Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2211

Shrub
Perennial
Dioecious
Has translucent to milky-white latex

Non-native: China/Korea
Documented growing wild in GA NC -

Rare, escaped & naturalized from plantings

Look for it where it has escaped and naturalized from plantings, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate
Petioles 1–2cm, sparsely pubescent

FLOWER:
Summer
Unisexual
Radially symmetrical
4-lobed calyx, usually
Staminate flowers have as many stamens as calyx lobes

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Orange-red
Berry-like multiple

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Rosales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Maclura tricuspidata   FAMILY Moraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cudrania tricuspidata   FAMILY Moraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of China
Maclura tricuspidata

 

COMMON NAME:
Cudrania, Strawberry-bush, Chinese Che