Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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camera icon Common Name: Sandhill Wild-buckwheat, Southern Wild-buckwheat, Dog-tongue
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Eriogonum tomentosum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Eriogonum tomentosum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Eriogonum tomentosum 063-01-001


Flower heads sessile or short-stalked with 10-20 white to pinkish flowers, per Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers.


map not available need picture of flower of Rumex spp., Dock
Common Name: Dock
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Rumex spp.
PLANTS National Database: Rumex spp.
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Rumex spp. 063-02-000


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Sheep Sorrel, Field Sorrel, Red Sorrel, Sourgrass
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Rumex acetosella
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Rumex acetosella
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Rumex acetosella 063-02-001
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Acetosella acetosella

Reddish or greenish flowers in branching leafless racemes, per Newcomb's Wildflower Guide.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Wild Dock, Sourgrass, Heartwing Sorrel, Wild Sorrel
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Rumex hastatulus
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Rumex hastatulus
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Rumex hastatulus 063-02-002
SYNONYMOUS WITH Acetosa hastatula

Tiny flowers on upper half of stems (plants dioecious), 3-10 per tuft, per Forest Plants of the Southeast and Their Wildlife Uses.


range map need picture of flower of Rumex patientia, Patience Dock, Monk's-rhubarb
speaker icon Common Name: Patience Dock, Monk's-rhubarb
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Rumex patientia
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Rumex patientia
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Rumex patientia 063-02-005


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Curly Dock
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Rumex crispus ssp. crispus
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Rumex crispus ssp. crispus
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Rumex crispus 063-02-006


Pistillate flowers have 3 feathery stigmas, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon Common Name: Fiddle Dock
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Rumex pulcher
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Rumex pulcher
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Rumex pulcher 063-02-008


Inflorescence branches spreading, making an angle of 60-90 degrees with axis, per Weakley's Flora.


range map need picture of flower of Rumex obtusifolius, Broadleaf Dock, Bitter Dock
camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Broadleaf Dock, Bitter Dock
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Rumex obtusifolius
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Rumex obtusifolius
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Rumex obtusifolius 063-02-009


range map need picture of flower of Emex spinosa, Spiny Emex
Common Name: Spiny Emex
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Emex spinosa
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Emex spinosa
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Emex spinosa

camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Jumpseed
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Persicaria virginiana
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Polygonum virginianum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Tovara virginiana 063-03-001
SYNONYMOUS WITH Studies of the southeastern United States flora (Horton, 1972) Antenoron virginianum

Flowers strung out along a slender terminal spike up to 18" long, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


map not available need picture of flower of Polygonum spp., Knotweed
Common Name: Knotweed
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Polygonum spp.
PLANTS National Database: Polygonum spp.
Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Polygonum spp. (Knotweed) 063-04-000 (01-05)


map not available need picture of flower of Persicaria spp., Smartweed, Tearthumb
camera icon Common Name: Smartweed, Tearthumb
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Persicaria spp.
PLANTS National Database: Polygonum spp.
Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Polygonum spp. (Smartweed, Tearthumb) 063-04-000 (06-19)


map not available need picture of flower of Fallopia spp., Climbing Buckwheat
Common Name: Climbing Buckwheat
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Fallopia spp.
PLANTS National Database: Polygonum spp.
Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Polygonum spp. (Climbing Buckwheat) 063-04-000 (20-22)


camera icon Common Name: Erect Knotweed
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Polygonum erectum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Polygonum erectum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Polygonum erectum 063-04-002
SYNONYMOUS WITH Polygonum erectum

Sepals green with a narrow yellowish or whitish margin, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Prostrate Knotweed
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Polygonum aviculare ssp. aviculare
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Polygonum aviculare
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Polygonum aviculare 063-04-003
GREATER THAN Gray's Manual of Botany (Fernald, 1950) Polygonum aviculare var. aviculare
LESS THAN Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952) Polygonum aviculare

Flowers green with white or pink margins, growing in leaf axils, per Newcomb's Wildflower Guide.


camera icon Common Name: Water Smartweed, Scarlet Smartweed
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Persicaria amphibia
GREATER THAN PLANTS National Database: Polygonum amphibium +
GREATER THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Polygonum coccineum 063-04-006
GREATER THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Persicaria muhlenbergii

