Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1177

Shrub
Perennial
Dioecious

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

Common in Mtns & NC Pdmt, uncommon to rare elsewhere (endemic to S. & C. App's)

Look for it in moist forests, per Weakley's Flora

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...Moist

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring
Unisexual
5-lobed calyx
Petals absent
5 stamens
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Drupe

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Santalales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Pyrularia pubera   FAMILY Santalaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Pyrularia pubera   FAMILY Santalaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 060-04-001:
Pyrularia pubera   FAMILY Santalaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Buffalo-nut, Oil-nut