OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

Your search found 48 taxa.

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Japanese Climbing Fern

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Lygodium japonicum   FAMILY: Lygodiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lygodium japonicum   FAMILY: Lygodiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lygodium japonicum 008-01-002   FAMILY: Schizaeaceae

 

Habitat: Disturbed areas

Non-native: east Asia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Common Greenbrier, Common Catbrier, Bullbrier, Horsebrier

Weakley's Flora: (6/30/18) Smilax rotundifolia   FAMILY: Smilacaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Smilax rotundifolia   FAMILY: Smilacaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Smilax rotundifolia 041-02-004   FAMILY: Liliaceae

 

Habitat: Dry-mesic to mesic forests and woodlands, bottomland and riparian forests, swamps, pond margins, bluffs, flatwoods, prairies, old fields, fencerows, pastures, roadsides

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Stretchberry, Fringed Greenbrier, Catbrier, Tramp's Trouble

Weakley's Flora: (6/30/18) Smilax bona-nox var. bona-nox   FAMILY: Smilacaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Smilax bona-nox   FAMILY: Smilacaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Smilax bona-nox 041-02-005   FAMILY: Liliaceae

 

Habitat: Dry to mesic forests and woodlands, bottomland and riparian forests, bluffs, hardwood flatwoods, pine flatwoods, prairies, old fields, fencerows, pastures, roadsides

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Whiteleaf Greenbrier, Wild Sarsaparilla, Sawbrier

Weakley's Flora: (6/30/18) Smilax glauca   FAMILY: Smilacaceae

(?) PLANTS National Database: Smilax glauca   FAMILY: Smilacaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Smilax glauca 041-02-007   FAMILY: Liliaceae

 

Habitat: Dry to mesic forests and woodlands, bottomland and riparian forests, bluffs, hardwood flatwoods, pine flatwoods, prairies, old fields, fencerows, pastures, roadsides; uncommon in wetlands

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Coral Greenbrier, Red-berried Swamp Smilax

Weakley's Flora: (6/30/18) Smilax walteri   FAMILY: Smilacaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Smilax walteri   FAMILY: Smilacaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Smilax walteri 041-02-008   FAMILY: Liliaceae

 

Habitat: Swamp forests, bogs, wooded seeps, often where submersed for at least part of the year

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Bamboo-vine, Blaspheme-vine, Wild Bamboo, Laurel-leaf Greenbriar

Weakley's Flora: (6/30/18) Smilax laurifolia   FAMILY: Smilacaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Smilax laurifolia   FAMILY: Smilacaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Smilax laurifolia 041-02-010   FAMILY: Liliaceae

 

Habitat: Pocosins, swamp forests, wooded seeps and bogs, swamps, and other wetlands, often with groundwater influence

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Cinnamon Vine, Chinese Yam

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Dioscorea polystachya   FAMILY: Dioscoreaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (MISAPPLIED) PLANTS National Database: Dioscorea oppositifolia   FAMILY: Dioscoreaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Dioscorea batatas 043-01-001   FAMILY: Dioscoreaceae

 

Habitat: Thickets, disturbed areas, bottomland forests

Common in Mountains & Carolina Piedmont, rare in GA Coastal Plain, uncommon elsewhere in GA-NC-SC

Non-native: China

 


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camera icon Common Name: Japanese Hops

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Humulus japonicus   FAMILY: Cannabaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Humulus japonicus   FAMILY: Cannabaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Humulus japonicus 058-01-002   FAMILY: Cannabaceae

 

Habitat: Disturbed areas, particularly in rich, alluvial soils, where it has become a serious weed along major NC and VA rivers

Non-native: Japan, Taiwan, & China

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Common Climbing Buckwheat

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Fallopia scandens   FAMILY: Polygonaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Polygonum scandens var. scandens   FAMILY: Polygonaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Polygonum scandens var. scandens 063-04-022a   FAMILY: Polygonaceae

 

Habitat: Moist to wet open habitats

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Sweet Autumn Clematis, Yam-leaved Clematis, Sweet Autumn Virgin's Bower, Japanese Virgin's-bower

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Clematis terniflora   FAMILY: Ranunculaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Clematis terniflora   FAMILY: Ranunculaceae

INCLUDING & INCLUDED WITHIN (MISAPPLIED) Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Clematis dioscoreifolia 076-10-006   FAMILY: Ranunculaceae

 

