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John Lawson Exhibit - Naturalist

Browse Herbarium Specimens by Alphabetized Common Name

Common names are repeated below when that name refers to two different species. The common names are generally taken from Radford et al, Manual of the Vascular Flora of the Carolinas, published by the University of North Carolina Press in 1968. The links below take you to Latin names listed in taxonomic order, and links to images of the specimens collected by John Lawson.

Bald Cypress
Bamboo
Bear-Grass
Bedstraw
Begger Lice, Beggar's Ticks
Begger Lice, Beggar's Ticks
Begger Ticks
Black Cherry
Black Gum
Black Haw
Black Locust
Blazing Star
Blazing-Star, Devil's Bit
Blue Grass
Blue-Eyed Grass
Broad Beech-Fern
Bulrush
Butterfly Pea
Butterfly-Weed
Button Bush
Cane
Carex
Carolina Laurel Cherry
Chinquapin
Common Horse Mint
Coral Honeysuckle
Cudweed
Cyperus
Dayflower
Evening Primrose
False Solomon's-Seal
Fetter-Bush
Fire Pink
Flowering Dogwood
Fly-Poison
Galactica
Gerardia
Goldenrod
Grass-Pink
Greenbrier, Catbrier
Groundnut
Hawthorn
Holly
Horse Mint
Indian Cucumber-Root
Indian Strawberry
Ipomoea
Ivy Leaf Morning Glory
Large(Sweet) Gallberry
Laurel Oak
Leatherwood
Mockernut Hickory
Muscadine
Panicum
Partridge Pea
Pawpaw
Pine Lily
Possum Haw
Puccoon
Pussy Toes
Rabbit Tobacco
Red Maple
Redbud, Judas Tree
Resurrection Fern
Rhynchosia
Rose Pink
Ruellia
Sampson Snakeroot
Shadbush
Shadbush
Solomon's Seal
Sourwood
Southern Arrowwood
Spanish Moss
Sparkleberry
Squaw-Huckleberry
Summer Bluet
Sunflower
Swamp Azalea
Swamp Chestnut Oak
Swamp Rose
Swamp Willow
Sweep Pepperbush
Sweet Bay
Sweet Leaf, Horse Sugar
Thistle
Thoroughwort
Tulip Tree
Umbrella Tree
Unidentified Asteraceae
Uniola
Vaccinium
Verbena
Vetch
Virginia Chain-Fern
Virginia Willow
Water Loosestrife
Water Oak
Wax Myrtle
Wild Azalea
Wild Olive
Wild Rice
Windflower
Wood Sorrel, Lady's Sorrel
Yellow Fringed-Orchid
Yellow Jessamin
Yellow Lady's Slipper
Zenobia


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