Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2618

Shrub
Perennial
Monoecious

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

Common (rare in NC)

Look for it in swamp forests, other wet to moist, mostly shaded, habitats, per Weakley's Flora

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shade ...Wet ...Moist

LEAVES:
Evergreen
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Green
Unisexual
3 sepals
Petals absent
3 stamens

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Ditrysinia fruticosa   FAMILY Euphorbiaceae

(?) SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Ditrysinia fruticosa   FAMILY Euphorbiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 107-09-001:
Sebastiania ligustrina   FAMILY Euphorbiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999)
Sebastiania fruticosa

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC ERROR) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Sebastiana ligustrina

 

COMMON NAME:
Sebastian-bush