OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (11/30/12):
Ditrysinia fruticosa   FAMILY Euphorbiaceae   Go to FSUS key


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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 107-09-001:
Sebastiania ligustrina   FAMILY Euphorbiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC ERROR) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Sebastiana ligustrina

 

COMMON NAME:
Sebastian-bush


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image of Ditrysinia fruticosa, Sebastian-bush

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide    pnd_sefr_002_lvd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (11/30/12):
Ditrysinia fruticosa   FAMILY Euphorbiaceae

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 107-09-001:
Sebastiania ligustrina   FAMILY Euphorbiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC ERROR) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Sebastiana ligustrina

 

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2618

Shrub
Perennial
Monoecious

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Habitat: swamp forests, other wet to moist, mostly shaded, habitats, per Weakley's Flora

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DOES THE PLANT HAVE "MILKY SAP"?
Does not have milky sap

LEAVES:
Evergreen
Simple
Alternate
Leaves have petioles.
Leaves are subtended by stipules.

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

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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