Vascular Plants of North Carolina
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Polygala verticillataWhorled MilkwortHarry LeGrandphone line clearing on mafic soil; Durham County; 28 June 2020
Helanthium tenellumDwarf-burheadEric UngbergSandhills Game Land, Richmond County; 25 June 2020
Helanthium tenellumDwarf-burheadEric UngbergSandhills Game Land, Richmond County; 25 June 2020
Platanthera laceraRagged Fringed OrchidJohn BowenNatural occurrence in his Weaverville yard, Buncombe County; 16 June 2020
Platanthera laceraRagged Fringed OrchidJohn BowenNatural occurrence in his Weaverville yard, Buncombe County; 16 June 2020
Magnolia macrophyllaBigleaf MagnoliaGreg SchneiderLANO
Asclepias purpurascensPurple MilkweedHarry LeGrandGranville County; Picture Creek Diabase Barrens; 2 June 2020.
Ilex chinensisPurple HollyNancy WilliamsonEdge of woods and field, Boyd Tract of Weymouth Woods SNP. May 2020.
Arisaema dracontiumGreen DragonGreg SchneiderLANO
Galium pedemontanumPiedmont BedstrawHarry LeGrandEcotone of a cropland and a wooded edge; near Lake Myra, Wake County; 12 May 2020
Polycarpon tetraphyllumFourleaf AllseedB. FinzelOregon Inlet Campground, June 2018.
Polycarpon tetraphyllumFourleaf AllseedB. FinzelOregon Inlet Campground, June 2018.
Brassica junceaChinese MustardBA SorrieElmer-Homer Road off Putnam Church Road, northern Moore Co.
Oxalis corniculataCreeping WoodsorrelB Sorrieweed in driveway, 3076 Niagara-Carthage Road, Whispering Pines.
Morus albaWhite MulberryBA SorrieEdge of woods near junction Niagara-Carthage Rd. and Hardee Lane, Whispering Pines.
Tradescantia hirsuticaulisHairy SpiderwortHarry LeGrandLake Crabtree Park, dry wooded edge; 14 April 2020
Corallorhiza wisterianaSpring CoralrootJim PetrankaSwannanoa area, Buncombe County; 13 April 2020
Verbesina virginicaWhite CrownbeardHerb AmyxE. Carroll Joyner Park, Wake Forest, Wake County, 11 September 2011
Verbesina virginicaWhite CrownbeardHerb AmyxE. Carroll Joyner Park, Wake Forest, Wake County, 11 September 2011
Sedum sarmentosumStringy StonecropHerb AmyxCedar Rock granitic flatrock (private), Franklin County; 23 May 2015
Vicia tetraspermaLentil VetchBA SorrieYard weed, 3076 Niagara-Carthage Road, Whispering Pines. May 2016.
Trifolium scabrumRough CloverBrian FinzelCHNS campground at Oregon Inlet, June 2018
Trifolium scabrumRough CloverBrian FinzelCHNS campground at Oregon Inlet, June 2018.
Sarracenia purpurea var. venosaSouthern Purple PitcherplantR. GlenneyWEWO 2020-04-07
Sarracenia purpurea var. venosaSouthern Purple PitcherplantR. GlenneyWEWO 2020-04-07
Corydalis flavulaYellow FumewortHarry LeGrandJohnston County; Neuse River Greenway about 300 yards SE of the Wake County line; 7 April 2020
Erythronium americanumYellow Trout-lilyHerb AmyxMedoc Mountain State Park; 18 March 2020
Erythronium americanumYellow Trout-lilyHerb AmyxMedoc Mountain State Park; 18 March 2020
Conopholis americanaSquawrootJ. MickeyBUMO 2013-05-01
Conopholis americanaSquawrootK. ToddCHRO 2013-04-12
Sabatia kennedyanaPlymouth Rose-gentianB. Sorrie
Anemone quinquefoliaWood AnemoneScott PohlmanCape Fear River Bluff, Cumberland County; 19 March 2020
Cystopteris protrusaLowland Bladder FernScott PohlmanAverasboro State Historic Site, Cumberland County; 19 March 2020
Dicentra cucullariaDutchman's BreechesScott PohlmanAverasboro State Historic Site; Cumberland Co.; 19 March 2020
Carex jamesiiJames's SedgeScott PohlmanAverasboro State Historic Site, Cumberland Co., 19 March 2020
Mahonia bealeiLeatherleaf MahoniaB.A. SorrieMoist woods with Nandina domestica, Whispering Pines.