Its adaptations to differing water conditions make it quite variable, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


camera icon Common Name: Dense-flowered Smartweed
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Persicaria densiflora
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Polygonum densiflorum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Polygonum densiflorum 063-04-007
LESS THAN Flora of North America Persicaria glabra

camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Pennsylvania Smartweed, Pinkweed
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Persicaria pensylvanica
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Polygonum pensylvanicum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Polygonum pensylvanicum 063-04-008


Rather tight, erect cylindric racemes, 1-2" long and 0.5" wide, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.


camera icon Common Name: Dockleaf Smartweed, Willow-weed, Pale Smartweed
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Persicaria lapathifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Polygonum lapathifolium
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Polygonum lapathifolium 063-04-009


Tepals 4(5); inflorescences usually arching-drooping, per Weakley's Flora.


range map need picture of flower of Persicaria orientalis, Kiss-me-over-the-garden-gate, Prince's Feather, Prince's-plume
Common Name: Kiss-me-over-the-garden-gate, Prince's Feather, Prince's-plume
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Persicaria orientalis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Polygonum orientale
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Polygonum orientale 063-04-010


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Longbristle Smartweed, Bristly Lady’s-thumb, Tufted Knotweed
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Persicaria longiseta
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Polygonum cespitosum var. longisetum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Polygonum cespitosum var. longisetum 063-04-013
SYNONYMOUS WITH Polygonum longisetum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Guide to the Vascular Plants of Florida (Wunderlin & Hansen, 2003) Polygonum caespitosum var. longisetum

Deep reddish-pink flowers on erect terminal spikes only 0.2" wide, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.


camera icon Common Name: Lady's-thumb, Heart's-ease
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Persicaria maculosa
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Polygonum persicaria
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Polygonum persicaria 063-04-014
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Persicaria persicaria

Spikes of flowers upright, per Invasive Plants, Guide to Identification, Impacts and Control.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Dotted Smartweed
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Persicaria punctata
GREATER THAN PLANTS National Database: Polygonum punctatum var. punctatum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Polygonum punctatum 063-04-015
GREATER THAN Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999) Polygonum punctatum var. confertiflorum

Flowers white or green, borne in erect, interrupted racemes, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Mild Waterpepper
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Persicaria hydropiperoides
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Polygonum hydropiperoides
GREATER THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Polygonum hydropiperoides var. hydropiperoides 063-04-016a


Flowers without dotted glands, in erect spikes with gaps between clusters, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Swamp Smartweed
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Persicaria setacea
(?) SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Polygonum setaceum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Polygonum setaceum 063-04-017
GREATER THAN Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999) Polygonum setaceum +

Racemes densely flowered. Calyx greenish to pinkish or whitish, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Arrowleaf Tearthumb, Arrowvine
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Persicaria sagittata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Polygonum sagittatum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Polygonum sagittatum 063-04-018


Flowers white or pink in small rounded heads, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Halberd-leaf Tearthumb
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Persicaria arifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Polygonum arifolium
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Polygonum arifolium 063-04-019
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Tracaulon arifolium

Flowers few and pink, purplish or white, per Guide to the Wildflowers of SC.


range map need picture of flower of Fallopia cilinodis, Fringed Climbing Buckwheat, Fringed Black Bindweed, Fringed Bindweed
Common Name: Fringed Climbing Buckwheat, Fringed Black Bindweed, Fringed Bindweed
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Fallopia cilinodis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Polygonum cilinode
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Polygonum cilinode 063-04-020
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Tiniaria cilinodis

camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Climbing Buckwheat, Nimblewill, Black Bindweed
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Fallopia convolvulus
GREATER THAN PLANTS National Database: Polygonum convolvulus var. convolvulus
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Polygonum convolvulus 063-04-021


Flowers in axillary fascicles or racemes. Calyx green to white or pinkish, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Common Climbing Buckwheat
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Fallopia scandens
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Polygonum scandens var. scandens
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Polygonum scandens var. scandens 063-04-022a
LESS THAN Generic Limits in Polygonum (Ronse Decraene & Akeroyd, 1988) Fallopia scandens
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Bilderdykia scandens

