Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1474

Shrub
Perennial

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

Uncommon or rare, depending on variety

Look for it in moist to wet habitats, per Weakley's Flora

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partial shade shade ...Wet ...Moist

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
White
Bisexual
5-merous
Synsepalous calyx, lobes minute
5-lobed campanulate corolla
10 stamens
Flowers in racemes of 1-4 flowers

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Styrax americanus +   FAMILY Styracaceae

LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Styrax americanus   FAMILY Styracaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 152-02-002:
Styrax americana   FAMILY Styracaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
American Storax, American Snowbell