OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Ditrysinia fruticosa   FAMILY Euphorbiaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Ditrysinia fruticosa   FAMILY Euphorbiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)

Ditrysinia fruticosa

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America

Ditrysinia fruticosa

SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America (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 VARIANT) 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 (4/24/22):
Ditrysinia fruticosa   FAMILY Euphorbiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Ditrysinia fruticosa   FAMILY Euphorbiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)
Ditrysinia fruticosa

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Ditrysinia fruticosa

SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America (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 VARIANT) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Sebastiana ligustrina

 

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2618

Shrub
Perennial
Monoecious

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

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Common in Coastal Plain of GA & SC (rare in NC)

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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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