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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Ligustrum obtusifolium var. suave   FAMILY Oleaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Ligustrum amurense   FAMILY Oleaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)
Ligustrum obtusifolium var. suave

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 153-05-001:
Ligustrum amurense   FAMILY Oleaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Ligustrum amurense

 

COMMON NAME:
Amur Privet


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image of Ligustrum obtusifolium var. suave, Amur Privet

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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Ligustrum obtusifolium var. suave   FAMILY Oleaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Ligustrum amurense   FAMILY Oleaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)
Ligustrum obtusifolium var. suave

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 153-05-001:
Ligustrum amurense   FAMILY Oleaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Ligustrum amurense

 

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2498

Shrub
Perennial

Non-native: Japan

Waif(s)

Habitat: Disturbed places, per Weakley's Flora

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Invasive?

This plant may be causing problems in natural areas outside its native range, according to authorities such as:

 

LEAVES:
Semi-evergreen
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer
White/Cream
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
4-merous
Synsepalous calyx, lobes obsolete
4-lobed salverform corolla
2 stamens
Superior ovary

Inflorescence a many-flowered terminal panicle

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Black
Drupe

 

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