OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Magnoliids: Laurales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Litsea aestivalis   FAMILY Lauraceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Litsea aestivalis   FAMILY Lauraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Litsea aestivalis

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 084-03-001:
Litsea aestivalis   FAMILY Lauraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Pondspice


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Litsea aestivalis   FAMILY Lauraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Litsea aestivalis   FAMILY Lauraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Litsea aestivalis

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 084-03-001:
Litsea aestivalis   FAMILY Lauraceae

 

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2596

Shrub
Perennial
Dioecious

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Habitat: Margins of limesink ponds and Carolina bays, less commonly in wet depressions and wet stringers dominated by shrubs, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring
Yellow
Unisexual
Radially symmetrical
3-merous
6 deciduous tepals
9 (or 12) stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Red
Drupe

 

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