Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Pipsissewa, Striped Wintergreen, Spotted Wintergreen
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Chimaphila maculata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Chimaphila maculata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Chimaphila maculata 145-01-001

The 5 petals are white or pinkish; the stigma is rounded and green, per Wildflowers of Tennessee.


range map need picture of flower of Chimaphila umbellata var. cisatlantica, Prince's-pine, Pipsissewa
speaker icon Common Name: Prince's-pine, Pipsissewa
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Chimaphila umbellata var. cisatlantica
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Chimaphila umbellata ssp. cisatlantica
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Chimaphila umbellata 145-01-002

camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Indian Pipes, Ghost Flower
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Monotropa uniflora
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Monotropa uniflora
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Monotropa uniflora 145-03-001

Flowers solitary, nodding, urn-shaped, the same color as the stem, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Pinesap
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Hypopitys monotropa
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Monotropa hypopithys
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Monotropa hypopithys 145-03-002

Autumn flowering plants are mostly pink to red, ofen marked with yellow, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Appalachian Pygmy Pipes, Sweet Pinesap
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Monotropsis odorata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Monotropsis odorata
GREATER THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Monotropsis odorata + 145-04-001

Numerous fragrant purplish flowers barely extend past stem's brown scales, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.


map not available need picture of flower of Rhododendron spp., Rhododendron, Wild Azalea
Common Name: Rhododendron, Wild Azalea
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Rhododendron spp.
PLANTS National Database: Rhododendron spp.
Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Rhododendron spp. 145-05-000

camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Rosebay Rhododendron, Great Laurel, White Rosebay, Great Rhododendron
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Rhododendron maximum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Rhododendron maximum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Rhododendron maximum 145-05-001

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Rhododendron maximum


White to pale pink flowers with greenish to yellow-orange spotted throats, per Gardening with the Native Plants of Tennessee.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Catawba Rhododendron, Mountain Rosebay, Purple Laurel, Pink Laurel
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Rhododendron catawbiense
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Rhododendron catawbiense
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Rhododendron catawbiense 145-05-002

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Rhododendron catawbiense


The bell-shaped flowers are purplish-rose, spotted, & in terminal clusters, per Gardening with the Native Plants of Tennessee.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Gorge Rhododendron, Punctatum, Piedmont Rhododendron, (Carolina Rhododendron)
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Rhododendron minus
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Rhododendron minus
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Rhododendron minus 145-05-003

LESS THAN Flora of North America Rhododendron minus var. minus

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Rhododendron minus


Flowers pink to white, often spotted with green, in terminal clusters, per Wildflowers & Plant Communities of the Southern Appalachian Mountains and Piedmont.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Carolina Rhododendron, Punctatum
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Rhododendron carolinianum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Rhododendron carolinianum
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Rhododendron minus 145-05-003?

LESS THAN Flora of North America Rhododendron minus var. minus

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Rhododendron carolinianum


Earlier white-flowered form of R minus sometimes designated R. carolinianum, per Woody Plants of the Blue Ridge.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Pinkshell Azalea
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Rhododendron vaseyi
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Rhododendron vaseyi
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Rhododendron vaseyi 145-05-004

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Biltia vaseyi


Corolla tube 2-5mm long, much shorter than corolla lobes, per Weakley's Flora.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Flame Azalea
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Rhododendron calendulaceum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Rhododendron calendulaceum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Rhododendron calendulaceum 145-05-005

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Azalea calendulacea


Flower tubes are glandular, in contrast to the 3 other orange-red azaleas, per American Azaleas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Piedmont Azalea, Southern Pinxterbloom Azalea, Wild Azalea
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Rhododendron canescens
(?) SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Rhododendron canescens
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Rhododendron canescens 145-05-006

GREATER THAN Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999) Rhododendron canescens +

GREATER THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Azalea canescens


Flowers tubes covered with both glandular and nonglandular hairs, per American Azaleas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Election Pink, Roseshell Azalea, Early Azalea
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Rhododendron prinophyllum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Rhododendron prinophyllum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Rhododendron roseum 145-05-007

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Azalea prinophylla


Shorter tubes than the other 2 fragrant pink species, per American Azaleas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Red Hills Azalea, May-pink Azalea
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Rhododendron colemanii

This species was described in 2008 (not yet keyed), per Weakley's Flora.


range map need picture of flower of Rhododendron alabamense, Alabama Azalea
speaker icon Common Name: Alabama Azalea
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Rhododendron alabamense
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Rhododendron alabamense

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Azalea alabamensis


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: May White Azalea, Eastman's Azalea
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Rhododendron eastmanii
(?) SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Rhododendron eastmanii
SYNONYMOUS WITH (MISAPPLIED) Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Rhododendron alabamense 145-05-008?

