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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (2/8/20):
Maclura tricuspidata   FAMILY Moraceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cudrania tricuspidata   FAMILY Moraceae

(?) Flora of China
Maclura tricuspidata

 

COMMON NAME:
Cudrania, Strawberry-bush, Chinese Che


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image of Maclura tricuspidata, Cudrania, Strawberry-bush, Chinese Che

Sam Pratt    sbp_3419

September    Spartanburg County    SC

In cultivation

Leaf margin entire; secondary veins 4-6 on each side of midvein, per Flora of China.

image of Maclura tricuspidata, Cudrania, Strawberry-bush, Chinese Che

Sam Pratt    sbp_3421

September    Spartanburg County    SC

In cultivation

Leaf blade ovate to rhombic-ovate, occ. 3-lobed, base rounded to cuneate, per Flora of China.

image of Maclura tricuspidata, Cudrania, Strawberry-bush, Chinese Che

Sam Pratt    sbp_4013

September    Spartanburg County    SC

In cultivation

Fruiting syncarp orange red when mature, ± globose, ca. 2.5 cm in diameter, per Flora of China.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (2/8/20):
Maclura tricuspidata   FAMILY Moraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cudrania tricuspidata   FAMILY Moraceae

(?) Flora of China
Maclura tricuspidata

 

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2211

Shrub
Perennial
Dioecious

Non-native: China/Korea

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Waifs (escaped & naturalized from plantings)

Habitat: forest edges, suburban woodlands, escaped and naturalized from plantings, per Weakley's Flora

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DOES THE PLANT HAVE "MILKY SAP"?
Has translucent to milky-white latex

IS THE PLANT "ARMED"?
Armed with nodal spines

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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