Plants

Plants
Canebrakes
by Norris, David A. Canebrakes were large tracts of giant cane plants (Arundinaria gigantea), an evergreen relative of bamboo that once grew across great stretches of North Carolina and the Southeast, often along rivers [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Carnivorous plant, Venus Flytrap
by Case, Steven, Kemp, Amy. State Carnivorous Plant of North Carolina: Venus Flytrap by Steven Case and Amy Kemp, 2017NC Government & Heritage Library. See also: Venus Flytrap (from Encyclopedia of [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Chinquapin
by Southern, David. Chinquapin, or "chinkapin," is a diminutive cousin of the American chestnut. Although their name derives from eastern-dwelling Algonquian Indian language, chinquapin trees are known as far west as [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Coker Arboretum
by Williams, Wiley J. The Coker Arboretum on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is a five-acre showplace that highlights plants of the temperate Southeast, their East Asian counterparts, [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Curtis, Moses Ashley
by Powell, William S. Moses Ashley Curtis, priest, teacher, botanist, and mycologist, was born in Stockbridge, Mass., the son of Jared and Thankful Ashley Curtis. His earliest education was received under his father, who [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Davie Poplar
by Kendrick, Kyle S. The Davie Poplar is a landmark tree located in McCorkle Place on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Originally known as the "Old Poplar," the tree predates the university [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Deertongue
by Bullard, A. J. Deertongue, also called dog-tongue and vanilla plant (Trilisa odoratissima), is native to the U.S. coastal region from North Carolina to Florida. It is characterized by basal clusters of dog- or [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
El árbol del estado
by . El árbol del estado Extraído de Libro de hechos de El Viejo Estado del Norte. Oficina de Archivos e Historia de Carolina del Norte, Raleigh, 2011. El pino (genus Pinus) fue oficialmente [...] (from NC Office of Archives and History.)
Endemic and Near-Endemic Plants
by Sorrell, Mickey Jo. North Carolina’s endemic plants do not grow in the wild anywhere else on Earth, and the near-endemic plants grow in the wild only in North Carolina and in a nearby area– perhaps South Carolina, [...] (from NC Natural Heritage Program, NC Dept. of Environment & Natural Resources.)
Flower, Dogwood
by Templeton, Lee Plummer. In 1941 the North Carolina General Assembly designated the flower of the dogwood tree (Cornaceae) as the official state flower. In actuality, three species of dogwoods exist in North Carolina. The [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Fossils
by Glynn, Elizabeth Scheld, Wait, Douglas A. Fossilized remains of animal and plant life have been discovered at numerous locations in North Carolina, primarily in the sedimentary rock formations of the eastern coastal plain. Fossils often are [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Gardner, Monroe Evans
by Carroll, Grady L. E. Monroe Evans Gardner, educator, scientist, and administrator, was born in Blacksburg, Va., the son of Charles Wesley and Flora Evans Gardner. He was educated at Blacksburg High School and Virginia [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Ginseng
by Compton, Stephen C. American ginseng (Panax quinquefolium) grows wild in the deciduous forests of North Carolina's Appalachian Mountains as well as in the upper Piedmont. Often found on the north slopes of heavily [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Ginseng Trade
by Wegner, Ansley Herring. Ginseng is a hardy perennial that proliferates along the biodiverse forest floors in the Appalachian Mountains. The root of the ginseng plant was so highly prized in China for its medicinal uses that [...] (from Research Branch, NC Office of Archives and History.)
Grasses
by Shires, Nancy P. Because of its moderate climate, well-distributed rainfall, and wide variation of altitude and soil conditions, North Carolina has a relatively large number of grasses-some 360 species and varieties [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Hemp
by Southern, David. Hemp is the generic term for Cannabis sativa (or in its wild form, Cannabis indica), an annual herb used for millennia as a source of fiber for rope, cloth, and paper and also as a psychotropic drug. [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Kudzu
by Calton, Brooke. Kudzu (Pueraria lobata), or "kuzu" as it is known in Japan, was introduced to the United States in 1876 as part of the Japanese pavilion at the Philadelphia Centennial Exposition. In Japan it is [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
La flor del estado
by . La flor del estado Extraído de Libro de hechos de El Viejo Estado del Norte. Oficina de Archivos e Historia de Carolina del Norte, Raleigh, 2011. La Asamblea General de 1941 designó el [...] (from NC Office of Archives and History.)
La planta carnívora del estado
by . La planta carnívora del estado Extraído de Libro de hechos de El Viejo Estado del Norte. Oficina de Archivos e Historia de Carolina del Norte, Raleigh, 2011. La Venus atrapamoscas (Dionea [...] (from NC Office of Archives and History.)