Populus deltoidesEastern CottonwoodB.A. SorrieNorth side Deep River, east of Glendon Road.
Populus deltoidesEastern CottonwoodB.A. SorrieNorth side Deep River, east of Glendon Road.
Polygala polygamaRacemed MilkwortB. BeckSandhills Game Land, Richmond County, 2018.
Coleataenia stipitataStalked Panicgrass B.A. SorrieMarshy area along Rockfish Creek.
Chasmanthium latifoliumRiver OatsB.A. SorrieBank of Deep River.
Lythrum lanceolatumSouthern Winged LoosestrifeJimmy RandolphRoadside, Lee County, 2018.
Amaranthus pumilusSeabeach AmaranthRandy NewmanFOMA 2003-06-20
Galium triflorumFragrant BedstrawBA SorrieRich forest at south side Deep River, Spiderwort Slopes
Amaranthus hybridusSmooth PigweedBA Sorrieweedy roadside
Spiranthes praecoxGrassleaf Ladies'-tressesBA Sorrie
Platanthera flavaSouthern Rein OrchidBA Sorriewet roadside, Cool Springs Road
Carex jooriiCypress-swamp SedgeBA SorrieCarolina Beach SP, wet woods by marina parking lot.
Cenchrus purpurascensChinese FountaingrassWes Knappalong Rt. 276, heading toward Looking Glass Falls in Transylvania County
Convolvulus fraterniflorusTwin-flowered BindweedH. LeGrandConvolvulus fraterniflorus; Wake Co.; Fred Fletcher Park, Raleigh; edge of wet thicket; 21 August 2019
Viola lanceolata var. vittataStrapleaf VioletBA SorrieRacetrack Pond, E of NC 177; abundant 18 May 2018.
Luzula multiflora var. multifloraCommon WoodrushBA Sorrie
Silphium asteriscus var. dentatumStarry RosinweedBA SorriePiedmont of Moore, area of Iredell Soil E of Carbonton Road
Xanthium chinenseCommon Cocklebur BA Sorriesmall fallow field in Piedmont of NW Moore.
Rhus typhinaStaghorn SumacDavid Campbell29 January 2020. Photo by David Campbell. Mecklenburg County, near the Cabarrus County line.
Drosera filiformisThreadleaf SundewLane Garner2007-06-04
Cnidoscolus stimulosusSpurge-nettleJoe MickeyCarvers Creek State Park, 2019-05-08
Sporobolus pinetorumCarolina DropseedB. SorrieSandhills Game Land east of Hoffman.
Sporobolus pinetorumCarolina DropseedB. SorrieSandhills Game Land east of Hoffman.
Coreopsis gladiataCoastal-plain Tickseed B.A. SorrieSpecimen taken from Calloway Preserve, streamhead tributary of Mill Creek, 9 Sept. 2019.
Coreopsis gladiataCoastal-plain Tickseed Deb MaurerCalloway Preserve, streamhead tributary of Mill Creek, 9 Sept 2019.
Cenchrus purpurascensChinese FountaingrassWes KnappInflorescence
Krigia cespitosaOpposite-leaf Dwarf-dandelionBryan EnglandKrigia cespitosa; Wake County; park in north Raleigh; 2 May 2015
Nyssa aquaticaWater TupeloScott PohlmanNyssa aquatica. Walnut Creek floodplain, Wake County; 2 September 2019.
