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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (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

 

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 (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

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

map
Click here to see a more detailed map from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium,

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shade ...Wet ...Moist

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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