Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2323

Shrub
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Rare

Look for it in shell middens and shell hammocks, dry calcareous hammocks and maritime forests, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
White
Bisexual
5-merous

FRUIT:
Fall
Purplish-black
Drupe-like berry

 

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

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 (1968) 119-05-001:
Sageretia minutiflora   FAMILY Rhamnaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Shell-mound Buckthorn, Small-flowered Buckthorn