Aesculus sylvaticaPainted BuckeyeJustin MercerAesculus sylvatica; Bull Hill tract, Northampton Co.; 21 April 2017
Nemophila aphyllaSmall-flower Baby-blue-eyesHarry LeGrandNemophila aphylla; Wake County; William B. Umstead State Park; 24 March 2017
Mimulus ringensAllegheny Monkey-flowerAlicia JacksonFort Bragg, Cumberland County; 3 August 2019
Mimulus ringensAllegheny Monkey-flowerAlicia JacksonFort Bragg, Cumberland County; 3 August 2019
Scutellaria nervosaVeined SkullcapHarry LeGrandWake County; Neuse River floodplain near Thornton Road. 26 May 2019
Hexalectris spicataCrested CoralrootJoe Mickey2019-08-01. STMO. 16 plants found, all past bloom except for 1 flower.
Matelea obliquaClimbing MilkvineHarry LeGrandMadison County; Hot Springs area. 16 May 2015.
Scrophularia lanceolataLanceleaf FigwortHarry LeGrand18 June 2014
Galearis spectabilisShowy OrchisJoe MickeySOMO 2018-05-02
Galearis spectabilisShowy OrchisDick BarmoreNERI 2005-05-12
Corallorhiza wisterianaSpring CoralrootTerri Taylor2006-03-12
Corallorhiza wisterianaSpring CoralrootPaul Hart2010-04-16
Cleistesiopsis divaricataLarge Spreading PogoniaJoe ShimelCABE 2006-05-09
Aplectrum hyemalePuttyrootSigna WilliamsDISW 2006-12-26
Lilium philadelphicumWood LilyLuke ApplingYEMO 2017-07-07
Tephrosia virginianaGoat's-rueA LasleySOMO 2014-06-02
Tephrosia virginianaGoat's-rueK. BischofLAJA powerline
Rhododendron calendulaceumFlame AzaleaJoe ShimelMOJE 2010-05-13
Rhododendron calendulaceumFlame AzaleaK. SafleyELKN 2012-06-20
Cynanchum laeveHoneyvineHarry LeGrandMartin County, Roanoke River floodplain just N of Williamston
Helanthium tenellumDwarf-burheadBruce SorrieBig Cypress Meadow. 2019-06-26
Carex trichocarpaHairy-fruit SedgeWes Knapp6-06-2019. Fairview, southeast of Asheville, Low Elevation Seep (Floodplain Subtype).
Stenanthium gramineumEastern FeatherbellsScott Pohlmann
Eupatorium cordigerumClasping Roundleaf ThoroughwortBryan EnglandWilkerson Nature Preserve in north Raleigh
Eupatorium cordigerumClasping Roundleaf ThoroughwortBryan Englandleaf base and stems
Eupatorium cordigerumClasping Roundleaf ThoroughwortBryan Englandlead width
Eupatorium cordigerumClasping Roundleaf ThoroughwortBryan Englandflorets
Phacelia covilleiCoville's PhaceliaLeGrand_H18 April 2013. along the Tar River
Cirsium carolinianumCarolina ThistleHarry LeGrand
Sisyrinchium dichotomumWhite IrisetteA. BarnwellChimney Rock State Park
Triphora trianthophorosThree Birds OrchidRandy Newman2017-09-02
Ipomoea brasiliensisRailroad Vine Matt Windsor2002-08-02. Fort Macon State Park
Passiflora luteaYellow PassionflowerBetty Anderson2004-08-11. William B. Umstead State Park
Passiflora luteaYellow PassionflowerRandy Newman2003-06-25. Fort Macon State Park
Passiflora luteaYellow PassionflowerRandy Newman2003-06-25. Fort Macon State Park
Yucca gloriosaMound-lily YuccaJason Brown2018-08-08 at Jockey's Ridge State Park