Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Shrub
Perennial

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

Common

Look for it on forested slopes & streambanks, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun partial shade shade ...Wet ...Moist ...Variable ...Dry

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Spring
Maroon
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
Numerous tepals
Numerous stamens

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Pseudocarp

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Magnoliids: Laurales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Calycanthus floridus   FAMILY Calycanthaceae

GREATER THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Calycanthus floridus var. glaucus   FAMILY Calycanthaceae

GREATER THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 083-01-001b:
Calycanthus floridus var. laevigatus   FAMILY Calycanthaceae

GREATER THAN Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999)
Calycanthus floridus var. floridus

GREATER THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968)
Calycanthus floridus var. floridus

 

COMMON NAME:
Sweetshrub, Carolina Allspice, Strawberry-shrub, Sweet Bubby-bush