Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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

Your search found 2 taxa in the family Phrymaceae, Lopseed family, as understood by Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: American Lopseed
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Phryma leptostachya   FAMILY: Phrymaceae
INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Phryma leptostachya   FAMILY: Verbenaceae
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Phryma leptostachya 163-01-001   FAMILY: Phrymaceae


Look for it in bottomland forests, nutrient-rich slopes, mesic hammocks, in the Coastal Plain primarily in places underlain by coquina limestone ("marl") & essentially absent from the more acidic portions of the Coastal Plain

Common (uncommon in Coastal Plain)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia


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Common Name: Mudmat
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Glossostigma cleistanthum   FAMILY: Phrymaceae
(?) PLANTS National Database: Glossostigma cleistanthum   FAMILY: Scrophulariaceae


Look for it to be aquatic in oligotrophic lakes, reservoirs, and stormwater retention ponds


Non-native: Australia


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