraxacum officinale 179-17-002
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Leontodon taraxacum

Disc flowers absent. Ray flowers yellow and bisexual, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


range map need picture of flower of Lygodesmia aphylla, Rose-rush, Flowering Straw
Common Name: Rose-rush, Flowering Straw
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Lygodesmia aphylla
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lygodesmia aphylla
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Lygodesmia aphylla

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