Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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Your search found 9 taxa.

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

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Japanese Climbing Fern
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Lygodium japonicum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lygodium japonicum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lygodium japonicum 008-01-002

 

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: Southern Lady Fern
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Athyrium asplenioides
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Athyrium filix-femina ssp. asplenioides
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Athyrium asplenioides 011-01-001

 

Look for it in moist forests

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Silvery Glade Fern, Silvery Spleenwort
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Deparia acrostichoides
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Deparia acrostichoides
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Athyrium thelypterioides 011-01-002

 

Look for it in moist forests, cove forests

Common in Mountains, uncommon in Piedmont, rare in Coastal Plain

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Autumn Fern, Japanese Red Shield Fern, Japanese Shield Fern
Weakley's Flora: (6/30/18) Dryopteris erythrosora

 

Look for it in suburban woodlands

Rare

Non-native: Japan, China & Korea

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Christmas Fern
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Polystichum acrostichoides
INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Polystichum acrostichoides var. acrostichoides
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Polystichum acrostichoides 011-05-001

 

Look for it in moist to dry forests & woodlands, esp slopes, ravines, and small stream bottomlands

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Mariana Maiden Fern, Swordfern, False Maiden Fern
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Macrothelypteris torresiana
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Macrothelypteris torresiana

 

Look for it in disturbed areas, and to be increasingly invasive in natural habitats (esp in the southern parts of our area)

Uncommon, but increasingly invasive in natural habitats

Non-native: Asian & African tropics

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Sensitive Fern, Bead Fern
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Onoclea sensibilis var. sensibilis
INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Onoclea sensibilis
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Onoclea sensibilis 011-07-001

 

Look for it in marshes, swamps, wet disturbed places

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Netted Chain-fern, Net-veined Chainfern
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Lorinseria areolata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Woodwardia areolata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Woodwardia areolata 012-01-002

 

Look for it in moist to wet, acid, organic soils, such as bogs, blackwater bottomands, pocosins

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Ebony Spleenwort
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Asplenium platyneuron
INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Asplenium platyneuron +
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Asplenium platyneuron 013-01-003

 

Look for it in moist to dry soils of forests, woodlands, old fields, also on outcrops, esp of calcareous rocks, & in masonry crevices, at low to moderate elevations

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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