Flowers white or tinged with pink or green, in unbranched racemes, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Crested Climbing Buckwheat, Climbing False Buckwheat
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Fallopia cristata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Polygonum scandens var. cristatum
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Polygonum scandens var. cristatum 063-04-022b
LESS THAN Generic Limits in Polygonum (Ronse Decraene & Akeroyd, 1988) Fallopia scandens
SYNONYMOUS WITH Gray's Manual of Botany (Fernald, 1950) Polygonum cristatum

Flowers in racemes. Calyx green to white or pinkish, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Japanese Knotweed
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Reynoutria japonica
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Polygonum cuspidatum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Polygonum cuspidatum 063-04-023
SYNONYMOUS WITH Generic Limits in Polygonum (Ronse Decraene & Akeroyd, 1988) Fallopia japonica
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Pleuropterus zuccarinii

Flowers in axillary, paniculate racemes. Calyx 1.5-2mm long in flower, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


range map need picture of flower of Reynoutria sachalinensis, Giant Knotweed, Sachaline
camera icon Common Name: Giant Knotweed, Sachaline
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Reynoutria sachalinensis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Polygonum sachalinense
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Polygonum sachalinense 063-04-024
SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America Fallopia sachalinensis

camera icon Common Name: Sandhill Jointweed, Fringed Thysanella
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Polygonum fimbriatum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Polygonella fimbriata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Thysanella fimbriata

This differs from all our other species in having the inner sepals fimbriate, per Weakley's Flora.


range map need picture of flower of Fallopia baldschuanica, Lace Vine, Silver-lace-vine, China Fleece-vine
speaker icon Common Name: Lace Vine, Silver-lace-vine, China Fleece-vine
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Fallopia baldschuanica
(?) PLANTS National Database: Polygonum baldschuanicum
GREATER THAN Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999) Polygonum aubertii
GREATER THAN Generic Limits in Polygonum (Ronse Decraene & Akeroyd, 1988) Fallopia aubertii

camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Asiatic Tearthumb, Mile-a-minute-vine
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Persicaria perfoliata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Polygonum perfoliatum


Small white flowers emerge from the rounded ocreas, per Invasive Plants, Guide to Identification, Impacts and Control.


camera icon Common Name: Himalayan Knotweed, Kashmir Plume, cultivated knotweed
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Persicaria wallichii var. wallichii
(?) LESS THAN PLANTS National Database: Polygonum polystachyum
LESS THAN Reynoutria polystachya
LESS THAN Aconogonon polystachyum

Inflorescences mostly terminal, sometimes also axillary, paniclelike, per Flora of North America.


range map need picture of flower of Fagopyrum esculentum, Buckwheat
Common Name: Buckwheat
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Fagopyrum esculentum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Fagopyrum esculentum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Fagopyrum esculentum 063-05-001
SYNONYMOUS WITH Gray's Manual of Botany (Fernald, 1950) Fagopyrum sagittatum

camera icon Common Name: Southern Jointweed, Showy Jointweed
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Polygonum americanum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Polygonella americana
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Polygonella americana 063-06-001


A hillside in full bloom is a stunning sight - John Cely


camera icon Common Name: October-flower
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Polygonum polygamum +
LESS THAN PLANTS National Database: Polygonella polygama
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Polygonella polygama 063-06-002


The 5 sepals are each about 1mm long and broad, 3 erect and 2 bent back, per Wildflowers of the Sandhills Region.


range map need picture of flower of Brunnichia ovata, Buckwheat-vine, Eardrop-vine, Ladies Eardrops, Redvine
Common Name: Buckwheat-vine, Eardrop-vine, Ladies Eardrops, Redvine
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Brunnichia ovata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Brunnichia ovata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Brunnichia cirrhosa 063-07-001


camera icon Common Name: Love-chain, Queen's-jewels, Confederate-vine, Corallita
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Antigonon leptopus
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Antigonon leptopus
SYNONYMOUS WITH Corculum leptopus
(?) Corculum leptopum

Tepals ovate to elliptic, outer three broader than inner two, per Flora of North America.


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