Habitat: Disturbed areas

Common in NC Piedmont, rare in GA Mtns, uncommon elsewhere in GA-NC-SC

Non-native: east Asia (Japan, China, Korea)

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Virgin's Bower

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Clematis virginiana   FAMILY: Ranunculaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Clematis virginiana   FAMILY: Ranunculaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Clematis virginiana 076-10-007   FAMILY: Ranunculaceae

 

Habitat: In a wide variety of moist forests, thickets, and openings

Common (rare in Coastal Plain)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Five-leaf Akebia, Chocolate-vine

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Akebia quinata   FAMILY: Lardizabalaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Akebia quinata   FAMILY: Lardizabalaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Akebia quinata 078-01-001   FAMILY: Lardizabalaceae

 

Habitat: Escaped from cultivation to roadbanks, suburban woodlands, and floodplains

Non-native: Japan, China & Korea

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Carolina Moonseed, Coralbeads, Carolina Snailseed, Red Moonseed

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Nephroia carolina   FAMILY: Menispermaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Cocculus carolinus   FAMILY: Menispermaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Cocculus carolinus 079-01-001   FAMILY: Menispermaceae

 

Habitat: Moist to dry forests and thickets, especially where calcareous, also weedy in landscaped areas

Common (uncommon in NC)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Climbing Hydrangea, Woodvamp, Decumaria

Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Hydrangea barbara   FAMILY: Hydrangeaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Decumaria barbara   FAMILY: Hydrangeaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Decumaria barbara 094-03-001   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae

 

Habitat: Swamp forests and bottomlands, moist forests in the mountains

Common (rare in Mountains) (an endemic)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Chinese Wisteria

Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Wisteria sinensis   FAMILY: Fabaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Wisteria sinensis   FAMILY: Fabaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Wisteria sinensis 098-31-002   FAMILY: Fabaceae

 

Habitat: Commonly cultivated, escaped to a wide diversity of urban, suburban, and rural forests and woodlands

Commonly cultivated and escaped (rare in Piedmont)

Non-native: China

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: American Groundnut

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Apios americana   FAMILY: Fabaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Apios americana   FAMILY: Fabaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Apios americana 098-39-001   FAMILY: Fabaceae

 

Habitat: Marshes (tidal and non-tidal), wet thickets, streambanks, bottomland forests

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Climbing Butterfly-pea, Spurred Butterfly-pea

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Centrosema virginianum var. virginianum   FAMILY: Fabaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Centrosema virginianum   FAMILY: Fabaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Centrosema virginianum 098-41-001   FAMILY: Fabaceae

 

Habitat: Dry woodlands and openings

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Butterfly-pea

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Clitoria mariana var. mariana   FAMILY: Fabaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Clitoria mariana   FAMILY: Fabaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Clitoria mariana 098-42-001   FAMILY: Fabaceae

 

Habitat: Dry woodlands and openings, roadsides

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Annual Sand Bean, Beach Pea, Trailing Wild Bean, Trailing Fuzzy-Bean

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Strophostyles helvola   FAMILY: Fabaceae

(?) PLANTS National Database: Strophostyles helvola   FAMILY: Fabaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Strophostyles helvola 098-46-001   FAMILY: Fabaceae

 

Habitat: Coastal dunes, beaches, dry sandy woodlands, disturbed areas

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Kudzu, Foot-a-Day

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Pueraria montana var. lobata   FAMILY: Fabaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Pueraria montana var. lobata   FAMILY: Fabaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Pueraria lobata 098-48-001   FAMILY: Fabaceae

 

Habitat: Roadsides, waste areas

Non-native: east Asia

 


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camera icon Common Name: American Hog-peanut

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Amphicarpaea bracteata +   FAMILY: Fabaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Amphicarpaea bracteata +   FAMILY: Fabaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN & ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Amphicarpa bracteata 098-49-001   FAMILY: Fabaceae

 

Look for it in dry to moist forests, thickets

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Eastern Poison Ivy

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Toxicodendron radicans var. radicans   FAMILY: Anacardiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Toxicodendron radicans ssp. radicans   FAMILY: Anacardiaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Rhus radicans 110-01-002   FAMILY: Anacardiaceae

 

Habitat: In a wide range of habitats, including mesic forests, rock outcrops, swamp forests, brackish marshes, open areas, disturbed ground, usually in more mesic to hydric sites than T. pubescens, and particularly common in areas with fertile soils, such as bottomlands or over calcareous rocks or calcareous sands (as in maritime forests)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Wintercreeper, Climbing Euonymus, Chinese Spindle-tree

