OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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Most habitat and range descriptions were obtained from Weakley's Flora.

Your search found 4 taxa in the family Sapotaceae, Sapodilla family, as understood by Weakley's Flora.

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Buckthorn Bumelia, Buckthorn Bully, Carolina Buckthorn

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Sideroxylon lycioides   FAMILY: Sapotaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sideroxylon lycioides   FAMILY: Sapotaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Bumelia lycioides 149-01-001   FAMILY: Sapotaceae

 

Habitat: Maritime forests, maritime scrub, river bluffs, swamp margins, usually in circumneutral soil (over shell hash, coquina limestone, marl, or limestone), in the Piedmont and Mountains in rich, mesic forests over mafic or calcareous rocks

Uncommon (rare in NC Piedmont)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Tough Buckthorn, Tough Bumelia, Tough Bully

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Sideroxylon tenax   FAMILY: Sapotaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Sideroxylon tenax   FAMILY: Sapotaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Bumelia tenax 149-01-002   FAMILY: Sapotaceae

 

Habitat: Maritime scrub, maritime forests, rarely somewhat inland in hammocks and FL scrub

Uncommon in GA, rare in NC-SC

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Eastern Gum Bumelia, Eastern Gum Bully

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Sideroxylon lanuginosum ssp. lanuginosum   FAMILY: Sapotaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Sideroxylon lanuginosum ssp. lanuginosum   FAMILY: Sapotaceae

 

Habitat: Dry upland forests and woodlands, glades, bluffs, prairies and saline barrens, roadsides, pastures, rises in bottomland forests

Native to South Carolina & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Georgia Bully, Thorne's Bumelia, Swamp Bumelia

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Sideroxylon thornei   FAMILY: Sapotaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sideroxylon thornei   FAMILY: Sapotaceae

 

Habitat: Bottomlands and limesink depressions, particularly over calcareous substrates

Rare

Native to Georgia

 


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