Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2614

Shrub
Perennial

Native to North Carolina & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - SC

Common in GA, rare in SC

Look for it in sandhills, dry sandy pinelands, per Weakley's Flora

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...Dry

LEAVES:
Evergreen
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
White
5 united sepals
5 petals
10-15 stamens

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Drupe

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Licania michauxii   FAMILY Chrysobalanaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Licania michauxii   FAMILY Chrysobalanaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 097-23-001:
Chrysobalanus oblongifolius   FAMILY Rosaceae

GREATER THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Geobalanus oblongifolius

GREATER THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Geobalanus pallidus

 

COMMON NAME:
Gopher-apple, Ground-oak