Las bayas del estado
by . Las bayas del estado Extraído de Libro de hechos de El Viejo Estado del Norte. Oficina de Archivos e Historia de Carolina del Norte, Raleigh, 2011. En el 2001, la Asamblea General nombró [...] (from NC Office of Archives and History.)
Las flores silvestres del estado
by . Las flores silvestres del estado Extraído de Libro de [...] (from NC Office of Archives and History.)
Live Oaks
by Kemp, Amy. Live Oaks Guercus Virginiana by Amy Kemp, 2017; Kelly Agan, 2018. Government and Heritage Library The Live Oak, or Guercus Virginiana, is a hardy tree growing in coastal plains from [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Los festivales oficiales de la sandía
by . Los festivales oficiales de la [...] (from NC Office of Archives and History.)
Manufacturing- Part 1: Introduction
by Hall, Lisa Coston, deTreville, John R. Manufacturing by John R. deTreville, 2006 Additional research provided by Lisa Coston Hall. See also: Manufacturing (From NC Atlas Revisited); Manufacturing Table of Contents; [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Nags Head Woods Ecological Preserve
by Weidman, Rich. Hammocks—unique fertile areas along coastal regions characterized by hardwood vegetation and higher elevations than their surroundings—grew up along the shore of Roanoke Sound and are today protected [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Natural Communities of North Carolina
by Sorrell, Mickey Jo. Natural Communities of North Carolina by Mickey Jo Sorrell, 2014. A natural community is a distinct collection of plants and animals (and fungi and bacteria) associated with each other [...] (from NC Natural Heritage Program, NC Dept. of Environment & Natural Resources.)
Natural Gardens of North Carolina
by Hegyi, Laura. Natural Gardens of North Carolina (1932) was written by Bertram Whittier Wells, chair of the Department of Botany at North Carolina State College (modern-day North Carolina State University) from [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Natural History of North-Carolina
by Simpson, Marcus B., Jr. First published in Dublin in 1737, John Brickell's Natural History of North-Carolina was ostensibly written from firsthand observations made by Brickell during his sojourn in North Carolina. The [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
North Carolina Natural Heritage Program
by Sorrell, Mickey Jo.   North Carolina Natural Heritage Program by Mickey Jo Sorrell, 2014. North Carolina’s Natural Heritage Program (NCNHP) was established in 1976, and is a unit of the Office of Land [...] (from NC Natural Heritage Program, NC Dept. of Environment & Natural Resources.)
North Carolina Regional Vegetation
by Horton, Emily S. The wide variety of landforms found in the three regions of North Carolina is evident in the extreme range of vegetation throughout the state. Click on one of the three regions below to see a list of [...] (from NCpedia.)
Oconee Bells
by Sorrell, Mickey Jo. Oconee Bells, Northern and Southern Shortia galacifolia var. brevistyla Shortia galacifolia var. galacifolia by Mickey Jo Sorrell, 2014. Oconee Bells is a rare and beautiful plant [...] (from NC Natural Heritage Program, NC Dept. of Environment & Natural Resources.)
Pine Trees
by Powell, William S. Pine trees were virtually the trademark of North Carolina and the Southeast in the colonial period and remain a significant feature and symbol of the state. One or more species, including the [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Ramps
by Tetterton, Beverly. Ramps (Allium tricoccum) are wild leeks or onions found in eastern North America. They grow wild high in the Great Smoky Mountains. Related to the ramson, a kind of garlic with broad leaves, the ramp [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Spanish Moss
by Smith, Lisa D. Spanish Moss by Lisa D. Smith, 2006 Spanish moss (Tillandsia usneoides) is not actually a moss but rather a member of the pineapple family. Deriving its nutrients from the air, Spanish moss is [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Travels of William Bartram
by Powell, William S. Travels of William Bartram is the familiar title by which the 522-page volume by naturalist William Bartram (1739-1823) is generally referred. The work documents his four-year journey through large [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Tree, Pine
by Case, Steven. State Tree of North Carolina: Pine By Steven CaseGovernment & Heritage Library, 2011 See also: Pine Trees (history) Listen to this entry Download MP3 [...] (from NCpedia.)
Venus Flytrap
by Stinson, Craig M. The Venus flytrap (Dionaea muscipula), one of the few carnivorous plants on earth, grows naturally along a small section of the North Carolina and South Carolina coastline within a 75-mile radius of [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Wildflower, Carolina Lily
by Case, Steven, Agan, Kelly, Kemp, Amy. State Wildflower of North Carolina: Carolina Lily by Steven Case, 2007; Kelly Agan, 2016, Amy Kemp 2017 NC Government & Heritage Library. In 2003, the General Assembly designated the [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Yaupon
by Dough, Wynne. Yaupon (from the Catawba Indian word yop, meaning "tree"), an evergreen shrub or small tree found on the coastal plain from Virginia to Texas and up the Mississippi Valley to Arkansas, made a popular [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
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