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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Philadelphus pubescens   FAMILY Hydrangeaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


INCLUDING PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Philadelphus pubescens +   FAMILY Hydrangeaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Ozark Mock-orange, Hairy Mock-orange


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JK Marlow    jkm110416_872

April    Etowah County    AL

image of Philadelphus pubescens, Ozark Mock-orange, Hairy Mock-orange

JK Marlow    jkm110416_874

April    Etowah County    AL

Flowers not fragrant or only slightly so, per Weakley's Flora (2015).

image of Philadelphus pubescens, Ozark Mock-orange, Hairy Mock-orange

JK Marlow    jkm110416_875

April    Etowah County    AL

Flower parts hairy. Usually 7-9 flowers per cluster, per Woody Plants of the Blue Ridge.

image of Philadelphus pubescens, Ozark Mock-orange, Hairy Mock-orange

Ron Lance    rwl2183_a

April        

Flowers in racemes - rather than in cymules of 3 or solitary, per Native Shrubs and Woody Vines of the Southeast.

 

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

INCLUDING PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Philadelphus pubescens +   FAMILY Hydrangeaceae

 

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Shrub
Perennial

Native to Georgia

Habitat: limestone bluffs; also naturalizing near ornamental plantings in suburban woodlands, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Spring
White
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
Usually 4-merous
4-lobed calyx
4 petals
20-50 stamens

Inflorescence a determinate raceme of 5-9 flowers

FRUIT:
Summer
Capsule

 

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