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Plant Listings: m

Plants listed alphabetically by scientific names starting with the letter m.
Thumbnail Common name,
link to Portrait
Scientific name Native / Alien (1)
image Pinesap, Yellow Pinesap, False Beechdrops Hypopitys monotropa [= Monotropa hypopithys] NC Native
image Carolina Birds-in-a-nest, Carolina Bogmint, Carolina Macbridea, Macbridea Macbridea caroliniana NC Native T: Threatened
image Southern Magnolia, Bull Bay Magnolia grandiflora NC Native
image Big Leaf Magnolia, Large-leaved Cucumber Tree Magnolia macrophylla NC Native
image Sweet Bay, Sweetbay Magnolia, Southern Sweetbay, Swampbay, Swamp Magnolia, Sweet Magnolia Magnolia virginiana NC Native
Appalachian Adder's Mouth, Bayard's Adder's-Mouth Orchid Malaxis bayardii NC Native SR: Significantly Rare
image Florida Adder's Mouth Malaxis spicata NC Native
image Green Adder's Mouth Malaxis unifolia Native
image Musk Mallow, Rose mallow Malva moschata Naturalized Alien
image Grassleaf Barbara's-button Marshallia graminifolia NC Native
image Ostrich Fern Matteuccia struthiopteris US Native
image Meehan's mint, Creeping Mint Meehania cordata NC Native
image Cow-wheat, Common Cow-wheat, Appalachian Cow-wheat, Narrowleaf Cow-wheat Melampyrum lineare NC Native
image Minniebush, Hairy Minnie-bush Menziesia pilosa NC Native
image Virginia Bluebells, Virginia Cowslip Mertensia virginica NC Native
image Branch Lettuce, Brook Lettuce, Mountain Lettuce, Lettuceleaf Saxifrage Micranthes micranthidifolia (formerly Saxifraga micranthidifolia) NC Native
image Branch Lettuce, Eastern Swamp Saxifrage Micranthes pensylvanica (Saxifraga pensylvanica) NC Native SR: Significantly Rare
image Early Saxifrage Micranthes virginiensis (Saxifraga virginiensis) NC Native
image Partridge-berry, Twinberry, Running Box, Pigeon Plum Mitchella repens NC Native
image Miterwort Mitella diphylla Native
image Basil Bergamot, White Bergamot Monarda clinopodia Undetermined
image Bee-balm, Oswego Tea, Scarlet Beebalm, Red Bergamot Monarda didyma NC Native
image Eastern Horse-mint, Spotted Horsemint, Spotted Beebalm, Monarda punctata NC Native
image Indian Pipe, One-flowered Indian-pipe Monotropa uniflora NC Native
image Wax Myrtle, Southern Bayberry, Candleberry, Tallow Shrub Morella cerifera NC Native
image Dwarf Wax-myrtle, Dwarf bayberry Morella pumila NC Native

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