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Plant Listings: c

Plants listed alphabetically by scientific names starting with the letter c.
Thumbnail Common name,
link to Portrait
Scientific name Native / Alien (1)
image Bearded Grass Pink Calopogon barbatus Native
image Many Flower Grass Pink Calopogon multiflorus Native E: Endangered
image Pale Grass Pink Calopogon pallidus Native
image Grass Pink Calopogon tuberosus Native
image Sweet shrub; Sweet Betsy, Carolina allspice Calycanthus floridus Native
image wild hyacinth Camassia scilloides Native T: Threatened
image Southern Harebell Campanula divaricata Native
image Trumpet creeper; Trumpet vine, Cow Itch Campsis radicans Native
image cutleaf toothwort Cardamine concatenata (= Dentaria laciniata) Native
image Crinkleroot, Toothwort Cardamine diphylla (=Dentaria diphylla) Native
image Thread Leafed Toothwort Cardamine dissecta (=Dentaria dissecta ) Native SC: Special Concern
image Fraser's Sedge Carex fraseriana = (Cymophyllus fraseri) Native
image Plantain-leaved Sedge, Seersucker Sedge Carex plantaginea Native
image Chaffhead Carphephorus bellidifolius Native
image Wild Olive, Devilwood Cartrema americana Native
image Water Hickory, Bitter Pecan Carya aquatica Native
image Pecan Carya illinoinensis Native
image Indian Paintbrush, Scarlet Painted Cup Castilleja coccinea Native
image Catawba Tree, Monkey Cigar Tree Catalpa speciosa US Native
image Blue Cohosh, Papooseroot Caulophyllum thalictroides Native
image New Jersey Tea Ceanothus americanus Native
image Oriental Bittersweet Celastrus orbiculatus Alien INVASIVE
image Spurred Butterfly Pea Centrosema virginianum Native
image Buttonbush Cephalanthus occidentalis Native
image Sensitive partridge pea, Common Sensitive Plant Chamaecrista nictitans Native
image Atlantic white cedar, juniper Chamaecyparis thyoides Native
image Fairy Wand, Devil's Bit Chamaelirium luteum Native
image Woolly Sunbonnets, Pineland Daisy, Night-nodding Bog-dandelion Chaptalia tomentosa Native
image Turtlehead Chelone lyonii Native
image Spotted Wintergreen, Striped Pipsissawa Chimaphila maculata Native
image Fringe tree, Old man's beard Chionanthus virginicus Native
image Green and Gold Chrysogonum virginianum Native
image Cottony Goldenaster Chrysopsis gossypina Native
image Maryland Goldenaster Chrysopsis mariana (=Heterotheca mariana) Native
image Chicory Cichorium intybus Alien INVASIVE
image Virginia Thistle Cirsium virginianum Native
image Powder-puff lichen, Oak toes lichen Cladonia evansii Native W: Watch List
image Virginia Spring Beauty Claytonia virginica Native
image Spreading Pogonia Cleistes divaricata Native
image Small Spreading Pogonia Cleistesiopsis bifaria = (Cleistes bifaria) Native W: Watch List
image Swamp Leather Flower Clematis crispa Native
image Curly heads Clematis ochroleuca Native
image Sweet Autumn Virginsbower, Leatherleaf Clematis Clematis terniflora Alien INVASIVE
image Leather Flower Clematis viorna Native
image Autumn Clematis, Virgin's Bower Clematis virginiana Native
image Clinton's Lily, Yellow Clintonia, Bluebead Lily Clintonia borealis Native
image speckled wood lily Clintonia umbellulata Native
image Tread Softly, Spurge Nettle Cnidoscolus stimulosus Native
image Long Bract Frog Orchid Coeloglossum viride var. virescens (=Dactylorhiza viridis) Native Candidate
image Canada Horsebalm, Richweed, Hardhack, Heal-All, Horseweed, Ox-Balm and Stone root. Collinsonia canadensis Native
image Bearcorn, cancer root Conopholis americana Native
image Appalachian Lily-of-the-Valley Convallaria majuscula Native
image Spotted Coral Root Corallorhiza maculata Native
image Autumn Coral Root Corallorhiza odontorhiza Native
image Spring Coral Root Corallorhiza wisteriana Native W: Watch List
image Southern Swamp Dogwood, Stiff Dogwood Cornus stricta Native
image Southern Corydalis Corydalis halei Native
image American Hazelnut Corylus americana Native
image Fanleaf Hawthorn, Bigfruit Hawthorn Crataegus macrosperma Native
image Dotted Hawthorn Crataegus punctata Native
image Hoary Frostweed, Plains Frostweed, Plains Sunrose, Bicknell's Hoary Rockrose Crocanthemum bicknellii Native SC: Special Concern
image Grassleaf Roseling Cuthbertia graminea Native
image Pink Lady's Slipper, Stemless Lady's Slipper Cypripedium acaule Native
image Small Yellow Lady's Slipper Orchid Cypripedium parviflorum var parviflorum Native
image Large Yellow Lady's Slipper Orchid Cypripedium parviflorum var pubescens Native
image Showy Lady's Slipper Cypripedium reginae Native W: Watch List
image Swamp Titi, Swamp Cyrilla Cyrilla racemiflora Undetermined
image Hairy Lipfern Myriopteris lanosa = (Cheilanthes lanosa) Native
image Woolly Lippfern Myriopteris tomentosa = (Cheilanthes tomentosa) Native
image Feverfew Tanacetum parthenium = (Chrysanthemum parthenium ) Alien

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