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 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

 

Look for it in disturbed areas, the leaves (up to 30 m in length!) climbing into the canopy of trees in swamp forests and other wet habitats

Rare outside of Coastal Plain & north of SC

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

 

Look for it in dry-mesic to mesic forests and woodlands, bottomland and riparian forests, swamps, pond margins, bluffs, flatwoods, prairies, old fields, fencerows, pastures, roadsides.

Common

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

 

Look for it in dry to mesic forests and woodlands, bottomland and riparian forests, bluffs, hardwood flatwoods, pine flatwoods, prairies, old fields, fencerows, pastures, roadsides (of various habitats, including wetlands)

Common

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

 

Look for it in dry to mesic forests and woodlands, bottomland and riparian forests, bluffs, hardwood flatwoods, pine flatwoods, prairies, old fields, fencerows, pastures, roadsides; uncommon in wetlands

Common

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

 

Look for it in swamp forests, bogs, woodland seeps, often where submersed for at least part of the year

Common in Coastal Plain (rare in Piedmont)

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

 

Look for it in pocosins, swamp forests, wooded seeps and bogs, swamps, and other wetlands, often with groundwater influence

Common in Coastal Plain (rare Piedmont & Mtns), primarily endemic to Southeastern Coastal Plain

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Cinnamon Vine, Chinese Yam
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) 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

 

Look for it in thickets, disturbed areas, bottomland forests

Common in Mountains & Carolina Piedmont, 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

 

Look for it disturbed areas, particularly in rich, alluvial soils, where it has become a serious weed along major VA rivers

Common (rare in Carolinas & Georgia)

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

 

Look for it in moist to wet open habitats

Common in Mountains, uncommon elsewhere

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
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Clematis terniflora   FAMILY: Ranunculaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Clematis terniflora   FAMILY: Ranunculaceae
(?) Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Clematis dioscoreifolia 076-10-006   FAMILY: Ranunculaceae

 

Look for it in disturbed areas

Uncommon

Non-native: east Asia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Virgin's Bower
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) 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

 

Look for it in moist forests, thickets, & openings

Common (rare in Coastal Plain south of VA)

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

 

Look for it on roadbanks, in suburban woodlands, and floodplains, where it has escaped from cultivation

Rare now, likely to be a serious invasive in the Southeast over the next decade

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: (11/30/12) Cocculus carolinus   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

 

Look for it in moist to dry forests & thickets, especially where calcareous, also weedy in landscaping

Common (uncommon in NC Mountains)

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

 

Look for it in 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

 

Look for it in 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

 

Look for it in marshes, wet thickets, streambanks, bottomland forests

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Climbing Butterfly-pea, Spurred Butterfly-pea
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Centrosema virginianum   FAMILY: Fabaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Centrosema virginianum   FAMILY: Fabaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Centrosema virginianum 098-41-001   FAMILY: Fabaceae

 

Look for it in dry woodlands & 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

 

Look for it in dry woodlands & openings, roadsides

Common

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

 

Look for it on coastal dunes, beaches, dry sandy woodlands, disturbed areas

Common

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

 

Look for it on roadsides, in waste areas

Common

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

Common

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

 

Look for it 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, & particularly common in areas with fertile soils, such as bottomlands or over calcareous rocks or calcareous sands (as in maritime forests)

Common

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

 

Look for it in bottomlands or swamps, upland suburban woodlands. Sometimes climbing into the canopy

Rare

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

 

Look for it in swamp forests, bottomlands, maritime forests and thickets, rock outcrops, mesic forests

Common

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

 

Look for it in dry upland forests (especially sandy or rocky), other forests, swamps, dunes, roadsides, thickets

Common (uncommon in Mountains)

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

 

Look for it in forests and woodlands, wet, moist, and dry

Common (uncommon in GA Piedmont)

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

 

Look for it in forests and woodlands, primarily upland, but also in bottomlands

Common

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

 

Look for it in 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

 

Look for it in forests & woodlands, mostly upland

Common

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

 

Look for it in swamp forests, marshes, wet thickets, moist to wet maritime forests

Common in Coastal Plain (rare in Piedmont & Mountains)

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

 

Look for it on riverbanks, in thickets and disturbed areas

Rare

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

 

Look for it on roadsides, in fencerows, thickets, fields

Common

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

 

Look for it in woodlands, forests, thickets, maritime forests

Common

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

 

Look for it to be persistent, established, and spreading around old home sites, in suburban woodlands and waste areas

Uncommon

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

 

Look for it in a wide range of habitats, from swamp forests to dry uplands & thickets, also commonly planted as an oramental

Common (uncommon in Mountains)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Common Periwinkle
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

 

Look for it in disturbed areas, around old house sites and esp old cemeteries

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

 

Look for it in wet habitats, on herbaceous and esp on woody hosts

Common

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

 

Look for it on a very wide variety of herbaceous and woody plants

Common

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

 

Look for it in thickets, on roadsides, in fields, on streambanks, in 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

 

Look for it in fields, disturbed areas

Common

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

 

Look for it on riverbanks, in fields, roadsides, disturbed areas

Common

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

 

Look for it in disturbed areas

Common

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

 

Look for it in swamp forests, bottomlands, forests, woodlands; also often occurs in mesic or even dry forests, where it generally remains stunted (most individuals with only a few leaves) and does not flower or fruit

Common (rare in Mountains)

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

 

Look for it in bottomland forests, swamp forests, fencerows, old fields, forests, thickets, disturbed areas

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Japanese Honeysuckle
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) 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

 

Look for it - it's nearly ubiquitous, esp common in Piedmont & Coastal Plain and in mesic habitats

Common

Non-native: east Asia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Coral Honeysuckle, Woodbine, Trumpet Honeysuckle
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) 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

 

Look for it in dry forests & 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

 

Look for it in moist forests and thickets

Common

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__

 

Look for it in marshes, swamp forests, wet thickets, seepages

Common (rare in Mountains)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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