Flowering Plants

 

Order Family Scientific Name Common Name
Alismatales Alismataceae Alisma subcordatum American water plantain

Sagittaria graminea var. graminea Grassy Arrowhead

Sagittaria latifolia Broadleaf Arrowhead
Hydrocharitales Hydrocharitaceae Egeria densa Brazilian Waterweed

Hydrilla verticillata Waterthyme
Najadales Najadaceae Najas minor Brittle Waternymph
Najadales Potamogetonaceae Potamogeton bicupulatus Snailseed Pondweed

Potamogeton diversifolius Waterthread Pondweed

Potamogeton pulcher Spotted Pondweed
Arales Lemnaceae Lemna perpusilla Minute Duckweed

Spirodela punctata Dotted Duckmeat
Arecales Araceae Arisaema dracontium Green Dragon

Arisaema triphyllum Jack in the Pulpit

Peltandra virginica Green Arrow Arum

Sabal minor Dwarf Palmetto
Arecales Asteraceae Symphyotrichum georgianum Georgia Aster

Echinacea laevigata Smooth Coneflower
Lamiales Lamiaceae Clinopodium georgianum Georgia Calamint
Lamiales Verbenaceae Verbena canadensis Rose Mock Vervain
Scrophulariales Scrophulariaceae Amphianthus pusillus Pool Sprite, Snorkelwort
Caryophyllales Caryophyllaceae Stellaria pubera Star Chickweed
Commelinales Commelinaceae Callisia rosea Piedmont Roseling

Commelina communis Asiatic Dayflower

Commelina diffusa Climbing Dayflower

Commelina erecta Whitemouth Dayflower

Commelina virginica Virginia Dayflower

Murdannia keisak Wartremoving Herb

Murdannia nudiflora Nakedstem Dewflower

Tradescantia hirsuticaulis Hairystem Spiderwort

Tradescantia ohiensis Bluejacket

Tradescantia subaspera Zigzag Spiderwort

Tradescantia virginiana Virginia Spiderwort
Eriocaulales Eriocaulaceae Eriocaulon koernickianum Gulf Pipewort / Dwarf Hatpins
Typhales Typhaceae Sparganium americanum American Bur-Reed

Typha latifolia Broadleaf Cattail
Capparales Brassicaceae Draba aprica Sun-loving Draba
Ericales Ericaceae Agarista populifolia Florida Leucothoe

Kalmia latifolia Mountain Laurel

Leucothoe fontanesiana Drooping Leucothoe
Ericales Monotropaceae Monotropsis odorata Sweet Pinesap
Ericales Primulaceae Lysimachia fraseri Fraser's Loosestrife
Ericales Pyrolaceae Chimaphila umbellata Umbellate Wintergreen, Pipsissewa
Violales Violaceae Viola pedata Birdsfoot Violet
Liliales Agavaceae Camassia scilloides Atlantic camas

Manfreda virginica False Aloe

Yucca filamentosa Adam's Needle / Spoonleaf Yucca
Liliales Dioscoreaceae Dioscorea oppositifolia Chinese Yam

Dioscorea villosa Wild Yam
Liliales Iridaceae Belamcanda chinensis Blackberry Lily

Gladiolus papilio Goldblotch Gladiolus

Iris cristata Dwarf Crested Iris

Iris verna Dwarf Violet Iris

Sisyrinchium albidum White Blue-eyed Grass

Sisyrinchium angustifolium Narrowleaf Blue-eyed Grass

Sisyrinchium atlanticum Eastern Blue-eyed Grass

Sisyrinchium mucronatum Needletip Blue-eyed Grass

Sisyrinchium nashii Nash's Blue-eyed Grass
Liliales Liliaceae Aletris farinosa White Colicroot

