Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1054

Shrub
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon (rare in Coastal Plain)

Look for it in rich forests & woodlands, rocky bluffs over mafic or calcareous rocks, & also cultivated & persistent, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun partial shade ...Moist

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Spring
White
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
Usually 4-merous
4-lobed calyx
4 petals
Numerous stamens

FRUIT:
Summer
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Cornales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Philadelphus inodorus   FAMILY Hydrangeaceae

GREATER THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Philadelphus inodorus   FAMILY Hydrangeaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 094-04-001:
Philadelphus inodorus   FAMILY Saxifragaceae

GREATER THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Philadelphus grandiflorus

GREATER THAN Gray's Manual of Botany (Fernald, 1950)
Philadelphus inodorus var. grandiflorus

 

COMMON NAME:
Appalachian Mock-orange