Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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camera icon Common Name: Christmas-berry, Carolina Matrimony-vine
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Lycium carolinianum
INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Lycium carolinianum var. carolinianum

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database Lycium carolinianum var. quadrifidum

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lycium carolinianum 165-01-001

Corollas blue, lavender or nearly white, 4(5)-lobed, and rotate, per Trees, Shrubs, and Woody Vines of Northern Florida and Adjacent Georgia and Alabama by Robert Godfrey.


camera icon Common Name: Apple-of-Peru, Shoo-fly-plant
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Nicandra physalodes
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Nicandra physalodes
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Nicandra physalodes 165-02-001

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Physalodes physalodes


Similar to Physalis, but flower light blue and much larger (1-1.5" wide), per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Dune Ground-cherry, Sand Ground-cherry, Walter's Ground-cherry
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Physalis walteri
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Physalis walteri
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Physalis viscosa ssp. maritima 165-03-001

INCLUDED WITHIN Gray's Manual of Botany (Fernald, 1950) Physalis maritima

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Physalis viscosa


Corolla may or may not have dark spots in the base of the tube. Anthers yellow, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Clammy Ground-cherry
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Physalis heterophylla
INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Physalis heterophylla var. heterophylla
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Physalis heterophylla 165-03-002

Broadly bell-shaped flowers, usually w brown or purplish blotches in throat, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Virginia Ground-cherry
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Physalis virginiana
INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Physalis virginiana var. virginiana
INCLUDING Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Physalis virginiana var. virginiana 165-03-003a

INCLUDED WITHIN Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952) Physalis virginiana

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Physalis intermedia

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Physalis monticola

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Physalis virginiana


Flower yellow with brown spots in the center and yellow anthers, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.


range map need picture of flower of Physalis longifolia var. subglabrata, Longleaf Ground-cherry
Common Name: Longleaf Ground-cherry
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Physalis longifolia var. subglabrata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Physalis longifolia var. subglabrata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Physalis virginiana var. subglabrata 165-03-003b

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Physalis subglabrata


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Smooth Ground-cherry, Cutleaf Ground-cherry
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Physalis angulata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Physalis angulata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Physalis angulata 165-03-004

INCLUDING Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952) Physalis angulata

INCLUDING Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952) Physalis pendula

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Physalis angulata


Corolla yellow without dark basal spots, anthers bluish, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


range map need picture of flower of Physalis pubescens, Downy Ground-cherry, Husk-tomato
Common Name: Downy Ground-cherry, Husk-tomato
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Physalis pubescens
INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Physalis pubescens var. pubescens

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database Physalis pubescens var. integrifolia

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Physalis pubescens var. pubescens 165-03-005a

INCLUDING Gray's Manual of Botany (Fernald, 1950) Physalis barbadensis var. barbadensis

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Physalis barbadensis


range map need picture of flower of Physalis grisea, Gray Ground-cherry, Strawberry-tomato, Dwarf Cape-gooseberry
Common Name: Gray Ground-cherry, Strawberry-tomato, Dwarf Cape-gooseberry
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Physalis grisea
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Physalis grisea
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Physalis pubescens var. grisea 165-03-005b

INCLUDED WITHIN (MISAPPLIED) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Physalis pruinosa


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Bittersweet Nightshade, Deadly Nightshade
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Solanum dulcamara
INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Solanum dulcamara var. dulcamara
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Solanum dulcamara 165-05-001

Shooting star-shaped flowers, flower lobes pointed backward, per Newcomb's Wildflower Guide.


camera icon Common Name: Buffalo-bur Nightshade, Kansas-thistle
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Solanum rostratum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Solanum rostratum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Solanum rostratum 165-05-002

Corolla yellow, 16-24mm broad. Anthers spreading, unequal, lowermost longest, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Carolina Horsenettle, Ball-nettle
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Solanum carolinense var. carolinense
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Solanum carolinense var. carolinense
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Solanum carolinense 165-05-005

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Solanum carolinense


5-lobed, pale violet to white flowers, ~ 3/4" wide; yellow anthers prominent, per Wildflowers of Tennessee.


range map need picture of flower of Solanum sisymbriifolium, Sticky Nightshade
Common Name: Sticky Nightshade
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Solanum sisymbriifolium
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Solanum sisymbriifolium
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Solanum sisymbriifolium 165-05-006

range map need picture of flower of Solanum americanum, American Black Nightshade
speaker icon Common Name: American Black Nightshade
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Solanum americanum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Solanum americanum
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Solanum americanum 165-05-009

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Solanum nigrum


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Eastern Black Nightshade
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Solanum emulans
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Solanum ptycanthum

SYNONYMOUS WITH The Biota of North America Program. BONAP (Kartesz, 2015) Solanum ptychanthum

INCLUDED WITHIN (MISAPPLIED) Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Solanum americanum 165-05-009?

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Solanum nigrum

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Solanum ptycanthum


The corolla has 5 reflexed segments and is only about 1/4" across, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


range map need picture of flower of Solanum nigrum, European Black Nightshade
Common Name: European Black Nightshade
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Solanum nigrum
(?) PLANTS National Database: Solanum nigrum

SYNONYMOUS WITH Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999) Solanum nigrum ssp. nigrum

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Solanum nigrum 165-05-010

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Solanum nigrum


camera icon Common Name: Hairy Nightshade
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Solanum sarrachoides
INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Solanum physalifolium
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Solanum sarrachoides 165-05-012

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC ERROR) Gray's Manual of Botany (Fernald, 1950) Solanum sarachoides


Corolla white, 7-11mm broad, the lobes spreading, anthers connivent, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


range map need picture of flower of Solanum diphyllum, Paired-leaf Nightshade, Twoleaf Nightshade
Common Name: Paired-leaf Nightshade, Twoleaf Nightshade
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Solanum diphyllum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Solanum diphyllum