Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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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.


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.


range map need picture of flower of Ruscus aculeatus, Butcher's Broom, Knee Holly
camera icon Common Name: Butcher's Broom, Knee Holly
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) -
Ruscus aculeatus

camera icon Common Name: Liriope, Lilyturf
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) -
PLANTS National Database: Liriope graminifolia
(?) SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of China Liriope graminifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH Liriope & Ophiopogon naturalized & commonly cultivated in the USA (Nesom, 2010) Liriope graminifolia

Scapes mostly equal to or longer than leaves; inflorescences conspicuous, per Overview of Liriope and Ophiopogon (Ruscaceae) naturalized and commonly cultivated in the USA (Nesom, 2010).


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Liriope, Big Blue Lilyturf
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Liriope muscari
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Liriope muscari
(?) Flora of China Liriope muscari
SYNONYMOUS WITH Liriope & Ophiopogon naturalized & commonly cultivated in the USA (Nesom, 2010) Liriope muscari

Scapes usually equal or longer than leaves; tepals lilac-purple/lavender, per Overview of Liriope and Ophiopogon (Ruscaceae) naturalized and commonly cultivated in the USA (Nesom, 2010).


camera icon Common Name: Liriope, Creeping Lilyturf
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Liriope spicata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Liriope spicata
SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Floristic synthesis of North America (Kartesz 2010). Biota of N. America (BONAP) Liriope spicatum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Liriope & Ophiopogon naturalized & commonly cultivated in the USA (Nesom, 2010) Liriope spicata

Scapes mostly much shorter than the leaves; inflorescences mostly obscured, per Overview of Liriope and Ophiopogon (Ruscaceae) naturalized and commonly cultivated in the USA (Nesom, 2010).


range map need picture of flower of Ophiopogon japonicus, Mondo Grass, Black Mondo, Monkeygrass
camera icon Common Name: Mondo Grass, Black Mondo, Monkeygrass
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ophiopogon japonicus
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ophiopogon japonicus
(?) SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of China Ophiopogon japonicus
SYNONYMOUS WITH Liriope & Ophiopogon naturalized & commonly cultivated in the USA (Nesom, 2010) Ophiopogon japonicus

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