OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

Your search found 6 taxa in the family Montiaceae, Montia family, as understood by Weakley's Flora.

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camera icon Common Name: Spring-beauty

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Claytonia virginica var. virginica   FAMILY: Montiaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Claytonia virginica var. virginica   FAMILY: Portulacaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Claytonia virginica 070-01-001   FAMILY: Portulacaceae

 

Habitat: Moist forests, lawns

Common in Mountains & Piedmont (uncommon in NC Coastal Plain, rare in Coastal Plain of GA & SC)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Carolina Spring-beauty

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Claytonia caroliniana   FAMILY: Montiaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Claytonia caroliniana var. caroliniana   FAMILY: Portulacaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Claytonia caroliniana 070-01-002   FAMILY: Portulacaceae

 

Habitat: Moist forests, especially northern hardwood forests and cove forests at moderate to high elevations

Common in NC Mountains, rare in GA

Native to North Carolina & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Narrow-leaved Montia, Narrowleaf Miner's-lettuce

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Montia linearis   FAMILY: Montiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Montia linearis   FAMILY: Portulacaceae

 

Habitat: Lawns, disturbed areas

Waif(s)

Native: western North America

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Appalachian Fameflower, Appalachian Rock-pink, Rock Portulaca, Quill Fameflower

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Phemeranthus teretifolius   FAMILY: Montiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Phemeranthus teretifolius   FAMILY: Portulacaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Talinum teretifolium 070-02-001   FAMILY: Portulacaceae

 

Habitat: In shallow soil over felsic or mafic rocks (granite, gneiss, schist, granite, diabase, greenstone, metabasalt, sandstone, Altamaha grit), especially where periodically wet by seepage (often in mats of the moss Grimmia)

Common (rare in GA Coastal Plain & GA Mountains)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Menges' Fameflower, Large-flowered Fameflower, Menges' Rock-pink, Large-flowered Rock-pink

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Phemeranthus mengesii   FAMILY: Montiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Phemeranthus mengesii   FAMILY: Portulacaceae

 

Habitat: In shallow soil over felsic rocks (granite) or sandstone (in GA and AL), or Altamaha Grit (GA), where periodically wet by seepage; rare (locally common in GA)

Uncommon in Piedmont, rare in Coastal Plain (rare in SC)

Native to South Carolina & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Piedmont Rock-pink, Piedmont Fameflower

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Phemeranthus piedmontanus   FAMILY: Montiaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Phemeranthus mengesii   FAMILY: Portulacaceae

 

Habitat: In periodic seepage on mafic or ultramafic rocks

Rare

Native to North Carolina

 


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