Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
You may enjoy reading South Carolina's Native Magnolias by Richard B. Figlar.
Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Magnoliids: Magnoliales
Magnoliaceae hardy in cooler temperatures (Spongberg, 1998)
Magnolia fraseri var. pyramidata
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Patrick D. McMillan pdmmpyrimidata_arb10
Closely related to M. fraseri, but leaves generally shorter (5.5-8.5" long), per Native Trees of the Southeast, An Identification Guide.
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Patrick D. McMillan pdmmpyramidata_wl2
Flowers only 3.5-4" across when fully expanded, per Native Trees of the Southeast, An Identification Guide.