Allium canadense Meadow Garlic

Allium cernuum Nodding Onion

Allium cuthbertii Striped Garlic

Allium vineale Wild Garlic

Amianthium muscitoxicum Fly Poison

Asparagus officinalis Garden Asparagus

Chamaelirium luteum Fairywand

Dichelostemma congestum Ookow

Erythronium americanum Dogtooth Violet / Trout Lily

Erythronium umbilicatum ssp. umbilicatum Dimpled Troutlily

Hemerocallis fulva Orange Daylily

Hymenocallis caroliniana Shoals Spider-lily / Carolina spiderlily

Hypoxis hirsuta Common Goldstar / Yellow Star Grass

Lilium canadense Canada Lily

Lilium michauxii Carolina Lily

Maianthemum racemosum Feathery False Lily of the Valley

Medeola virginiana Indian Cucumber

Melanthium latifolium Slender Bunchflower

Muscari comosum Tassel Grape Hyacinth

Muscari neglectum Starch Grape Hyacinth

Narcissus poeticus Poet's Narcissus

Ornithogalum umbellatum Star of Bethlehem

Polygonatum biflorum Smooth Solomon's Seal

Schoenolirion croceum Yellow Sunnybell

Stenanthium gramineum Eastern Featherbells

Trillium catesbaei Bashful Wakerobin

Trillium cuneatum Little Sweet Betsy

Trillium discolor Mottled Wakerobin

Trillium erectum Red Trillium

Trillium luteum Yellow Wakerobin

Trillium persistens Persistent Wakerobin / Persistent Trillium

Trillium rugelii Illscented Wakerobin

Trillium simile Jeweled Wakerobin

Trillium vaseyi Sweet Wakerobin

Uvularia perfoliata Perfoliate Bellwort

Uvularia puberula Mountain Bellwort

Uvularia sessilifolia Sessileleaf Bellwort

Veratrum woodii Ozark Bunchflower

Zephyranthes atamasca Atamasco Lily
Liliales Pontederiaceae Heteranthera reniformis Kidneyleaf Mudplantain

Pontederia cordata Pickerelweed
Liliales Smilacaceae Smilax biltmoreana Biltmore's Carrionflower

Smilax bona-nox Saw Greenbrier

Smilax ecirrhata Upright Carrionflower

Smilax glauca Cat Greenbrier

Smilax herbacea Smooth Carrionflower

Smilax hugeri Huger's Carrionflower

Smilax laurifolia Laurel Greenbrier

Smilax pseudochina Bamboo Vine

Smilax rotundifolia Roundleaf Greenbrier

Smilax smallii Lanceleaf Greenbrier

Smilax tamnoides Bristly Greenbrier

Smilax walteri Coral Greenbrier
Orchidales Burmanniaceae Burmannia capitata Southern Bluethread
Orchidales Orchidaceae Aplectrum hyemale Adam and Eve

Corallorrhiza odontorhiza Autumn Coralroot

Corallorrhiza wisteriana Spring Coralroot

Cypripedium acaule Moccasin Flower

Cypripedium parviflorum Lesser Yellow Lady's Slipper

Galearis spectabilis Showy Orchid

Goodyera pubescens Downy Rattlesnake Plantain

Hexalectris spicata Spiked Crested Coralroot

Malaxis unifolia Green Adder's-mouth Orchid

Platanthera ciliaris Yellow Fringed Orchid

Platanthera clavellata Small Green Wood Orchid

Platanthera flava Palegreen Orchid

Platanthera integrilabia White Fringeless Orchid / Monkeyface Orchid

Platanthera lacera Green Fringed Orchid

Spiranthes cernua Nodding Lady's Tresses

Spiranthes lacera Northern Slender Lady's Tresses

Spiranthes tuberosa Little Lady's Tresses

Spiranthes vernalis Spring Lady's Tresses

Tipularia discolor Crippled Cranefly

Triphora trianthophora Threebirds / Three Birds Orchid

Isotria medeoloides Small Whorled Pogonia
Illiciales Schisandraceae Schisandra glabra Bay Star-vine
Papaverales Papaveraceae Sanguinaria canadensis Bloodroot
Ranunculales Ranunculaceae Anemone berlandieri Glade Windflower / Southern Thimbleweed

Anemone nobilis Roundlobe Hepatica

Hydrastis canadensis Goldenseal

Thalictrum thalictroides Rue Anemone
Apiales Araliaceae Panax trifolius Dwarf Ginseng
Fabales Fabaceae Amorpha sp. False Indigo

Lotus helleri Carolina Trefoil / American Bird's-foot Trefoil

Thermopsis villosa Carolina Golden Banner
Rosales Crassulaceae Sedum pusillum Granite Stonecrop
Rosales Rosaceae Waldsteinia lobata Barren Strawberry
Rosales Saxifragaceae Tiarella sp. Foam Flower
Santalales Santalaceae Nestronia umbellula Indian Olive / Leechbrush
Sapindales Hippocastanaceae Aesculus pavia x sylvatica Red X Painted Buckeye hybrid

Aesculus sylvatica Painted Buckeye
Bromeliales Bromeliaceae Tillandsia usneoides Spanish Moss

 

 

 

List was compiled March 2013.

Sources of information:

 


Sweeney, P. W. and D. E. Giannasi. 2000. The Vascular Plant Distribution Atlas of Georgia: Pteridophytes, Gymnosperms, Monocots. (www.plantbio.uga.edu/herbarium/GeorgiaAtlas/; posted June 2007)

 

USDA Plants Database.