Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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camera icon Common Name: Garden Asparagus, Sparrowgrass
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Asparagus officinalis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Asparagus officinalis
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Asparagus officinalis 041-01-001
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Asparagus officinalis

Flowers pendant; pedicels w a conspicuous swollen joint; perianth campanulate, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon Common Name: Sprenger’s Asparagus-fern, Emerald-fern
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Asparagus aethiopicus
(?) PLANTS National Database: Asparagus aethiopicus
SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America Asparagus aethiopicus

Flowers are white or pale pink, very fragrant, small and hardly noticeable, per Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants.


map not available need picture of flower of Trillium spp., Trillium, Wake-robin, Toadshade
Common Name: Trillium, Wake-robin, Toadshade
Weakley's Flora: (4/7/08) Trillium spp.
PLANTS National Database: Trillium spp.
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Trillium spp. 041-03-000


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Little Sweet Betsy, Purple Toadshade
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Trillium cuneatum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Trillium cuneatum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Trillium cuneatum var. cuneatum 041-03-001a
GREATER THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Trillium hugeri

Ovary purplish, about the same length as stamens and 1/3 that of petals, per Trilliums of Georgia. Tipularia (Patrick, 2007).


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Yellow Trillium, Yellow Toadshade, Lemon Trillium, Wax Trillium
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Trillium luteum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Trillium luteum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Trillium cuneatum var. luteum 041-03-001b
LESS THAN Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952) Trillium viride var. luteum

Ovary and stamens greenish-white during flowering, per Weakley's Flora.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Mottled Trillium, Spotted Trillium
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Trillium maculatum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Trillium maculatum
LESS THAN (MISAPPLIED) Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Trillium viride 041-03-002


Narrow petal bases allow the stamens and anthers to be clearly visible, per Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Pale Yellow Trillium, Faded Trillium, Small Yellow Toadshade, Savannah River Trillium
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Trillium discolor
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Trillium discolor
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Trillium discolor 041-03-003


The only sessile-flowered Trillium with clawed spatulate pale yellow petals, per Wildflowers of the Eastern United States.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Lanceleaf Trillium, Narrowleaf Trillium
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Trillium lancifolium
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Trillium lancifolium
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Trillium lanceolatum 041-03-004


Petals stiffly erect, extremely narrow; stamens arched over ovary, per Trilliums of Georgia. Tipularia (Patrick, 2007).


camera icon Common Name: Wateree River Trillium
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Trillium oostingii
Previously misidentified as Trillium lancifolium
Previously misidentified as Trillium lanceolatum

Wider petals, shorter stamens, and shorter claws than T. lancifolium, per A New Sessile-flowered Trillium from SC. Phytologia (Gaddy, 2008).


range map need picture of flower of Trillium cernuum, Northern Nodding Trillium
speaker icon Common Name: Northern Nodding Trillium
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Trillium cernuum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Trillium cernuum
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Trillium cernuum 041-03-005?


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Southern Nodding Trillium
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Trillium rugelii
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Trillium rugelii
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Trillium cernuum 041-03-005?


Petals strongly recurved; ovary mostly white to pink, stamens bicolored, per Trilliums of Georgia. Tipularia (Patrick, 2007).


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Wake-robin, Red Trillium, Stinking Willie, Stinking Benjamin
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Trillium erectum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Trillium erectum
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Trillium erectum var. erectum 041-03-006a


Stamens about as long as pistil or shorter, visible from side view, per Wildflowers of the Eastern United States.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Southern Red Trillium, Barksdale's Trillium
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Trillium sulcatum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Trillium sulcatum
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Trillium erectum var. erectum 041-03-006a?


The flower gaping in profile; petals ovate, gradually spreading, per Trilliums of Georgia. Tipularia (Patrick, 2007).


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Vasey's Trillium, Sweet Trillium, Sweet Beth
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Trillium vaseyi
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Trillium vaseyi
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Trillium erectum var. vaseyi 041-03-006b


Nodding flowers with broadly ovate petals and long exserted stamens, per Trilliums of Georgia. Tipularia (Patrick, 2007).


camera icon Common Name: Amicalola Trillium
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Trillium species 2


Resembles T. flexipes in ovary characters and floral fragrance, per Trilliums of Georgia. Tipularia (Patrick, 2007).


