Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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range map need picture of flower of Pinus taeda, Pinus taeda, Pinus taeda
camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Loblolly Pine, Old Field Pine
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Pinus taeda
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Pinus taeda
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Pinus taeda 016-01-004


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Virginia Pine, Scrub Pine, Jersey Pine
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Pinus virginiana
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Pinus virginiana
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Pinus virginiana 016-01-010


Pollen cones ellipsoid-cylindric, 10-20mm, red-brown or yellow, per Flora of North America.


range map need picture of flower of Tsuga canadensis, Tsuga canadensis, Tsuga canadensis
camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Eastern Hemlock, Canada Hemlock
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Tsuga canadensis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Tsuga canadensis
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Tsuga canadensis 016-03-001


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Eastern Red Cedar
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Juniperus virginiana var. virginiana
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Juniperus virginiana var. virginiana
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Juniperus virginiana 018-03-002


Pollen cones about 1/8" long, terminal, numerous, per Native Trees of the Southeast, An Identification Guide.


range map need picture of flower of Phyllostachys aurea, Phyllostachys aurea, Phyllostachys aurea
camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Golden Bamboo, Fishpole Bamboo
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Phyllostachys aurea
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Phyllostachys aurea
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Phyllostachys aurea 029-02-001
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950) Phyllostachys aurea

camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Black Willow
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Salix nigra
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Salix nigra
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Salix nigra 051-01-007


Catkins appear in early spring as leaves emerge, per Native Trees of the Southeast, An Identification Guide.


range map need picture of flower of Juglans nigra, Juglans nigra, Juglans nigra
camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Black Walnut
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Juglans nigra
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Juglans nigra
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Juglans nigra 053-01-001


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Pecan
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Carya illinoinensis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Carya illinoinensis
SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Carya illinoensis 053-02-002
GREATER THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Hicoria pecan

Staminate flowers in prominent cylindrical catkins, per Native Trees of the Southeast, An Identification Guide.


range map need picture of flower of Carya pallida, Carya pallida, Carya pallida
camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Sand Hickory, Pale Hickory
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Carya pallida
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Carya pallida
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Carya pallida 053-02-008
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Hicoria pallida

camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Mockernut Hickory, White Hickory
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Carya tomentosa
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Carya alba
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Carya tomentosa 053-02-009
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Hicoria alba
SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America Carya tomentosa

Staminate flowers in prominent cylindrical catkins, per Native Trees of the Southeast, An Identification Guide.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Tag Alder, Hazel Alder, Smooth Alder
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Alnus serrulata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Alnus serrulata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Alnus serrulata 054-01-002


Male catkins longer than female catkins, pendent, each one stalked, per Woody Plants of the Blue Ridge.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: River Birch, Red Birch
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Betula nigra
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Betula nigra
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Betula nigra 054-03-005


Staminate catkins elongate and drooping, pistillate cylindrical and upright, per Native Trees of the Southeast, An Identification Guide.


range map need picture of flower of Fagus grandifolia +, Fagus grandifolia, Fagus grandifolia
camera icon speaker icon Common Name: American Beech
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Fagus grandifolia +
LESS THAN PLANTS National Database: Fagus grandifolia
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Fagus grandifolia 055-01-001


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: White Oak
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Quercus alba
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Quercus alba
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Quercus alba 055-03-001


Male flowers in hanging catkins, female flowers inconspicuous, per Wildflowers & Plant Communities of the Southern Appalachian Mountains and Piedmont.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Post Oak
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Quercus stellata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Quercus stellata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Quercus stellata 055-03-002
SYNONYMOUS WITH Gray's Manual of Botany (Fernald, 1950) Quercus stellata var. stellata

Staminate flowers in pendulous catkins near base of current year's twig, per Native Trees of the Southeast, An Identification Guide.


range map need picture of flower of Quercus velutina, Quercus velutina, Quercus velutina
camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Black Oak
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Quercus velutina
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Quercus velutina
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Quercus velutina 055-03-020


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Southern Red Oak, Spanish Oak
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Quercus falcata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Quercus falcata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Quercus falcata var. falcata 055-03-022a
GREATER THAN Gray's Manual of Botany (Fernald, 1950) Quercus falcata var. triloba

Staminate flowers in clustered, drooping catkins, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Water Oak
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Quercus nigra
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Quercus nigra
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Quercus nigra 055-03-025


Staminate flowers in clustered drooping catkins, each flower with 3-12 stamens, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


range map need picture of flower of Ulmus americana var. americana, Ulmus americana, Ulmus americana
camera icon speaker icon Common Name: American Elm, White Elm
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ulmus americana var. americana
LESS THAN PLANTS National Database: Ulmus americana
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Ulmus americana 056-01-002
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Ulmus americana

camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Winged Elm
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ulmus alata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ulmus alata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Ulmus alata 056-01-003


Flowers, in pendulous racemes, appear before leaf emergence in Feb-March, per Native Trees of the Southeast, An Identification Guide.


camera icon Common Name: Small's Hackberry
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Celtis smallii
LESS THAN PLANTS National Database: Celtis laevigata
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Celtis laevigata 056-03-001?
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Celtis smallii
SYNONYMOUS WITH Celtis laevigata var. smallii

