Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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Your search found 7 taxa.

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

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Silky Camellia, Virginia Stewartia, Stewartia
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Stewartia malacodendron
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Stewartia malacodendron
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Stewartia malacodendron 124-01-001

 

Look for it in mesic forests, esp on beech-dominated bluffs or "islands" in Coastal Plain swamps

Uncommon (rare in Piedmont & Mountains)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Mountain Camellia, Mountain Stewartia
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Stewartia ovata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Stewartia ovata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Stewartia ovata 124-01-002

 

Look for it in mesic forests, esp acidic bluffs, often in openings in rhododendron thickets ("hells")

Rare, an endemic, primarily Appalachian

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Loblolly Bay, Gordonia
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Gordonia lasianthus
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Gordonia lasianthus
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Gordonia lasianthus 124-02-001

 

Look for it in pocosins, bayheads, acidic, organic-rich swamp forests, wet pine savannas, bay forests

Common, endemic to the Southeastern Coastal Plain

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Franklinia, Franklin Tree, Lost Gordonia
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Franklinia alatamaha
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Franklinia alatamaha

 

Look for it - its habitat is speculated to be dry sandy ridges, near the mouth of the Altamaha River

Rare (an endemic) (believed to be extinct in the wild)

Native to Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Camellia
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Camellia japonica
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Camellia japonica

 

Look for it . It is frequently cultivated, sometimes persistent around old home sites, at least weakly spreading near cultivated plants

Waif(s)

Non-native: China/Japan

 


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camera icon Common Name: Sasanqua, Sasanqua Camellia
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Camellia sasanqua
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Camellia sasanqua

 

Waif(s)

Non-native: Asia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Tea
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Camellia sinensis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Camellia sinensis

 

Look for it . It is cultivated in plantations and as a horticultural novelty, rarely escaped

Waif(s)

Non-native: China

 


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