OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

Your search found 40 taxa in the family Saxifragaceae, Saxifrage family, as understood by Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Virginia Sweetspire, Virginia-willow

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Itea virginica   FAMILY: Iteaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Itea virginica   FAMILY: Grossulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Itea virginica 094-01-001   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae

 

Habitat: Moist forests and thickets, especially along the banks of streams

Common (uncommon in Mountains)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Skunk Currant, Mountain Currant

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ribes glandulosum   FAMILY: Grossulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ribes glandulosum   FAMILY: Grossulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ribes glandulosum 094-02-001   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae

 

Habitat: Periglacial boulderfields, high elevation seeps, spruce-fir forests

Native to North Carolina

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Roundleaf Gooseberry, Appalachian Gooseberry

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ribes rotundifolium   FAMILY: Grossulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ribes rotundifolium   FAMILY: Grossulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ribes rotundifolium 094-02-002   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae

 

Habitat: Moist slopes, balds, boulderfields, rocky forests, seepage swamps, shrub balds, mostly at high elevations south of VA

Native to the Carolinas

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Miccosukee Gooseberry, Spiny Gooseberry, Florida Gooseberry

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ribes echinellum   FAMILY: Grossulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ribes echinellum   FAMILY: Grossulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ribes echinellum 094-02-003   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae

 

Habitat: Mesic, nutrient-rich forests

Native to South Carolina

 


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camera icon Common Name: Prickly Gooseberry, Dogberry

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ribes cynosbati   FAMILY: Grossulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ribes cynosbati   FAMILY: Grossulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ribes cynosbati 094-02-004   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae

 

Habitat: Moist slopes, periglacial boulderfields, talus, grassy balds, especially at medium to high elevations

Native to North Carolina & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Wild Black Currant, American Black Currant

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ribes americanum   FAMILY: Grossulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ribes americanum   FAMILY: Grossulariaceae

 

Habitat: Bottomland forests, other moist forests, marl marshes

Native: north of the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Granite Gooseberry

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ribes curvatum   FAMILY: Grossulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ribes curvatum   FAMILY: Grossulariaceae

 

Habitat: Rocky upland and riparian forests and woodlands, bluffs, glade margins

Native to Georgia

 


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Common Name: Northern Gooseberry

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Ribes hirtellum   FAMILY: Grossulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ribes hirtellum   FAMILY: Grossulariaceae

 

Habitat: Rocky forests

Native north of the Carolinas

 


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Common Name: Bristly Black Currant, Spiny Swamp Currant

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Ribes lacustre   FAMILY: Grossulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ribes lacustre   FAMILY: Grossulariaceae

 

Habitat: Forests, acid swamps

Native north of the Carolinas

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Climbing Hydrangea, Woodvamp, Decumaria, Decumary

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Hydrangea barbara   FAMILY: Hydrangeaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Decumaria barbara   FAMILY: Hydrangeaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Decumaria barbara 094-03-001   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae

 

Habitat: Swamp forests and bottomlands, moist forests in the mountains

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

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Appalachian Mock-orange, Scentless Mock-orange

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Philadelphus inodorus   FAMILY: Hydrangeaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Philadelphus inodorus   FAMILY: Hydrangeaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Philadelphus inodorus 094-04-001   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae

 

Habitat: Rich forests and woodlands, rocky bluffs over mafic or calcareous rocks, and also cultivated and persistent

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Hairy Mock-orange, Cumberland Mock-orange

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Philadelphus hirsutus   FAMILY: Hydrangeaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Philadelphus hirsutus   FAMILY: Hydrangeaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Philadelphus hirsutus 094-04-002   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae

 

Habitat: Bluffs, rock outcrops, rocky woodlands, often with seepage, over mafic or calcareous rocks

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Ozark Mock-orange, Hairy Mock-orange

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Philadelphus pubescens   FAMILY: Hydrangeaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Philadelphus pubescens +   FAMILY: Hydrangeaceae

 

Habitat: Limestone bluffs; also naturalizing near ornamental plantings in suburban woodlands

Native to Georgia

 


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Common Name: European Mock-orange, Sweet Mock-orange

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Philadelphus coronarius   FAMILY: Hydrangeaceae

(?) PLANTS National Database: Philadelphus coronarius   FAMILY: Hydrangeaceae

 

Habitat: Cultivated (though more so in the past than now), and sometimes escaped or persisting around old homesites

Non-native: Europe

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Smooth Hydrangea, Sevenbark, Northern Wild Hydrangea

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Hydrangea arborescens   FAMILY: Hydrangeaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hydrangea arborescens   FAMILY: Hydrangeaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Hydrangea arborescens ssp. arborescens 094-05-001a   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae

