Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2577

Tree
Perennial
Monoecious

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common (uncommon in NC)

Look for it in river swamps where flooded (often to depths of 1-2m) in the winter, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring
Greenish
Unisexual
4-5 lobed calyx
Petals absent
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring
Nutlet

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Rosales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Planera aquatica   FAMILY Ulmaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Planera aquatica   FAMILY Ulmaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 056-02-001:
Planera aquatica   FAMILY Ulmaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Planera aquatica

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Planera aquatica

 

COMMON NAME:
Water-elm, Planer-tree