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Bent Trillium, Bent White Trillium, Bentstalk Trillium
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Trillium flexipes
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Trillium flexipes
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Trillium erectum var. vaseyi 041-03-006b?


Petals are white (rarely maroon), spreading, and broadly lance-shaped, per Wildflowers of Tennessee.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Sweet White Trillium, Confusing Trillium, Jeweled Trillium
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Trillium simile
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Trillium simile
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Trillium erectum var. vaseyi 041-03-006b?


Petals broad enough to overlap at base; stamens much longer than the ovary, per Trilliums of Georgia. Tipularia (Patrick, 2007).


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Catesby's Trillium, Rosy Wake-robin, Bashful Trillium, Rose Trillium
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Trillium catesbaei
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Trillium catesbaei
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Trillium catesbaei 041-03-007


Petals strongly reflexed above the tube; anthers curved outward, per Trilliums of Georgia. Tipularia (Patrick, 2007).


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Large-flowered Trillium, White Wake-robin, Great White Trillium, Showy Wake-robin
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Trillium grandiflorum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Trillium grandiflorum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Trillium grandiflorum 041-03-008


Petals overlap at the base to form a strongly funnel-shaped flower, per Guide to the Wildflowers of SC.


camera icon Common Name: Carolina Least Trillium, Virginia Dwarf Trillium
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Trillium pusillum +
PLANTS National Database: Trillium pusillum +
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Trillium pusillum 041-03-009


Pollen light yellow, anthers purplish-green between anther sacs, per Weakley's Flora.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Painted Trillium, Striped Wake-robin
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Trillium undulatum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Trillium undulatum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Trillium undulatum 041-03-010


Petals usually white with an inverted red "V" near the base, often undulate, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon Common Name: Lookout Mountain Trillium
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Trillium species 3
LESS THAN Trilliums of Georgia. Tipularia (Patrick, 2007) Trillium ludovicianum
(?) Trillium freemanii

Petals narrow (< 1/2" wide); ovary purplish; floral fragrance obnoxious, per Trilliums of Georgia. Tipularia (Patrick, 2007).


camera icon Common Name: Chattahoochee Trillium, Deceptive Trillium
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Trillium decipiens
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Trillium decipiens


Petals overlapping at the base, hiding the stamens & ovary, per Field Guide to the Rare Plants of Georgia.


camera icon Common Name: Decumbent Trillium, Trailing Trillium
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Trillium decumbens
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Trillium decumbens


Flowers half or more as long as subtending leaves [vs. T. reliquum < half], per Trilliums of Georgia. Tipularia (Patrick, 2007).


range map need picture of flower of Trillium ludovicianum, Louisiana Trillium, Louisiana Wake-robin
Common Name: Louisiana Trillium, Louisiana Wake-robin
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Trillium ludovicianum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Trillium ludovicianum
LESS THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Trillium ludovicianum

camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Persistent Trillium, Edna's Trillium
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Trillium persistens
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Trillium persistens


Flowers weakly trumpet-shaped to merely gaping, per Trilliums of Georgia. Tipularia (Patrick, 2007).


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Prairie Trillium, Prairie Wake-robin
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Trillium recurvatum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Trillium recurvatum


Petals 2-3x long as wide, with narrowed bases resembling claws, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Relict Trillium
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Trillium reliquum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Trillium reliquum


Flowers less than half as long as subtending leaves, per Trilliums of Georgia. Tipularia (Patrick, 2007).


range map need picture of flower of Trillium sessile, Sessile Trillium, Sessile Toadshade, Toad Trillium
Common Name: Sessile Trillium, Sessile Toadshade, Toad Trillium
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Trillium sessile
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Trillium sessile


camera icon Common Name: Twisted Trillium
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Trillium stamineum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Trillium stamineum


The narrow, twisted, spreading petals resemble an airplane propeller, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.


camera icon Common Name: Underwood's Trillium
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Trillium underwoodii
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Trillium underwoodii


Petals narrowly elliptic to oblanceolate-obovate, per Weakley's Flora.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Indian Cucumber-root
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Medeola virginiana
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Medeola virginiana
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Medeola virginiana 041-04-001
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Medeola virginiana