Yellow-blotched white flowers with few or no sticky tube glands, per American Azaleas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Pinxterflower, Pinxterbloom Azalea, Election Pink, Pinxter Azalea
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Rhododendron periclymenoides
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Rhododendron periclymenoides
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Rhododendron nudiflorum 145-05-009

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Azalea nudiflora


Most flowers have dark pink to strawberry red tubes, per American Azaleas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Dwarf Azalea, Coastal Azalea
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Rhododendron atlanticum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Rhododendron atlanticum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Rhododendron atlanticum 145-05-010

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Azalea atlantica


Flowers fragrant; flower tubes very glandular and can be white or pink, per American Azaleas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Swamp Azalea, Clammy Azalea, Swamp Honeysuckle, Catch-fly Azalea
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Rhododendron viscosum +
LESS THAN PLANTS National Database: Rhododendron viscosum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Rhododendron viscosum + 145-05-011

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Azalea viscosa


Fragrant. Pistil & filaments typically white [vs. R. arborescens' red pistil], per American Azaleas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Sweet Azalea, Smooth Azalea
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Rhododendron arborescens
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Rhododendron arborescens
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Rhododendron arborescens 145-05-012

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Azalea arborescens


Flowers typically have red pistils and filaments, and are fragrant, per American Azaleas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Florida Flame Azalea, Yellow Azalea
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Rhododendron austrinum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Rhododendron austrinum

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Azalea austrina


The fragrant flowers usually have pink to strawberry red tubes, per American Azaleas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Cumberland Azalea, Baker's Azalea
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Rhododendron cumberlandense
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Rhododendron cumberlandense

SYNONYMOUS WITH (MISAPPLIED) Manual of Vascular Plants of NE US & Adjacent Canada (Gleason & Cronquist,1991) Rhododendron bakeri


Like R. flammeum, it has sparse nonglandular tube hairs, per American Azaleas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Oconee Azalea
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Rhododendron flammeum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Rhododendron flammeum

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Azalea speciosa


Flowers emerge with the leaves, and colors range from yellow to orange to red, per American Azaleas.


range map need picture of flower of Rhododendron oblongifolium, Texas Azalea
speaker icon Common Name: Texas Azalea
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) -
PLANTS National Database: Rhododendron oblongifolium

camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Plumleaf Azalea
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Rhododendron prunifolium
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Rhododendron prunifolium

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Azalea prunifolia


Flower tubes are glabrous, or nearly so, which aids in identification, per American Azaleas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Minniebush
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Rhododendron pilosum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Menziesia pilosa
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Menziesia pilosa 145-06-001

SYNONYMOUS WITH Diplarche and Menziesia transferred to Rhododendron (Craven, 2011) Rhododendron pilosum

SYNONYMOUS WITH Andre Michaux Azalea pilosa


Small urn-shaped flowers, corolla greenish-white, often with a reddish tinge, per Wildflowers & Plant Communities of the Southern Appalachian Mountains and Piedmont.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Sand-myrtle, Mountain Myrtle
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Kalmia buxifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Leiophyllum buxifolium
GREATER THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Leiophyllum buxifolium var. buxifolium 145-07-001

GREATER THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968) Leiophyllum buxifolium var. prostratum


The 1/4" wide flowers have 5 spreading petals and 10 protruding stamens, per Newcomb's Wildflower Guide.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Mountain Laurel, Ivy, Calico-bush, Mountain Ivy
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Kalmia latifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Kalmia latifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Kalmia latifolia 145-08-001

Each flower resembles an umbrella whose ribs are made from arched stamens, per Gardening with the Native Plants of Tennessee.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Southern Sheepkill, Carolina Wicky, Carolina Sheep-laurel, Carolina Bog Myrtle
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Kalmia carolina
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Kalmia carolina
SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC ERROR) Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Kalmia angustifolia var. caroliniana 145-08-002

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952) Kalmia angustifolia var. carolina


The flowers are miniatures of the larger Mountain Laurel (K. latifolia), per Guide to the Wildflowers of SC.


