Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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Your search found 4 taxa.

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

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Buckthorn Bumelia, Buckthorn Bully
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Sideroxylon lycioides
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sideroxylon lycioides
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Bumelia lycioides 149-01-001

 

Look for it in 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 Bumelia, Tough Buckthorn, Tough Bully
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Sideroxylon tenax
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sideroxylon tenax
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Bumelia tenax 149-01-002

 

Look for it in maritime scrub, maritime forests, also inland in hammocks

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: (11/30/12) Sideroxylon lanuginosum ssp. lanuginosum
INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Sideroxylon lanuginosum ssp. lanuginosum

 

Look for it in mesic to floodplain forests

Uncommon in GA, rare in SC

Native to South Carolina & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Thorne's Bumelia, Swamp Bumelia
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Sideroxylon thornei
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sideroxylon thornei

 

Look for it in bottomlands and limesink depressions, particularly over calcareous substrates

Rare

Native to Georgia

 


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