Yellow-green flwrs w 6 recurved petal-like structures & 3 long brown stigmas, per Wildflowers & Plant Communities of the Southern Appalachian Mountains and Piedmont.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Bluebead-lily, Clinton's Lily, Yellow Clintonia, Yellow Bead Lily
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Clintonia borealis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Clintonia borealis
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Clintonia borealis 041-05-001


A short terminal raceme of 3-8 nodding, greenish-yellow flowers, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Speckled Wood-lily, White Clintonia
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Clintonia umbellulata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Clintonia umbellulata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Clintonia umbellulata 041-05-002


Erect white flowers are usually purple-dotted, per Newcomb's Wildflower Guide.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: False Solomon's Seal, Eastern Solomon's Plume
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Maianthemum racemosum ssp. racemosum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Maianthemum racemosum ssp. racemosum
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Smilacina racemosa 041-06-001


Numerous flowers in a dense terminal panicle 2-6" long, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.


camera icon Common Name: Starry Solomon's Seal, Starry Solomon's Plume, Starflower
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Maianthemum stellatum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Maianthemum stellatum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952) Smilacina stellata

Flowers in a simple raceme; perianth segments 6, per Weakley's Flora.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Canada Mayflower, False Lily-of-the-valley, Wild Lily-of-the-valley
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Maianthemum canadense
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Maianthemum canadense
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Maianthemum canadense 041-07-001
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Unifolium canadense

The 4 tepals (2 sepals, 2 petals) are elliptic, reflexed & about 0.1" long, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Yellow Mandarin, Yellow Fairybells
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Prosartes lanuginosa
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Prosartes lanuginosa
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Disporum lanuginosum 041-08-001


Flowers terminate the branches opposite the last leaf. Perianth unspotted, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Nodding Mandarin, Spotted Mandarin
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Prosartes maculata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Prosartes maculata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Disporum maculatum 041-08-002


Flowers terminate the branch opposite last leaf. Perianth spotted with purple, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Rosy Twisted Stalk, Eastern Rose Mandarin, Eastern Twisted-stalk
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Streptopus lanceolatus var. lanceolatus
GREATER THAN PLANTS National Database: Streptopus lanceolatus var. lanceolatus
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Streptopus roseus 041-09-001
GREATER THAN PLANTS National Database Streptopus lanceolatus var. roseus
LESS THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Streptopus roseus

Flowers bell-shaped, hanging singly from a short pedicel beneath the axils, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


range map need picture of flower of Streptopus amplexifolius var. amplexifolius, Twisted Stalk, White Mandarin, Pagoda-bells
speaker icon Common Name: Twisted Stalk, White Mandarin, Pagoda-bells
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Streptopus amplexifolius var. amplexifolius
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Streptopus amplexifolius var. amplexifolius
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Streptopus amplexifolius 041-09-002
GREATER THAN Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952) Streptopus amplexifolius var. americanus
LESS THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Tortipes amplexifolius

range map need picture of flower of Polygonatum pubescens, Solomon's Seal, Hairy Solomon's Seal
camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Solomon's Seal, Hairy Solomon's Seal
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Polygonatum pubescens
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Polygonatum pubescens
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Polygonatum pubescens 041-10-001
SYNONYMOUS WITH (MISAPPLIED) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Polygonatum biflorum

camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Solomon's Seal, Smooth Solomon's Seal
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Polygonatum biflorum +
LESS THAN PLANTS National Database: Polygonatum biflorum var. commutatum
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Polygonatum biflorum 041-10-002
LESS THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Polygonatum commutatum

Flowers 12-21mm long, per Weakley's Flora.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: European Lily-of-the-valley
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Convallaria majalis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Convallaria majalis
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Convallaria majalis var. majalis 041-11-001a
LESS THAN Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952) Convallaria majalis

Similar to C. montana but raceme extends above middle of the lowest leaf, per Wildflowers of Tennessee.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: American Lily-of-the-valley
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Convallaria pseudomajalis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Convallaria majuscula
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Convallaria majalis var. montana 041-11-001b
SYNONYMOUS WITH (ILLEGITIMATE AND SUPERFLUOUS NAME) Gray's Manual of Botany (Fernald, 1950) Convallaria montana