 

Habitat: Forests, especially around rock outcrops and along streambanks

Common (rare in Coastal Plain)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Ashy Hydrangea, Southern Wild Hydrangea

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Hydrangea cinerea   FAMILY: Hydrangeaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hydrangea cinerea   FAMILY: Hydrangeaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Hydrangea arborescens ssp. discolor 094-05-001b   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae

 

Habitat: Rocky forests and rock outcrops, roadbanks, perhaps strictly or mostly associated with mafic or calcareous rocks

Uncommon in Mountains of GA & NC, rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Snowy Hydrangea, Silverleaf Hydrangea

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Hydrangea radiata   FAMILY: Hydrangeaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hydrangea radiata   FAMILY: Hydrangeaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Hydrangea arborescens ssp. radiata 094-05-001c   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae

 

Habitat: Rocky forests and rock outcrops, often common and conspicuous on roadbanks

Common in Mountains (uncommon in SC Piedmont, rare in NC Piedmont)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Oakleaf Hydrangea

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Hydrangea quercifolia   FAMILY: Hydrangeaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hydrangea quercifolia   FAMILY: Hydrangeaceae

 

Habitat: Native in hammocks, moist forests, also in disturbed areas, thickets, or forests adjacent to urban or suburban areas

Uncommon in GA, waifs in the Carolinas

Native to Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Kidneyleaf Grass-of-Parnassus, Appalachian Grass-of-Parnassus, Brook Parnassia, Appalachian Parnassia

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Parnassia asarifolia   FAMILY: Parnassiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Parnassia asarifolia   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Parnassia asarifolia 094-06-001   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae

 

Habitat: Bogs, sphagnous seeps, brookbanks, generally in more acidic habitats than P. grandifolia, up to elevations over 1800 m

Uncommon in GA & NC Mountains, rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Carolina Grass-of-Parnassus, Savanna Parnassia, Eyebright

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Parnassia caroliniana   FAMILY: Parnassiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Parnassia caroliniana   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Parnassia caroliniana 094-06-002   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae

 

Habitat: Wet longleaf pine, pond pine, or pond cypress savannas (especially but not strictly where shallowly underlain by coquina limestone), sandhill seepage bogs

Rare

Native to the Carolinas

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Bigleaf Grass-of-Parnassus, Limeseep Parnassia

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Parnassia grandifolia   FAMILY: Parnassiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Parnassia grandifolia   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Parnassia grandifolia 094-06-003   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae

 

Habitat: Fens, gravelly seepages, pineland seepage bogs and ecotones, primarily or solely over calcareous, mafic, or ultramafic rocks, in the outer Coastal Plain in seepage over marl on nearly vertical river bluffs on the Cape Fear River (NC) and in pineland seepage bogs

Rare

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Appalachian False Goatsbeard

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Astilbe biternata   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Astilbe biternata   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Astilbe biternata 094-07-001   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae

 

Habitat: Cove forests, seepage slopes, boulderfield forests

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Golden-saxifrage, Water-carpet, Water-mat

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Chrysosplenium americanum   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Chrysosplenium americanum   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Chrysosplenium americanum 094-08-001   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae

 

Habitat: In shaded, rocky, gravelly, and/or mossy seeps and seepage swamps

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Two-leaved Miterwort, Bishop's Cap

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Mitella diphylla   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Mitella diphylla   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Mitella diphylla 094-10-001   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae

 

Habitat: Mesic, rocky forests, rocky seeps, and seepage swamps, especially over mafic or calcareous rocks

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Mapleleaf Alumroot, Hairy Alumroot, Rock Alumroot, Crag-jangle

Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Heuchera villosa   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Heuchera villosa var. villosa   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Heuchera villosa 094-11-001   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae

 

Habitat: In crevices of rock outcrops, or in thin soil over boulders, a characteristic component of the flora of high elevation cliffs and summits (to at least 1920 m), not particular about the rock type, occurring on a wide range of rock types in our area, including felsic gneisses and schists, mafic gneisses, granites, quartzites, and others, probably the most acidophilic of our taxa of Heuchera

Common (rare in GA-SC Piedmont), primarily endemic to the Southern Appalachians

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Littleflower Alumroot, Cave Alumroot, Cumberland Grotto Alumroot, Small-flower Alumroot

Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Heuchera parviflora var. parviflora   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Heuchera parviflora var. parviflora   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Heuchera parviflora 094-11-002   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae

 

Habitat: Shaded cliff bases, usually under overhangs, on grotto floors, behind waterfalls where humidity is high but not in the spray zone, in rockhouses of the Cumberland Plateau, nearly always in deeply shaded situations where little or no direct sunlight falls

