Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2324

Shrub
Perennial

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

Uncommon (rare in Piedmont, rare in NC)

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

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...Moist

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
White
Bisexual
4-merous
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
White
Drupe

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Cornus asperifolia   FAMILY Cornaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cornus asperifolia   FAMILY Cornaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 142-01-006:
Cornus asperifolia   FAMILY Cornaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Swida asperifolia

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Svida microcarpa

 

COMMON NAME:
Eastern Roughleaf Dogwood