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(Page updated 12/16/13)

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Fruit of Strawberry-bush, Euonymus americanus

The following 64 families of Plants have been verified with at least one species representative at Hilton Pond Center for Piedmont Natural History. These plants may grasses, ferns, vines, shrubs, trees, or flowering herbaceous plants, and may be ornamental, native, or invasive species.

NOTE: If you have expertise in Plant identification and would like to help survey the species at Hilton Pond Center, please contact us at RESEARCH.

Family numbers below are after Manual of the Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles & Bell, UNC Press 1968).

3. LYCOPODIACEAE (Clubmoss Family) (1 species)

6. OPHIOGLOSSACEAE (Adder's-Tongue Family) (2 species)

11. ASPIDIACEAE (Woodfern Family) (2 species)

13. ASPLENIACEAE (Spleenwort Family) (1 species)

16. PINACEAE (Pine Family) (3 species)

17. TAXODIACEAE (Taxodium Family) (1 species)

18. CUPRESSACEAE (Cypress Family) (1 species)

29. POACEAE (Grass Family) (1 species)

32. ARACEAE (Arum Family) (1 species)

33. LEMNACEAE (Duckweed Family) (1 species)

38. COMMELINACEAE (Spiderwort Family) (1 species)

39. PONTEDERIACEAE (Pickerweed Family) (1 species)

41. LILIACEAE (Lily Family) (1 species)

44. AMARYLLIDACEAE (Amaryllis Family) (1 species)

46. IRIDACEAE (Iris Family) (1 species)

49. ORCHIDACEAE (Orchid Family) (3 species)

51. SALICACEAE (Willow Family) (1 species)

53. JUGLANDACEAE (Walnut Family) (5 species)

54. BETULACEAE (Birch Family) (1 species)

55. FAGACEAE (Beech Family) (7 species)

56. ULMACEAE (Elm Family) (2 species)

57. MORACEAE (Mulberry Family) (1 species)

61. LORANTHACEAE (Mistletoe Family) (1 species)

68. PHYTOLACCACEAE (Pokeweed Family) (1 species)

71. CARYOPHYLLACEAE (Pink Family) (1 species)

77. BERBERIDACEAE (Barberry Family) (2 species)

79. MENISPERMACEAE (Moonseed Family) (1 species)

80. MAGNOLIACEAE (Magnolia Family) (2 species)

81. ANNONACEAE (Custard Apple Family) (1 species)

84. LAURACEAE (Laurel Family) (2 species)

87. CAPPARACEAE (Caper Family) (1 species)

94. SAXIFRAGACEAE (Saxifrage Family) (1 species)

95. HAMAMELIDACEAE (Witch-hazel Family) (1 species)
NOTE: Recent taxonomic studies indicate Sweetgum, Liquidambar styraiciflua, is actually in the Altingiaceae, a small family of two or three genera of primarily Asian plants that are wind-pollinated and produce hard woody fruits with many tiny seeds.

96. PLANTANACEAE (Sycamore Family) (1 species)

97. ROSACEAE (Rose Family) (6 species)

98. FABACEAE or LEGUMINOSAE (Pea or Legume Family) (5 species)

104. SIMAROUBACEAEA (Quassia Family) (1 species)

110. ANACARDIACEAE (Cashew Family) (3 species)

112. AQUIFOLIACEAE (Holly Family) (1 species)

113. CELASTRACEAE (Stafftree Family) (1 species)

115. ACERACEAE (Maple Family) (3 species)

118. BALSAMINACEAE (Balsam or Touch-Me-Not Family) (1 species)

120. VITACEAE (Grape Family) (2 species)

122. MALVACEAE (Mallow Family) (1 species)

124. THEACEAE (Tea Family) (1 species)

130. VIOLACEAE (Violet Family) (2 species)

131. PASSIFLORACEAE (Passion-Flower Family) (1 species)

134. ELAEAGNACEAE (Oleaster Family) (1 species)

135. LYTHRACEAE (Loosestrife Family) (1 species)

139. ARALIACEAE (Aralia or Ginseng Family) (1 species)

141. NYSSACEAE (Tupelo Family) (1 species)

142. CORNACEAE (Dogwood Family) (1 species)

145. ERICACEAE (Heath Family) (1 species)

150. EBENACEAE (Ebony Family) (1 species)

153. OLEACEAE (Olive Family) (5 species)

154. LOGANIACEAE (Logania Family) (2 species)

156. APOCYNACEAE (Dogbane Family) (2 species)

157. ASCLEPIADACEAE (Milkweed Family) (1 species)

164. LAMIACEAE or LABIATAE (Mint Family) (3 species)

165. SOLANACEAE (Nightshade Family) (1 species)

167. BIGNONIACEAE (Bignonia Family) (2 species)

173. RUBIACEAE (Madder Family) (1 species)

174. CAPRIFOLIACEAE (Honeysuckle Family) (3 species)

179. ASTERACEAE or COMPOSITAE (Aster, Sunflower, or Composite Family) (8 species)

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