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Plant Listings: e

Plants listed alphabetically by scientific names starting with the letter e.
Thumbnail Common name,
link to Portrait
Scientific name Native / Alien (1)
image Eastern Purple Coneflower Echinacea purpurea NC Native SR: Significantly Rare
image Coastal Plain Elephant's Foot, Pineland Elephant's Foot Elephantopus nudatus NC Native
image Elephant's Foot, Common Elephant's-foot, Devil's Grandmother Elephantopus tomentosus NC Native
image Virginia Snakeroot, Turpentine-root, Serpent Birthwort Endodeca serpentaria [= Aristolochia serpentaria] NC Native
image False Rue-anemone, Atlantic Isopyrum Enemion biternatum [= Isopyrum biternatum] NC Native
image Green-fly Orchid, Green Fly Orchid Epidendrum magnoliae [= Epidendrum conopseum] Undetermined SR: Significantly Rare
image Beechdrops, Beech-drops Epifagus virginiana NC Native
image Trailing Arbutus, Mayflower, Ground Laurel Epigaea repens NC Native
image Broad-leaved Helleborine, Eastern Helleborine, Weed Orchid Epipactis helleborine Alien
image Annual Fleabane, Daisy Fleabane, Sweet Scabious Erigeron annuus NC Native
image Tawny Cottongrass Eriophorum virginicum NC Native
image Coral Bean, Coralbean, Coral-bean, Redcardinal, Cardinal-spear Erythrina herbacea Undetermined
image Trout Lily, Dog-tooth Violet, Fawn Lily Erythronium umbilicatum NC Native
image Winged Euonymus, Burning Bush, Winged Wahoo Euonymus alatus Alien INVASIVE
image Hearts-a-bustin', Strawberry-bush Euonymus americanus NC Native
image White-bracted Thoroughwort, White Thoroughwort Eupatorium album NC Native
image Mohr's Thoroughwort Eupatorium mohrii NC Native
image Common Roundleaf Eupatorium, Round-leaved Thoroughwort Eupatorium rotundifolium NC Native
image Southern Seaside Spurge, Dixie Sandmat Euphorbia bombensis [= Euphorbia ammannioides, Chamaesyce bombensis] NC Native
image Flowering Spurge, Tramp's Spurge Euphorbia corollata NC Native
image Wild Poinsettia, Painted Leaf, Fire-on-the-Mountain, Fiddler's Spurge, Mexican Fireplant Euphorbia cyathophora [= Euphorbia heterophylla; see Notes, below] S.E. Native
image Cypress Spurge, Graveyard Spurge Euphorbia cyparissias Alien
image Northern Seaside Spurge, Northern Dune Spurge, Northern Sandmat Euphorbia polygonifolia [= Chamaesyce polygonifolia] NC Native
image White Wood Aster, Common White Heart-Leaved Aster Eurybia divaricata [= Aster divaricatus] NC Native
image Hollow-stem Joe-Pye-weed, Queen of the Meadow Eutrochium fistulosum [= Eupatorium fistulosum] NC Native

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