Pistillate flowers in the axils of emerging leaves toward tips of twigs, per Native Trees of the Southeast, An Identification Guide.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Paper Mulberry
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Broussonetia papyrifera
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Broussonetia papyrifera
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Broussonetia papyrifera 057-01-001
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Papyrius papyriferus

Male flowers in catkins similar to those of Morus, per Trees of the Southeastern United States.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: White Mulberry, Silkworm Mulberry, Russian Mulberry
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Morus alba
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Morus alba
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Morus alba 057-02-001


Flowers in stalked, axillary, pendulous catkins, per Manual of Woody Landscape Plants.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Red Mulberry
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Morus rubra
GREATER THAN PLANTS National Database: Morus rubra var. rubra
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Morus rubra 057-02-002


Staminate flowers loosely arranged in spikes, per Native Trees of the Southeast, An Identification Guide.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Tulip-tree, Yellow Poplar, Whitewood
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Liriodendron tulipifera var. tulipifera
LESS THAN PLANTS National Database: Liriodendron tulipifera
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Liriodendron tulipifera 080-01-001


The flower's many stamens and pistils are spirally arranged, per Native Trees of the Southeast, An Identification Guide.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Southern Magnolia, Bull Bay
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Magnolia grandiflora
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Magnolia grandiflora
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Magnolia grandiflora 080-02-002


Flowers 7-8" across on stout hairy stalks, very fragrant, per Native Trees of the Southeast, An Identification Guide.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Sassafras
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Sassafras albidum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sassafras albidum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Sassafras albidum 084-02-001


Perianth segments 6, each 3-5mm long, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Sweetgum
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Liquidambar styraciflua
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Liquidambar styraciflua
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Liquidambar styraciflua 095-01-001


Sweetgum trees don't begin to flower until at least 20 years old, per Teaching the Trees by Joan Maloof.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: American Witch-hazel, Northern Witch-hazel
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Hamamelis virginiana var. virginiana
LESS THAN PLANTS National Database: Hamamelis virginiana
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Hamamelis virginiana 095-02-001


Four yellow, thread-like, twisted petals about 1" long, per Native Trees of the Southeast, An Identification Guide.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Sycamore, Planetree
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Platanus occidentalis var. occidentalis
LESS THAN PLANTS National Database: Platanus occidentalis
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Platanus occidentalis 096-01-001


Pistillate heads rusty to dark red, staminate heads yellowish-green, per Native Trees of the Southeast, An Identification Guide.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Bradford Pear, Callery Pear
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Pyrus calleryana
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Pyrus calleryana


Large clusters of brilliantly white flowers with maroon-tipped anthers, per A Field Guide for the Identification of Invasive Plants in Southern Forests.


camera icon Common Name: Taiwanese Redtip
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Photinia serratifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Photinia serratifolia


Each flower 1/3" wide, with an odor quite offensive , per Manual of Woody Landscape Plants.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Downy Serviceberry, Sarvisberry
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Amelanchier arborea
GREATER THAN PLANTS National Database: Amelanchier arborea var. arborea
GREATER THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Amelanchier arborea var. arborea 097-21-001a
GREATER THAN Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999) Amelanchier arborea var. alabamensis
GREATER THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Amelanchier alabamensis

Flowers appear before the leaves, borne in showy racemes near twig ends, per Native Trees of the Southeast, An Identification Guide.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Peach
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Prunus persica
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Prunus persica
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Prunus persica 097-22-001


Flowers develop from 1-2 buds at the side of axillary vegetative buds, per Trees of the Southeastern United States.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Black Cherry
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Prunus serotina var. serotina
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Prunus serotina var. serotina
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Prunus serotina var. serotina 097-22-011a


Flowers white, borne in racemes 3-6" long, per Native Trees of the Southeast, An Identification Guide.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Mimosa, Silktree
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Albizia julibrissin
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Albizia julibrissin
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Albizia julibrissin 098-01-001
SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Albizzia julibrissin

Pompom-like flowers are bright pink with white bases, per Nonnative Invasive Plants of Southern Forests.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Eastern Redbud, Judas Tree
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Cercis canadensis var. canadensis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Cercis canadensis var. canadensis
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Cercis canadensis 098-04-001


Flowers are borne on old wood, and appear in spring before the leaves, per Guide to the Wildflowers of SC.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Honey Locust
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Gleditsia triacanthos
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Gleditsia triacanthos
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Gleditsia triacanthos 098-06-001


Flowers greenish-yellow, 1/4" long, clustered in compact racemes, per Native Trees of the Southeast, An Identification Guide.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Kentucky Yellowwood, Gopherwood
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Cladrastis kentukea
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Cladrastis kentukea
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Cladrastis lutea 098-08-001


A drooping 4-12" inflorescence of showy, fragrant flowers, per Native Trees of the Southeast, An Identification Guide.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Black Locust
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Robinia pseudoacacia
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Robinia pseudoacacia
SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Robinia pseudo-acacia 098-32-001