range map need picture of flower of Kalmia angustifolia, Northern Sheepkill, Sheep-laurel, Lamb-kill
camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Northern Sheepkill, Sheep-laurel, Lamb-kill
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Kalmia angustifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Kalmia angustifolia

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952) Kalmia angustifolia var. angustifolia


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: White Wicky
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Kalmia cuneata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Kalmia cuneata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Kalmia cuneata 145-08-003

Other Kalmia species do not have the solid red band on inside of the petals, per Guide to the Wildflowers of SC.


camera icon Common Name: Hairy Wicky
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Kalmia hirsuta
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Kalmia hirsuta
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Kalmia hirsuta 145-08-004

The stamens are curved backwards, their anthers lodged in pockets, per Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers.


camera icon Common Name: Zenobia, Honeycups
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Zenobia pulverulenta
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Zenobia pulverulenta
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Zenobia pulverulenta 145-09-001

GREATER THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Zenobia cassinefolia

GREATER THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Zenobia pulverulenta


The white cuplike 1/4-1/2" flowers occur en masse, per Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Evergreen Mountain Fetterbush, Mountain Andromeda
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Pieris floribunda
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Pieris floribunda
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Pieris floribunda 145-10-001

Corolla urceolate, strongly 5-ridged, per Flora of North America.


camera icon Common Name: Vine-wicky, Climbing Fetterbush, Climbing Wicky
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Pieris phillyreifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Pieris phillyreifolia

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Ampelothamnus phillyreifolius


The only viny member of the Ericaceae in the United States, per Flora of North America.


range map need picture of flower of Pieris japonica, Japanese Andromeda, Lily-of-the-Valley Bush
camera icon Common Name: Japanese Andromeda, Lily-of-the-Valley Bush
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Pieris japonica
(?) PLANTS National Database: Pieris japonica

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America Pieris japonica


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Northern Maleberry, He-huckleberry
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Lyonia ligustrina var. ligustrina
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lyonia ligustrina var. ligustrina
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Lyonia ligustrina 145-11-001

Calyx lobes triangular; corolla white, globose, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Rusty Lyonia, Staggerbush, Dragonwood, Crookedwood
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Lyonia ferruginea
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lyonia ferruginea
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Lyonia ferruginea 145-11-002

Flowers in axillary facscicles on twigs of the previous year, per Native Shrubs and Woody Vines of the Southeast.


camera icon Common Name: Staggerbush, Poor-grub
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Lyonia fruticosa
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lyonia fruticosa
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Lyonia ferruginea 145-11-002?

Similar to L. ferruginea, but reduced leaves & rigidly ascending branchlets, per Native Shrubs and Woody Vines of the Southeast.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Shining Fetterbush, Lyonia, Hemleaf
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Lyonia lucida
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lyonia lucida
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Lyonia lucida 145-11-003

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Desmothamnus lucidus

SYNONYMOUS WITH Neopieris nitida


Corolla less than 5mm broad, usually pink, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Staggerbush
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Lyonia mariana
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lyonia mariana
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Lyonia mariana 145-11-004

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Neopieris mariana


Corolla more than 5mm broad, usually white, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Tall Fetterbush, Florida Leucothoe, Agarista, Pipe-plant
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Agarista populifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Agarista populifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Leucothoe populifolia 145-12-001

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Leucothoe acuminata

SYNONYMOUS WITH Andromeda populifolia


Racemes short, axillary, usually < 15-flowered. Corolla narrowly urdeolate, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Coastal Doghobble, Coastal Plain Doghobble
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Leucothoe axillaris
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Leucothoe axillaris
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Leucothoe axillaris var. axillaris 145-12-002a

Racemes with 8-44 flowers; sepals ovate, with an obtuse or rounded apex, per Weakley's Flora.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Mountain Doghobble, Switch-ivy
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Leucothoe fontanesiana
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Leucothoe fontanesiana
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Leucothoe axillaris var. editorum 145-12-002b

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952) Leucothoe editorum

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Leucothoe catesbaei


Racemes 2-10 cm long, with 17-80 flowers, per Weakley's Flora.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Mountain Sweetbells, Mountain Fetterbush, Deciduous Fetterbush
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Eubotrys recurvus
(?) PLANTS National Database: Eubotrys recurva
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Leucothoe recurva 145-12-003

SYNONYMOUS WITH Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999) Leucothoe recurva

