Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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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 (1968): Stewartia malacodendron 124-01-001


The numerous stamens are purple, and the 5 styles are united, per Trees of the Southeastern United States.


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 (1968): Stewartia ovata 124-01-002


The numerous stamens have yellow anthers and the 5 styles are separate, per Native Trees of the Southeast, An Identification Guide.


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 (1968): Gordonia lasianthus 124-02-001


Flowers about 3" across with a ringed mass of bright yellow stamens, per Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers.


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
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Franklinia alatamaha
SYNONYMOUS WITH Gordonia alatamaha

Extinct in its native range - known only in cultivation.


range map need picture of flower of Camellia japonica, Camellia
camera icon Common Name: Camellia
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Camellia japonica
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Camellia japonica


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


range map need picture of flower of Camellia sinensis, Tea
camera icon Common Name: Tea
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Camellia sinensis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Camellia sinensis
SYNONYMOUS WITH Thea sinensis

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