Fragrant white flowers appear after leaves & dangle in racemes 4-6" long, per Native Trees of the Southeast, An Identification Guide.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Ailanthus, Tree-of-heaven
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ailanthus altissima
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ailanthus altissima
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Ailanthus altissima 104-01-001


Petals densely pubescent near the base. (Staminate flowers have 10 stamens.), per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Chinaberry, Pride-of-India
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Melia azedarach
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Melia azedarach
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Melia azedarach 105-01-001


Flowers 3/4", fragrant, in clusters from nodes or leaf axils on new growth, per Invasive Plants, Guide to Identification, Impacts and Control.


camera icon Common Name: Winged Sumac, Shining Sumac, Dwarf Sumac
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Rhus copallinum +
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Rhus copallinum +
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Rhus copallina 110-01-007


Dense showy panicle, to 12" tall, of very small yellowish flowers, per Wildflowers of Tennessee.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Smooth Sumac, Common Sumac
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Rhus glabra
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Rhus glabra
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Rhus glabra 110-01-008


Flowers similar to Winged Sumac except the panicles are usually larger, per Native Trees of the Southeast, An Identification Guide.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: American Holly, Christmas Holly
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ilex opaca var. opaca
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ilex opaca var. opaca
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Ilex opaca 112-01-001


Female flowers have ovaries and sterile stamens.


camera icon Common Name: Chinese Holly, Burford Holly
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ilex cornuta
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ilex cornuta


Flowers in axillary clusters on branches of the previous year, per Weakley's Flora.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Eastern Box Elder, Ash-leaved Maple
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Acer negundo var. negundo
GREATER THAN PLANTS National Database: Acer negundo var. negundo
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Acer negundo 115-01-001


Pistillate flowers in long-stalked pendulous racemes, per Native Trees of the Southeast, An Identification Guide.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Eastern Red Maple
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Acer rubrum var. rubrum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Acer rubrum var. rubrum
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Acer rubrum 115-01-004


Perianth usually red, 1-3mm long. Anthers 1.5-2mm long, filaments erect, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


range map need picture of flower of Acer saccharinum, Acer saccharinum, Acer saccharinum
camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Silver Maple, Soft Maple
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Acer saccharinum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Acer saccharinum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Acer saccharinum 115-01-005


range map need picture of flower of Acer saccharum, Acer saccharum var. saccharum, Acer saccharum ssp. saccharum
camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Sugar Maple, Hard Maple, Sugar Tree
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Acer saccharum
GREATER THAN PLANTS National Database: Acer saccharum var. saccharum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Acer saccharum ssp. saccharum 115-01-006a


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Blackgum, Black Tupelo, Sour Gum
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Nyssa sylvatica
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Nyssa sylvatica
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Nyssa sylvatica var. sylvatica 141-01-001a


Staminate flowers borne in clusters at the ends of stalks, per Native Trees of the Southeast, An Identification Guide.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Flowering Dogwood
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Cornus florida
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Cornus florida
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Cornus florida 142-01-001
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Cynoxylon floridum
SYNONYMOUS WITH New England Wildflower Society’s Flora Novae Angliae (Haines, 2011) Benthamidia florida

Most laymen erroneously think that the showy white bracts are petals, per Great Smoky Mountains Wildflowers.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Southern Swamp Dogwood
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Cornus stricta
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Cornus foemina
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Cornus stricta 142-01-005
SYNONYMOUS WITH Swida stricta
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Svida stricta

Flowers borne in a flat 1-2.5" cluster, per Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Sourwood, Sorrel-tree
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Oxydendrum arboreum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Oxydendrum arboreum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Oxydendrum arboreum 145-13-001


Prized Sourwood honey is derived from these small urn-shaped flowers, per Wild Flowers of NC, 1st edition.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: American Persimmon, Common Persimmon, Simmon
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Diospyros virginiana
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Diospyros virginiana
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Diospyros virginiana 150-01-001


Flowers inconspicuous, axillary, urceolate, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon Common Name: Common Silverbell
Weakley's Flora: (4/7/08) Halesia tetraptera var. tetraptera
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Halesia tetraptera var. tetraptera
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Halesia carolina 152-01-001
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Halesia carolina

Anthers just within the mouth of corolla tube, style slightly exserted, per Weakley's Flora.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: White Ash, American Ash
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Fraxinus americana
LESS THAN PLANTS National Database: Fraxinus americana
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Fraxinus americana var. americana 153-01-002a
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Fraxinus americana

Many trees have only male flowers and never produce fruits, per Trees of the Southeastern United States.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Green Ash, Red Ash
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Fraxinus pennsylvanica
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Fraxinus pennsylvanica
GREATER THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Fraxinus pennsylvanica + 153-01-004


Flowers [male pictured] individually inconspicuous but in prominent clusters, per Trees of the Southeastern United States.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Japanese Privet
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ligustrum japonicum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ligustrum japonicum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Ligustrum japonicum 153-05-002


Loosely branching conical clusters of flowers, per Nonnative Invasive Plants of Southern Forests.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Chinese Privet
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ligustrum sinense
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ligustrum sinense
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Ligustrum sinense 153-05-004


Stamens extend from the four-lobed corolla, per Nonnative Invasive Plants of Southern Forests.


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