Rare

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: American Alumroot

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Heuchera americana   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Heuchera americana var. americana   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Heuchera americana 094-11-003   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae

 

Habitat: Rocky forests, rock outcrops, particularly where soils are subacidic to circumneutral

Common (uncommon to rare in Coastal Plain)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Purple Alumroot, Hispid Alumroot

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Heuchera hispida   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Heuchera americana var. hispida   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Heuchera americana 094-11-003?   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae

 

Habitat: Calcareous rocky forests, rock outcrops, particularly where soils are subacidic to circumneutral

Rare

Native to North Carolina

 


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Common Name: Carolina Alumroot

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Heuchera caroliniana   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Heuchera caroliniana   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Heuchera americana 094-11-003?   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae

 

Habitat: Rocky forests, rock outcrops, particularly where soils are subacidic to circumneutral, replacing H. americana in much of the upper Piedmont

Uncommon in Piedmont, rare in Mountains

Native to the Carolinas

 


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camera icon Common Name: Marbled Alumroot, Downy Alumroot

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Heuchera pubescens   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Heuchera pubescens   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae

 

Habitat: Rocky forests, rock outcrops, particularly where soils are subacidic or circumneutral

Rare (an endemic)

Native to the Carolinas

 


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Common Name: Mapleleaf Alumroot, longflower alumroot

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Heuchera aceroides   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Heuchera longiflora   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae

(?) SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Heuchera longiflora var. aceroides 094-11-005?   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae

 

Habitat: Shaded calcareous or basic cliffs

Rare (an endemic)

Native to North Carolina

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Heartleaf Foamflower

Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Tiarella cordifolia   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Tiarella cordifolia   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae

INCLUDING Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Tiarella cordifolia var. cordifolia 094-12-001a   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae

 

Habitat: Moist forests, cove forests, rock outcrops, well-drained bottomland forests

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Brook-saxifrage, Eastern Boykinia, Allegheny Brookfoam, Aconite-saxifrage

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Boykinia aconitifolia   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Boykinia aconitifolia   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Boykinia aconitifolia 094-13-001   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae

 

Habitat: Streambanks, riverbanks, in crevices in spray cliffs around waterfalls, seepages

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Michaux's Saxifrage, Cliff Saxifrage

Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Micranthes petiolaris var. petiolaris   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Saxifraga michauxii   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Saxifraga michauxii 094-14-001   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae

 

Habitat: Rock outcrops, especially in seasonal seepage, at low to high elevations in the Southern and Central Appalachians

Common, endemic to the Southern Appalachians

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Escarpment Saxifrage, Shealy's Saxifrage

Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Micranthes petiolaris var. shealyi   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae

(?) INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Saxifraga michauxii   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae

(?) INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Saxifraga michauxii 094-14-001?   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae

 

Habitat: In moist seepage over rock, at low elevations (2000-3000 feet)

Rare, endemic to SC's Pickens County, so far as is known

Native to South & possibly North Carolina

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Early Saxifrage

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Micranthes virginiensis   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Saxifraga virginiensis var. virginiensis   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Saxifraga virginiensis 094-14-003   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae

 

Habitat: Rock outcrops, moist alluvial and slope forests, streambanks, riverbanks

Common (rare in Coastal Plain)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Brook Lettuce, Mountain Lettuce, Branch Lettuce, Lettuceleaf Saxifrage

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Micranthes micranthidifolia   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Saxifraga micranthidifolia   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Saxifraga micranthidifolia 094-14-004   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae

 

Habitat: Wet soils of seepages, in the beds of high elevation brooks, brookbanks; rocky seepages

Common in NC Mountains, rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Carey's Saxifrage

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Micranthes careyana   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Saxifraga careyana   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Saxifraga careyana 094-14-005   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae

 

Habitat: Moist rock outcrops and cliffs, rocks along seeps or brooks, often under overhangs, often in moist soil at the base of a vertical or overhanging rock outcrop

Uncommon in NC Mountains, rare elsewhere

Native to North Carolina & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Carolina Saxifrage

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Micranthes caroliniana   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Saxifraga caroliniana   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Saxifraga caroliniana 094-14-006   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae

 

Habitat: Moist rock outcrops and cliffs, often under overhangs, often in moist soil at the base of a vertical or overhanging rock outcrop

Rare, endemic to the Southern Appalachians

Native to North Carolina

 


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camera icon Common Name: Deutzia, Pride-of-Rochester, Fuzzy Pride-of-Rochester

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Deutzia scabra   FAMILY: Hydrangeaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Deutzia scabra   FAMILY: Hydrangeaceae

 

Habitat: Perhaps not present in our region

Non-native: Japan & China

 


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