OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Lindera subcoriacea   FAMILY Lauraceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lindera subcoriacea   FAMILY Lauraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Lindera subcoriacea

SYNONYMOUS WITH Guide to the Vascular Plants of Florida (Wunderlin & Hansen, 2011)
Lindera benzoin

 

COMMON NAME:
Bog Spicebush, Streamhead Spicebush


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image of Lindera subcoriacea, Bog Spicebush, Streamhead Spicebush

Will Stuart    wil_8441791251_4464a783ac

March    Orange County    NC

North Carolina Botanical Garden

The overall range of this newly described species is still poorly known, per Weakley's Flora.


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Lindera subcoriacea   FAMILY Lauraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lindera subcoriacea   FAMILY Lauraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Lindera subcoriacea

SYNONYMOUS WITH Guide to the Vascular Plants of Florida (Wunderlin & Hansen, 2011)
Lindera benzoin

 

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2543

Shrub; Tree
Perennial
Dioecious or polygamo-dioecious

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Rare

Habitat: Peaty seepage bogs in headwaters of blackwater streams, in the sandhills and immediately adjacent Piedmont, with other pocosin shrubs, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring
Yellow
Radially symmetrical
3-merous
6 deciduous tepals
9 fertile stamens on staminate flowers
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer
Red
Drupe

 

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