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952) Eubotrys recurva


One-sided recurving racemes, per Native Shrubs and Woody Vines of the Southeast.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Coastal Fetterbush, Swamp Sweetbells, Swamp Leucothoe
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Eubotrys racemosus
(?) PLANTS National Database: Eubotrys racemosa
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Leucothoe racemosa 145-12-004

SYNONYMOUS WITH Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999) Leucothoe racemosa

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952) Eubotrys racemosa


Straight compared to E recurva, but still wonderful arching arrays of blooms. — Will Stuart


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Sourwood, Sorrel-tree
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Oxydendrum arboreum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Oxydendrum arboreum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Oxydendrum arboreum 145-13-001

Prized Sourwood honey is derived from these small urn-shaped flowers, per Wild Flowers of NC, 1st edition.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Leatherleaf, Cassandra
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Chamaedaphne calyculata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Chamaedaphne calyculata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Cassandra calyculata 145-14-001

Corolla lobes much shorter than tube; stigma slightly expanded, truncate, per Flora of North America.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Trailing Arbutus, Mayflower
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Epigaea repens
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Epigaea repens
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Epigaea repens 145-15-001

The small clusters of fragrant flowers are often concealed under the leaves, per Wildflowers & Plant Communities of the Southern Appalachian Mountains and Piedmont.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Wintergreen, Teaberry
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Gaultheria procumbens
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Gaultheria procumbens
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Gaultheria procumbens 145-16-001

Solitary, white to pinkish, urn-shaped flowers hang from stalks, per Wildflowers & Plant Communities of the Southern Appalachian Mountains and Piedmont.


range map need picture of flower of Gaultheria hispidula, Creeping Snowberry, Moxie
Common Name: Creeping Snowberry, Moxie
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Gaultheria hispidula
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Gaultheria hispidula

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Chiogenes hispidula


range map need picture of flower of Erica tetralix, Cross-leaved Heath
Common Name: Cross-leaved Heath
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Erica tetralix
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Erica tetralix
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Erica tetralix 145-17-001

map not available need picture of flower of Gaylussacia spp., Huckleberry
Common Name: Huckleberry
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Gaylussacia spp.
PLANTS National Database: Gaylussacia spp.
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Gaylussacia spp. 145-18-000

range map need picture of flower of Gaylussacia brachycera, Box Huckleberry
speaker icon Common Name: Box Huckleberry
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Gaylussacia brachycera
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Gaylussacia brachycera
SYNONYMOUS WITH (MISAPPLIED) (MISIDENTIFIED) Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Gaylussacia brachycera 145-18-001

SYNONYMOUS WITH (THE GENUS NAME PREOCCUPIED) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Buxella brachycera

SYNONYMOUS WITH Andre Michaux Vaccinium brachycerum


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Southern Dwarf Huckleberry
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Gaylussacia dumosa
LESS THAN PLANTS National Database: Gaylussacia dumosa
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Gaylussacia dumosa 145-18-002

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952) Gaylussacia dumosa var. dumosa

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Lasiococcus dumosus


Racemes to 4cm long; raceme bracts foliaceous and longer than pedicels, per Native Shrubs and Woody Vines of the Southeast.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Dangleberry
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Gaylussacia frondosa
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Gaylussacia frondosa
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Gaylussacia frondosa var. frondosa 145-18-003a

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Decachaena frondosa


Flowers greenish-white to pinkish, bracts small, stalks short-hairy, per Forest Plants of the Southeast and Their Wildlife Uses.


range map need picture of flower of Gaylussacia tomentosa, Woolly Dangleberry, Hairy Dangleberry
Common Name: Woolly Dangleberry, Hairy Dangleberry
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Gaylussacia tomentosa
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Gaylussacia tomentosa
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Gaylussacia frondosa var. tomentosa 145-18-003b

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Decachaena tomentosa


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Black Huckleberry, Crackleberry
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Gaylussacia baccata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Gaylussacia baccata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Gaylussacia baccata 145-18-004

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Decachaena baccata


Flowers reddish, narrow (narrower than G. dumosa), per Woody Plants of the Blue Ridge.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Bear Huckleberry, Buckberry, Mountain Huckleberry
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Gaylussacia ursina
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Gaylussacia ursina
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Gaylussacia ursina 145-18-005

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Decachaena ursina


Small, pendant white (tinged with red) flowers in short racemes, per Wildflowers & Plant Communities of the Southern Appalachian Mountains and Piedmont.


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