OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

Your search found 2 taxa in the family Simaroubaceae, Quassia family, as understood by Weakley's Flora.

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Ailanthus, Tree-of-heaven

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ailanthus altissima   FAMILY: Simaroubaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ailanthus altissima   FAMILY: Simaroubaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ailanthus altissima 104-01-001   FAMILY: Simaroubaceae

 

Habitat: Roadsides, forests, disturbed areas, including cities, especially in moist, fertile soils

Non-native: east Asia

 


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speaker icon Common Name: Corkwood, Florida Corkwood

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Leitneria floridana   FAMILY: Simaroubaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Leitneria floridana   FAMILY: Leitneriaceae

 

Habitat: Swamps and cabbage palm / sawgrass marshes, especially in the transition zones between coastal hydric hammocks (oak and palm with limestone near the surface) and sawgrass marshes

Native to Georgia

 


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