OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Sageretia minutiflora   FAMILY Rhamnaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Sageretia minutiflora   FAMILY Rhamnaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 119-05-001:
Sageretia minutiflora   FAMILY Rhamnaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Shell-mound Buckthorn, Small-flowered Buckthorn, Smallflower Mock-buckthorn


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Sageretia minutiflora   FAMILY Rhamnaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Sageretia minutiflora   FAMILY Rhamnaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 119-05-001:
Sageretia minutiflora   FAMILY Rhamnaceae

 

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2323

Shrub
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Habitat: shell middens and shell hammocks, dry calcareous hammocks and maritime forests, per Weakley's Flora

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IS THE PLANT "ARMED"?
Armed with spinose spur shoots

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
White
Bisexual
5-merous

FRUIT:
Fall
Purplish-black
Drupe-like berry

 

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