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Euonymus fortunei   FAMILY: Celastraceae

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Euonymus fortunei var. radicans   FAMILY: Celastraceae

 

Habitat: Bottomlands, swamps, upland suburban woodlands

Non-native: China

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Virginia Creeper

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Parthenocissus quinquefolia   FAMILY: Vitaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Parthenocissus quinquefolia   FAMILY: Vitaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Parthenocissus quinquefolia 120-01-001   FAMILY: Vitaceae

 

Habitat: Swamp forests, bottomlands, maritime forests and thickets, rock outcrops, mesic forests

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Muscadine, Scuppernong

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Muscadinia rotundifolia var. rotundifolia   FAMILY: Vitaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Vitis rotundifolia var. rotundifolia   FAMILY: Vitaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Vitis rotundifolia 120-02-001   FAMILY: Vitaceae

 

Habitat: Dry upland forests (especially sandy or rocky), other forests, swamps, dunes, roadsides, thickets

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Fox Grape

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Vitis labrusca   FAMILY: Vitaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Vitis labrusca   FAMILY: Vitaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Vitis labrusca 120-02-002   FAMILY: Vitaceae

 

Habitat: Forests and woodlands, mainly in wet to moist situations

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Frost Grape, Winter Grape, Chicken Grape

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Vitis vulpina   FAMILY: Vitaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Vitis vulpina   FAMILY: Vitaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Vitis vulpina 120-02-003   FAMILY: Vitaceae

 

Habitat: Forests and woodlands, primarily upland, but also in bottomlands

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Possum Grape

Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Vitis baileyana   FAMILY: Vitaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Vitis cinerea var. baileyana   FAMILY: Vitaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Vitis baileyana 120-02-004   FAMILY: Vitaceae

 

Habitat: Forests and woodlands, mostly bottomlands

Common (rare in Coastal Plain, uncommon in GA Piedmont)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Summer Grape

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Vitis aestivalis var. aestivalis   FAMILY: Vitaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Vitis aestivalis var. aestivalis   FAMILY: Vitaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Vitis aestivalis var. aestivalis 120-02-005a   FAMILY: Vitaceae

 

Habitat: Forests and woodlands, mostly upland

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Peppervine

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Nekemias arborea   FAMILY: Vitaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ampelopsis arborea   FAMILY: Vitaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ampelopsis arborea 120-03-001   FAMILY: Vitaceae

 

Habitat: Swamp forests, marshes, wet thickets, moist to wet maritime forests

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Porcelain-berry, Amur Peppervine

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Ampelopsis glandulosa   FAMILY: Vitaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Ampelopsis brevipedunculata   FAMILY: Vitaceae

INCLUDING Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ampelopsis brevipedunculata 120-03-002   FAMILY: Vitaceae

 

Habitat: Riverbanks, thickets and disturbed areas

Non-native: northeast Asia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Passionflower, Maypop

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Passiflora incarnata   FAMILY: Passifloraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Passiflora incarnata   FAMILY: Passifloraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Passiflora incarnata 131-01-001   FAMILY: Passifloraceae

 

Habitat: Roadsides, fencerows, thickets, fields

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Yellow Passionflower

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Passiflora lutea   FAMILY: Passifloraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Passiflora lutea   FAMILY: Passifloraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Passiflora lutea 131-01-003   FAMILY: Passifloraceae

 

Habitat: Woodlands, forests, thickets, maritime forests

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: English Ivy, Common Ivy

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Hedera helix var. helix   FAMILY: Araliaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Hedera helix   FAMILY: Araliaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Hedera helix 139-01-001   FAMILY: Araliaceae

 

Habitat: Persistent, established, and spreading around old home sites, in suburban woodlands and waste areas

Non-native: Europe

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Carolina Jessamine, Yellow Jessamine

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Gelsemium sempervirens   FAMILY: Gelsemiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Gelsemium sempervirens   FAMILY: Loganiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Gelsemium sempervirens 154-01-001   FAMILY: Loganiaceae

 

Habitat: In a wide range of habitats, from swamp forests to dry uplands and thickets, also commonly planted as an ornamental

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Common Periwinkle, Myrtle Vinca

Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Vinca minor   FAMILY: Apocynaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Vinca minor   FAMILY: Apocynaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Vinca minor 156-04-001   FAMILY: Apocynaceae

 

