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 4 taxa in the family Sterculiaceae, Chocolate family, as understood by Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

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speaker icon Common Name: Chinese Parasol-tree, Japanese Varnishtree, Phoenix Tree
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Firmiana simplex   FAMILY: Malvaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Firmiana simplex   FAMILY: Sterculiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Firmiana platanifolia 123-01-001   FAMILY: Sterculiaceae

 

Look for it . It occasionally naturalizes near where it has been planted

Rare

Non-native: southeast Asia

 


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Common Name: Chocolate-weed
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Melochia corchorifolia   FAMILY: Malvaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Melochia corchorifolia   FAMILY: Sterculiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Melochia corchorifolia 123-02-001   FAMILY: Sterculiaceae

 

Look for it in sandy fields, esp in low, wet places

Uncommon

Non-native: Old World tropics

 


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camera icon Common Name: Bretonica Peluda
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Melochia spicata   FAMILY: Malvaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Melochia spicata   FAMILY: Sterculiaceae

 

Look for it in disturbed areas

Waif(s)

Non-native: tropical America, the original distribution uncertain

 


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camera icon Common Name: Sleepy Morning
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Waltheria indica   FAMILY: Malvaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Waltheria indica   FAMILY: Sterculiaceae

 

Look for it on ballast

Waif(s)

Native: a pantropical species native north to peninsula Florida

 


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