NC Native Plant Society:
Plant Listings: l

Plants listed alphabetically by scientific names starting with the letter l.
Thumbnail Common name,
link to Portrait
Scientific name Native / Alien (1)
image Flat-branched Tree Clubmoss, Common Ground-Pine Dendrolycopodium obscurum [= Lycopodium obscurum] NC Native
image Redroot Lachnanthes caroliniana [= Lachnanthes tinctoria] NC Native
image Everlasting Pea, Perennial Sweet Pea Lathyrus latifolius Not Native to US
image Coastal Doghobble, Coastal Plain Doghobble Leucothoe axillaris NC Native
image Southern Blazing-star, Earle's Blazing-star, Appalachian Blazing-star, Appalachian Gayfeather Liatris squarrulosa [= Liatris earlei] NC Native
image American Lovage, Nondo, Angelico Ligusticum canadense NC Native
image Pine Lily, Catesby's Lily, Leopard Lily Lilium catesbaei NC Native
image Gray's Lily, Roan Lily, Bell Lily Lilium grayi NC Native
image Michaux's Lily, Carolina Lily Lilium michauxii NC Native
image Wood Lily Lilium philadelphicum var. philadelphicum NC Native
image Sandhills Lily, Sandhills Bog Lily Lilium pyrophilum NC Native
image Turk's-cap Lily, Lily-royal Lilium superbum NC Native
image Large Twayblade, Lily-Leaved Twayblade, Purple Twayblade, Mauve Sleekwort, Brown Widelip Orchid, Russet-witch Liparis liliifolia NC Native
image Fen Orchid, Loesel's Twayblade, Bog Twayblade, Yellow Wide-lip Orchid Liparis loeselii NC Native
image Sweet Gum, Red Gum, Sweetgum Liquidambar styraciflua NC Native
image Tulip Poplar, Yellow Poplar, Tuliptree Liriodendron tulipifera NC Native
image Southern Twayblade Listera australis NC Native
image Heartleaf Twayblade, Lesser Twayblade Listera cordata var. cordata NC Native
image Appalachian Twayblade, Small's Twayblade, Kidneyleaf Twayblade Listera smallii NC Native
image Hoary Puccoon, Indian-paint Lithospermum canescens NC Native
image Pondspice Litsea aestivalis NC Native
image Southern Lobelia Lobelia amoena NC Native
image Cardinal Flower Lobelia cardinalis NC Native
image Indian-tobacco, Indian Tobacco Lobelia inflata NC Native
image Downy Lobelia Lobelia puberula NC Native
image Great Blue Lobelia Lobelia siphilitica NC Native
image Limber Honeysuckle Lonicera dioica NC Native
image Trumpet Honeysuckle, Coral Honeysuckle, Woodbine Lonicera sempervirens NC Native
image Blue Sandhill Lupine, Oak Ridge Lupine, Spreading Lupine, Skyblue Lupine Lupinus diffusus NC Native
image Shining Fetterbush, Fetterbush Lyonia, Shinyleaf, Fetterbush, Staggerbush Lyonia lucida NC Native
image Staggerbush Lyonia mariana NC Native
image Whorled Loosestrife, Whorled Yellow loosestrife, Prairie Loosestrife Lysimachia quadrifolia NC Native

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