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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Leitneria floridana   FAMILY Simaroubaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Leitneria floridana   FAMILY Leitneriaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Corkwood, Florida Corkwood


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image of Leitneria floridana, Corkwood, Florida Corkwood

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

        

 

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Leitneria floridana   FAMILY Leitneriaceae

 

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2589

Shrub; Tree
Perennial
Dioecious or polygamo-dioecious

Native to Georgia

Habitat: swamps and cabbage palm / sawgrass marshes, especially in the transition zones between coastal hydric hammocks (oak and palm with limestone near the surface) and sawgrass marshes, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring
4 tepals in pistillate flowers

Flowers in ascending catkins

FRUIT:
Olive-brown
Drupe

 

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