Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Lamiales
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Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Habitat: swamps, especially along blackwater rivers and streams and in freshwater tidal wetlands (as along the James, Pamunkey, Mattaponi, and Rappahannock rivers in e. VA), also in brownwater bottomlands; common (rare in Piedmont and Mountains), per Weakley's Flora
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Odd-pinnately compound: 7-9 leaflets
Synsepalous calyx, lobes obsolete or nearly so
TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!
- Native Trees of the Southeast, An Identification Guide p255
- Trees of the Southeastern United States p059
- Woody Plants of the Southeastern US: A Winter Guide p146