Habitat: Disturbed areas, around old house sites and especially old cemeteries, persistent and spreading from cultivation

Common (persistent and spreading from cultivation)

Non-native: Europe

 


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camera icon Common Name: Compact Dodder

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Cuscuta compacta   FAMILY: Convolvulaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Cuscuta compacta var. compacta   FAMILY: Cuscutaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Cuscuta compacta 158-01-002   FAMILY: Convolvulaceae

 

Habitat: Bottomland forests, stream banks, marshes, swamps, pine savannas, calcareous seeps and streambanks, wet fields, other wet habitats, on herbaceous and especially on woody hosts

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Common Dodder

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Cuscuta gronovii   FAMILY: Convolvulaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Cuscuta gronovii var. gronovii   FAMILY: Cuscutaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Cuscuta gronovii 158-01-008   FAMILY: Convolvulaceae

 

Habitat: Stream banks, bottomland forests, bogs, marshes, swamps, wet fields, wet disturbed areas, on a very wide variety of herbaceous and woody plants

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Twin-flowered Bindweed, Twoflower Bindweed, Shortstalk False Bindweed

Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Convolvulus fraterniflorus   FAMILY: Convolvulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Calystegia silvatica ssp. fraterniflora   FAMILY: Convolvulaceae

 

Habitat: Thickets, roadsides, fields, streambanks, disturbed areas

Rare

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Common Morning Glory

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ipomoea purpurea   FAMILY: Convolvulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ipomoea purpurea   FAMILY: Convolvulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ipomoea purpurea 158-07-003   FAMILY: Convolvulaceae

 

Habitat: Fields, disturbed areas

Non-native: Tropical America

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Small White Morning Glory, Small-flowered Morning Glory, Whitestar

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ipomoea lacunosa   FAMILY: Convolvulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ipomoea lacunosa   FAMILY: Convolvulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ipomoea lacunosa 158-07-008   FAMILY: Convolvulaceae

 

Habitat: Riverbanks, marshes, swamps, fields, roadsides, disturbed areas

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Manroot, Wild Potato Vine, Man-of-the-earth, Wild Sweet Potato

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ipomoea pandurata   FAMILY: Convolvulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ipomoea pandurata   FAMILY: Convolvulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ipomoea pandurata 158-07-011   FAMILY: Convolvulaceae

 

Habitat: Longleaf pine sandhills, dry forests and woodlands, prairies, disturbed areas

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Crossvine

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Bignonia capreolata   FAMILY: Bignoniaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Bignonia capreolata   FAMILY: Bignoniaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Anisostichus capreolata 167-01-001   FAMILY: Bignoniaceae

 

Habitat: Swamp forests, bottomlands, forests, woodlands

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Trumpetcreeper, Trumpet Vine, Cow-Itch Vine

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Campsis radicans   FAMILY: Bignoniaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Campsis radicans   FAMILY: Bignoniaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Campsis radicans 167-02-001   FAMILY: Bignoniaceae

 

Habitat: Bottomland forests, swamp forests, fencerows, old fields, forests, thickets, disturbed areas

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Japanese Honeysuckle

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Lonicera japonica   FAMILY: Caprifoliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lonicera japonica   FAMILY: Caprifoliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lonicera japonica 174-02-004   FAMILY: Caprifoliaceae

 

Habitat: Nearly ubiquitous, especially common in the Piedmont and Coastal Plain and in mesic habitats

Common

Non-native: east Asia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Coral Honeysuckle, Trumpet Honeysuckle, Scarlet Honeysuckle, Woodbine

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Lonicera sempervirens   FAMILY: Caprifoliaceae

(?) PLANTS National Database: Lonicera sempervirens   FAMILY: Caprifoliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lonicera sempervirens 174-02-005   FAMILY: Caprifoliaceae

 

Habitat: Dry forests and woodlands, maritime forests

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Bur Cucumber, Star Cucumber, Nimble-Kate

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Sicyos angulatus   FAMILY: Cucurbitaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sicyos angulatus   FAMILY: Cucurbitaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Sicyos angulatus 177-07-001   FAMILY: Cucurbitaceae

 

Habitat: Moist forests and thickets

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Climbing Hempweed

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Mikania scandens   FAMILY: Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Mikania scandens   FAMILY: Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Mikania scandens 179-35-001   FAMILY: Asteraceae__

 

Habitat: Marshes, swamp forests, wet thickets, streambanks, seepages

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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