OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

Your search found 12 taxa in the family Hydrophyllaceae, Waterleaf family, as understood by Weakley's Flora.

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camera icon Common Name: Jamaica Weed

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Nama jamaicense   FAMILY: Hydrophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Nama jamaicense   FAMILY: Hydrophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Nama jamaicensis 160-02-001   FAMILY: Hydrophyllaceae

 

Look for it in lawns

Waif(s)

Native: tropical America including south FL & TX

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Baby Blue Eyes

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Nemophila aphylla   FAMILY: Hydrophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Nemophila aphylla   FAMILY: Hydrophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Nemophila microcalyx 160-03-001   FAMILY: Hydrophyllaceae

 

Look for it in moist, nutrient-rich floodplain forests

Uncommon (but locally abundant)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Mapleleaf Waterleaf, Broadleaf Waterleaf, Canada Waterleaf, Bluntleaf Waterleaf

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Hydrophyllum canadense   FAMILY: Hydrophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hydrophyllum canadense   FAMILY: Hydrophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Hydrophyllum canadense 160-04-001   FAMILY: Hydrophyllaceae

 

Look for it in cove forests, rocky streambanks, other moist & nutrient-rich forests

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

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Hairy Waterleaf, Largeleaf Waterleaf

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Hydrophyllum macrophyllum   FAMILY: Hydrophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hydrophyllum macrophyllum   FAMILY: Hydrophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Hydrophyllum macrophyllum 160-04-002   FAMILY: Hydrophyllaceae

 

Look for it in cove forests and other moist rocky forests, especially over calcareous or mafic rocks

Rare

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Virginia Waterleaf, Eastern Waterfleaf

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Hydrophyllum virginianum +   FAMILY: Hydrophyllaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Hydrophyllum virginianum   FAMILY: Hydrophyllaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Hydrophyllum virginianum 160-04-003   FAMILY: Hydrophyllaceae

 

Look for it in cove forests, moist rocky forests, alluvial forests

Common or uncommon, depending on province and variety

Native to North Carolina

 


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Common Name: Biennial Waterleaf, Great Waterleaf

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Hydrophyllum appendiculatum   FAMILY: Hydrophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hydrophyllum appendiculatum   FAMILY: Hydrophyllaceae

 

Look for it in rich forests

Native: north & west of the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Fernleaf Phacelia, Purple Phacelia, Forest Phacelia

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Phacelia bipinnatifida   FAMILY: Hydrophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Phacelia bipinnatifida   FAMILY: Hydrophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Phacelia bipinnatifida 160-05-001   FAMILY: Hydrophyllaceae

 

Look for it in cove forests, esp where rocky

Common (rare in Piedmont, rare in SC)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Smallflower Phacelia, Appalachian Phacelia, Small-flowered Scorpion Weed

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Phacelia dubia var. dubia   FAMILY: Hydrophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Phacelia dubia var. dubia   FAMILY: Hydrophyllaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Phacelia dubia 160-05-002   FAMILY: Hydrophyllaceae

 

Look for it in floodplain forests, rocky forests, fields, roadsides, granitic flatrocks

Common (rare in Coastal Plain, rare in GA)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Georgia Phacelia

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Phacelia dubia var. georgiana   FAMILY: Hydrophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Phacelia dubia var. georgiana   FAMILY: Hydrophyllaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Phacelia dubia 160-05-002?   FAMILY: Hydrophyllaceae

 

Look for it on granitic flatrocks

Rare

Native to Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Spotted Phacelia, Flatrock Phacelia

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Phacelia maculata   FAMILY: Hydrophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Phacelia maculata   FAMILY: Hydrophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Phacelia maculata 160-05-003   FAMILY: Hydrophyllaceae

 

Look for it in bottomlands, granitic flatrocks

Uncommon in Piedmont of GA & SC, rare in NC, rare in SC Mountains, endemic

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Miami-mist

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Phacelia purshii   FAMILY: Hydrophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Phacelia purshii   FAMILY: Hydrophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Phacelia purshii 160-05-005   FAMILY: Hydrophyllaceae

 

Look for it in moist forests on floodplains & slopes

Rare

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Fringed Phacelia, Blue Ridge Phacelia

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Phacelia fimbriata   FAMILY: Hydrophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Phacelia fimbriata   FAMILY: Hydrophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Phacelia fimbriata 160-05-006   FAMILY: Hydrophyllaceae

 

Look for it in moist forests on slopes & floodplains, at low to high elevations, perhaps mainly over circumneutral soils

Uncommon in NC, rare in GA, endemic to the Southern Appalachians

Native to North Carolina & Georgia

 


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