Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2589

Shrub; Tree
Perennial
Dioecious or polygamo-dioecious

Native to Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare

Look for it in swamps and cabbage palm/ sawgrass marshes, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring
4 tepals in pistillate flowers
Flowers in ascending catkins

FRUIT:
Olive-brown
Drupe

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Malvids: Sapindales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Leitneria floridana   FAMILY Simaroubaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Leitneria floridana   FAMILY Leitneriaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Corkwood, Florida Corkwood


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image of Leitneria floridana

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_lefl_001_lvd