Top 10 Native Plants in South Carolina
American Holly: is an evergreen tree that usually grows up to 98 feet (30 m) tall and about 33-66 feet (10-20 m) wide. It is a famous plant, used mainly for ornamental purposes .
Devilwood:Cartrema americana used to be known as Osmanthus americanus, but it was discovered that the Osmanthus genus was, in fact, polyphyletic, making the now C.
Pinkscale Blazing Star:The flower head of the pinkscale blazingstar features about 4-5 florets that can be white, yellow, purple, or pink. In essence, the plant is a rounded corm .
Paw Paw:Asimina triloba is usually called pawpaw, paw paw, paw-paw, or simply the American papaw – as you can see, it enjoys a lot of name diversity!
Fraser Magnolia:is a deciduous tree that can attain heights of up to 40 feet (14 m) at maturity. It is known for its strong, pleasant fragrance and snowy white flowers.
Black Cohosh: is a plant native to most of eastern North America. Woodland habitats are your best shot at sighting this plant, as it prefers “settling” there – look out for small woodland openings!
Foamflower: is part of the Tiarella genus. It can be commonly found on the East Coast of the United States. The plant is characterized by its horizontal rhizome and white flowers.
Solomon’s Seal:is known among plant enthusiasts for its rhizome-located scars. These are said to resemble the ancient Hebrew seal of the now-famous King Solomon.
Oakleaf Hydrangea:is often referred to as oak-leaved hydrangea and is part of the Hydrangea genus of plants. It is commonly found in Florida, Louisiana, Tennessee, North Carolina, and some parts.
Sumac: is a well-known spice found and used worldwide. The genus it is a part of (Rhus) contains about 35 species, some of which can be found in South Carolina.