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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 NC Native
image Many-flowered Grass-pink Calopogon multiflorus [= Limodorum multiflorum] NC Native
image Pale Grass Pink Calopogon pallidus (=Limodorum pallidum) NC Native
image Grass Pink Calopogon tuberosus NC Native
image Sweet shrub; Sweet Betsy, Carolina allspice Calycanthus floridus NC Native
image Wild Hyacinth, Quamash Lily, Eastern Camas Lily Camassia scilloides NC Native
image Southern Harebell Campanula divaricata NC Native
image Trumpet Creeper; Trumpet Vine, Cow Itch Campsis radicans [= Bignonia radicans] NC Native
image Cutleaf Toothwort Cardamine concatenata [= Dentaria laciniata] NC Native
image Crinkleroot, Toothwort Cardamine diphylla [= Dentaria diphylla] NC Native
image Thread-Leafed Toothwort, Dissected Toothwort Cardamine dissecta [= Dentaria dissecta] NC Native
image Fraser's Sedge Carex fraseriana [= Cymophyllus fraseri] NC Native
image Plantain-leaved Sedge, Seersucker Sedge Carex plantaginea NC Native
image Chaffhead Carphephorus bellidifolius NC Native
image Wild Olive, Devilwood Cartrema americana [= Osmanthus americanus] NC Native
image Water Hickory, Bitter Pecan Carya aquatica NC Native
image Pecan Carya illinoinensis US Native
image Indian Paintbrush, Scarlet Painted Cup Castilleja coccinea NC Native
image Catawba Tree, Monkey Cigar Tree Catalpa speciosa US Native
image Blue Cohosh, Papooseroot Caulophyllum thalictroides NC Native
image New Jersey Tea Ceanothus americanus NC Native
image Oriental Bittersweet Celastrus orbiculatus Not Native to US INVASIVE
image Spurred Butterfly Pea Centrosema virginianum NC Native
image Buttonbush Cephalanthus occidentalis NC Native
image Sensitive Partridge-pea, Common Sensitive-plant Chamaecrista nictitans [= Chamaecrista aspera] NC Native
image Atlantic White Cedar, Juniper Chamaecyparis thyoides NC Native
image Fairy Wand, Fairy-wand, Devil's Bit, Devil's-bit Chamaelirium luteum [= Chamaelirium obovale] NC Native
image Woolly Sunbonnets, Pineland Daisy, Night-nodding Bog-dandelion Chaptalia tomentosa NC Native
image Turtlehead Chelone lyonii NC Native
image Spotted Wintergreen, Striped Pipsissawa Chimaphila maculata NC Native
image Fringe tree, Old man's beard Chionanthus virginicus NC Native
image Green And Gold Chrysogonum virginianum NC Native
image Cottony Goldenaster Chrysopsis gossypina NC Native
image Maryland Goldenaster Chrysopsis mariana [= Heterotheca mariana] NC Native
image Chicory Cichorium intybus Not Native to US INVASIVE
image Virginia Thistle Cirsium virginianum [= Cirsium revolutum] NC Native
image Virginia Spring Beauty Claytonia virginica NC Native
image Small Spreading Pogonia Cleistesiopsis bifaria [= Cleistes bifaria] NC Native
image Spreading Pogonia Cleistesiopsis divaricata [= Cleistes divaricata, Pogonia divaricata] NC Native
image Swamp Leatherflower, Southern Leatherflower Clematis crispa [= Viorna crispa] NC Native
image Curlyheads, Curly Heads Clematis ochroleuca [= Viorna ochroleuca] NC Native
image Sweet Autumn Virginsbower, Leatherleaf Clematis Clematis terniflora Not Native to US INVASIVE
image Leather Flower Clematis viorna NC Native
image Autumn Clematis, Virgin's Bower Clematis virginiana NC Native
image Clinton's Lily, Yellow Clintonia, Bluebead Lily Clintonia borealis NC Native
image Speckled Wood Lily Clintonia umbellulata NC Native
image Tread Softly, Spurge Nettle Cnidoscolus stimulosus NC Native
image Canada Horsebalm, Richweed, Hardhack, Heal-All, Horseweed, Ox-Balm and Stone root. Collinsonia canadensis NC Native
image Bearcorn, Cancer Root Conopholis americana NC Native
image Appalachian Lily-of-the-Valley Convallaria pseudomajalis [= Convallaria majalis var. montana] NC Native
image Spotted Coral Root Corallorhiza maculata NC Native
image Autumn Coral Root Corallorhiza odontorhiza NC Native
image Spring Coral Root Corallorhiza wisteriana NC Native
image Southern Swamp Dogwood, Stiff Dogwood Cornus foemina [= Cornus stricta] NC Native
image Southern Corydalis Corydalis halei [= Corydalis micrantha ssp. australis] NC Native
image American Hazelnut Corylus americana NC Native
image Fanleaf Hawthorn, Bigfruit Hawthorn Crataegus macrosperma NC Native
image Dotted Hawthorn Crataegus punctata [= Crataegus collina] NC Native
image Hoary Frostweed, Plains Frostweed, Plains Sunrose, Bicknell's Hoary Rockrose Crocanthemum bicknellii NC Native
image Grassleaf Roseling Cuthbertia graminea [= Callisia graminea, Tradescantia rosea var. graminea] NC Native
image Pink Lady's-slipper, Stemless Lady's-slipper Cypripedium acaule NC Native
image Small Yellow Lady's-slipper Cypripedium parviflorum var. parviflorum [= Cypripedium calceolus var. parviflorum] NC Native
image Large Yellow Lady's-slipper, Whippoorwill Shoes Cypripedium parviflorum var. pubescens [= Cypripedium calceolus var. pubescens] NC Native
image Showy Lady'-slipper, Queen Lady's-slipper Cypripedium reginae US Native
image Swamp Titi, Swamp Cyrilla Cyrilla racemiflora NC Native
image Long-bracted Frog Orchid, Frog Orchid Dactylorhiza viridis [= Coeloglossum viride var. virescens, Habenaria viridis var. bracteata] NC Native
image Hairy Lipfern Myriopteris lanosa [= Cheilanthes lanosa] NC Native
image Woolly Lippfern Myriopteris tomentosa [= Cheilanthes tomentosa] NC Native
image Feverfew Tanacetum parthenium = (Chrysanthemum parthenium ) Not Native to US

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