Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2533

Shrub, Tree
Perennial

Non-native: China/Japan
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Waif(s)

Look for it . It is frequently cultivated, sometimes persistent around old home sites, at least weakly spreading near cultivated plants, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Evergreen
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Winter/SpringFall
White/Pink/Rose/Red
Bisexual
5-7 petals
Numerous stamens, adnate to the petals
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Winter/SpringFall
Capsule

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Camellia japonica   FAMILY Theaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Camellia japonica   FAMILY Theaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Camellia