Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Ericales
Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Eastern Gum Bumelia, Eastern Gum Bully
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Patrick D. McMillan pdmslanuginosum_wheeler1
Month Unknown Wheeler County GA
Mature leaves pubescent beneath, hairs woolly-tomentose, not matted nor shiny, per Weakley's Flora.
Native to South Carolina & Georgia
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DOES THE PLANT HAVE "MILKY SAP"?
Has milky sap (latex)
IS THE PLANT "ARMED"?
May be armed with nodal spines
Alternate or clustered on spur shoots
5 stamens & 5 staminodia, fused to corolla
Flowers in axillary clusters
TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!
- Native Trees of the Southeast, An Identification Guide p315
- Field Guide to the Rare Plants of Georgia p359
- Trees of the Southeastern United States p224
- Woody Plants of the Southeastern US: A Winter Guide p326