OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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Most habitat and range descriptions were obtained from Weakley's Flora.

Your search found 10 taxa in the family Moraceae, Mulberry family, as understood by Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Paper Mulberry

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Broussonetia papyrifera   FAMILY: Moraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Broussonetia papyrifera   FAMILY: Moraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Broussonetia papyrifera 057-01-001   FAMILY: Moraceae

 

Habitat: Urban lots, disturbed areas, roadsides

Common (uncommon in GA Coastal Plain)

Non-native: east Asia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: White Mulberry, Silkworm Mulberry, Russian Mulberry

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Morus alba   FAMILY: Moraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Morus alba   FAMILY: Moraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Morus alba 057-02-001   FAMILY: Moraceae

 

Habitat: Disturbed areas, vacant lots, roadsides, moist forests

Uncommon (rare in Mountains of GA & NC)

Non-native: east Asia

 


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Common Name: Korean Mulberry

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Morus indica   FAMILY: Moraceae

 

Habitat: Fencerows, suburban areas, disturbed areas

Non-native: east Asia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Red Mulberry

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Morus rubra   FAMILY: Moraceae

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Morus rubra var. rubra   FAMILY: Moraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Morus rubra 057-02-002   FAMILY: Moraceae

 

Habitat: Bottomland forests, mesic slopes, disturbed areas, suburban woodlands

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Osage-orange, Hedge-apple, Bow-wood

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Maclura pomifera   FAMILY: Moraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Maclura pomifera   FAMILY: Moraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Maclura pomifera 057-03-001   FAMILY: Moraceae

 

Habitat: Dry-mesic to mesic upland forests and woodlands, bottomland and riparian forests, stream banks, fencerows, old fields, pastures, prairies, roadsides, naturalized beyond its native range from extensive planting in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries

Common in Mountains of GA & SC, common in Piedmont of GA & SC (uncommon to rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC)

Native: west of the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Edible Fig, Garden Fig

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Ficus carica   FAMILY: Moraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ficus carica   FAMILY: Moraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ficus carica 057-04-001   FAMILY: Moraceae

 

Habitat: Grown for its fruits, persistent from plantings, persisting and naturalizing particularly on barrier islands, where it sometimes forms thickets on dunes, or otherwise in the outer Coastal Plain, where proximity to the ocean ameliorates cold winter temperatures

Rare

Non-native: west Asia

 


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speaker icon Common Name: Laurel Fig, Indian-laurel

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Ficus microcarpa   FAMILY: Moraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ficus microcarpa   FAMILY: Moraceae

 

Habitat: Suburban woodlands, also in a wide range of natural and semi-natural habitats

Non-native: Paleotropics

 


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camera icon Common Name: Climbing Fig, Creeping Fig

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Ficus pumila   FAMILY: Moraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ficus pumila   FAMILY: Moraceae

 

Habitat: Walls, disturbed urban areas

Rare in GA & SC (waifs in NC)

Non-native: south Asia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Cudrania, Strawberry-bush, Chinese Che

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Maclura tricuspidata   FAMILY: Moraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Cudrania tricuspidata   FAMILY: Moraceae

 

Habitat: Forest edges, suburban woodlands, escaped and naturalized from plantings

Waifs (escaped & naturalized from plantings)

Non-native: China/Korea

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Mulberry-weed, Crabweed, Foolish-weed

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Fatoua villosa   FAMILY: Moraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Fatoua villosa   FAMILY: Moraceae

 

Habitat: Disturbed areas, vegetable and flower gardens, landscaped areas around institutional buildings

Uncommon in Carolina Piedmont (rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC)

Non-native: Asia

 


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