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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Ericales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Camellia sasanqua   FAMILY Theaceae


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Camellia sasanqua   FAMILY Theaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Sasanqua, Sasanqua Camellia


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image of Camellia sasanqua, Sasanqua, Sasanqua Camellia

Paul Thompson    pstcamellia_sasanqua

September?        

Leaves are elliptical with sharply serrate margins. — