Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2595

Woody vine
Perennial
Monoecious

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

Rare

Look for it on rich slopes adjacent to bottomland forests, mesic "islands" surrounded by bottomlands, moist hammocks, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate
Petioles 1-7cm long

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Inner tepals rose to red (outer tepals greenish-white)
Unisexual
9-12 tepals in two series
5 stamens in staminate flowers
Flowers solitary

FRUIT:
Summer
Red
Aggregate of berries

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Basal Angiosperms (flowering plants): Austrobaileyales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Schisandra glabra   FAMILY Schisandraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Schisandra glabra   FAMILY Schisandraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 082-01-001:
Schisandra glabra   FAMILY Schisandraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Schizandra coccinea

SYNONYMOUS WITH Guide to the Vascular Plants of the Blue Ridge (Wofford, 1989)
Schisandra coccinea

 

COMMON NAME:
Bay Star-vine, Climbing-magnolia, Magnolia-vine