Inflorescence only about half as high as the height of the leaves, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


camera icon Common Name: Georgia Beargrass, Sandhills Lily
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Nolina georgiana
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Nolina georgiana
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Nolina georgiana 041-13-001


Flowers 2-5 per node, functionally unisexual, staminate w reduced pistils, per Flora of North America.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Turkeybeard, Beargrass, Mountain-asphodel
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Xerophyllum asphodeloides
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Xerophyllum asphodeloides
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Xerophyllum asphodeloides 041-15-001


Flowers ripen upward forming a teardrop-shaped cluster w a nipple-like top, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Swamp Pink
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Helonias bullata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Helonias bullata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Helonias bullata 041-16-001


A two-inch egg-shaped cluster of pink flowers on a hollow stalk, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Fairywand, Devil's Bit
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Chamaelirium luteum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Chamaelirium luteum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Chamaelirium luteum 041-17-001
GREATER THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Chamaelirium luteum
GREATER THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Chamaelirium obovale

Staminate flowers usually in racemes, rachis usually white, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon Common Name: Coastal Bog Asphodel, Coastal False Asphodel, Southern Bog Asphodel, Savanna Asphodel
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Triantha racemosa
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Triantha racemosa
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Tofieldia racemosa var. racemosa 041-18-001a
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Triantha racemosa

Flowers in a terminal raceme, usually 2-6 per node, upper opening first, per Wildflowers of the Eastern United States.


camera icon Common Name: Sticky Bog Asphodel, Northern Bog Asphodel, False Asphodel
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Triantha glutinosa
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Triantha glutinosa
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Tofieldia racemosa var. glutinosa 041-18-001b
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Triantha glutinosa
SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952) Tofieldia glutinosa

Inflorescences cylindric-ovate spikelike heads, the stem glandular below them, per Flora of North America.


camera icon Common Name: Carolina Bog Asphodel, White Asphodel
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Tofieldia glabra
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Tofieldia glabra
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Tofieldia glabra 041-18-002
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Tofieldia glabra

A terminal raceme with 1 flower per node [T. racemosa has 3-7 per node], per Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers.


camera icon Common Name: Rush-featherling, Pleea
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Pleea tenuifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Pleea tenuifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Pleea tenuifolia 041-19-001
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Pleea tenuifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH The Genera of Tofieldiaceae in the southeastern US (Zomlefer, 1996) Tofieldia tenuifolia

Perianth segments separate, lanceolate, 10-15mm long, persistent in fruit, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon Common Name: Golden Colic-root
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Aletris aurea
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Aletris aurea
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Aletris aurea 041-20-001


Perianth short-cylindric or campanulate at anthesis, lobes not spreading, per Weakley's Flora.


range map need picture of flower of Aletris obovata, Southern White Colic-root
Common Name: Southern White Colic-root
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Aletris obovata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Aletris obovata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Aletris obovata 041-20-002


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Northern White Colic-root, White-star Grass, Stargrass, Mealy Colicroot
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Aletris farinosa
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Aletris farinosa
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Aletris farinosa 041-20-003


Perianth constricted just below the lobes; lobes lanceolate, spreading, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon Common Name: Yellow Colic-root
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Aletris lutea
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Aletris lutea


Perianth long-cylindric at anthesis, lobes spreading somewhat, per Weakley's Flora.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Fly-poison
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Amianthium muscitoxicum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Amianthium muscitoxicum
SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Amianthium muscaetoxicum 041-21-001
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Chrosperma muscaetoxicum

Stem terminated by a cone-shaped, 2-4", many-flowered inflorescence, per Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers.


camera icon Common Name: Florida Feathershank
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Schoenocaulon dubium
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Schoenocaulon dubium
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Schoenocaulon dubium

Racemes loose, 11.5-35 cm, flowers well separated along axis, per Flora of North America.


camera icon Common Name: Large Death Camas, Snakeroot, Sandbog Death Camus, Bog Death Camas
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Zigadenus glaberrimus
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Zigadenus glaberrimus
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Zigadenus glaberrimus 041-22-001
SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Zygadenus glaberrimus

Two conspicuous golden glandular dots at the base of each tepal, per Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers.


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