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 6 taxa in the family Styracaceae, Storax family, as understood by Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

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camera icon Common Name: Common Silverbell
Weakley's Flora: (4/7/08) Halesia tetraptera var. tetraptera   FAMILY: Styracaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Halesia tetraptera var. tetraptera   FAMILY: Styracaceae
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Halesia carolina 152-01-001   FAMILY: Styracaceae

 

Look for it on moist slopes, in coves, creekbanks, bottomlands

Common (uncommon in GA-SC Coastal Plain, rare in NC Coastal Plain)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Mountain Silverbell
Weakley's Flora: (4/7/08) Halesia tetraptera var. monticola   FAMILY: Styracaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Halesia tetraptera var. monticola   FAMILY: Styracaceae
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Halesia carolina 152-01-001?   FAMILY: Styracaceae

 

Look for it in cove forests, moist ridges, mostly above 1000m in elevation

Common

Native to North Carolina

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Common Two-wing Silverbell
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Halesia diptera var. diptera   FAMILY: Styracaceae
INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Halesia diptera   FAMILY: Styracaceae
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Halesia diptera 152-01-002   FAMILY: Styracaceae

 

Look for it in bottomland forests, forested edges of brackish marshes

Uncommon in GA Coastal Plain, rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC

Native to South Carolina & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Little Silverbell
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Halesia carolina   FAMILY: Styracaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Halesia carolina   FAMILY: Styracaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Halesia parviflora 152-01-003   FAMILY: Styracaceae

 

Look for it in sandy alluvial forests

Uncommon in GA Coastal Plain, rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC

Native to South Carolina & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Bigleaf Snowbell, Large-leaved Storax
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Styrax grandifolius   FAMILY: Styracaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Styrax grandifolius   FAMILY: Styracaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Styrax grandifolia 152-02-001   FAMILY: Styracaceae

 

Look for it in upland forests, bluffs

Uncommon (rare in Mountains)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: American Storax, American Snowbell
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Styrax americanus +   FAMILY: Styracaceae
INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Styrax americanus   FAMILY: Styracaceae
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Styrax americana 152-02-002   FAMILY: Styracaceae

 

Look for it in moist to wet habitats

Uncommon or rare, depending on variety

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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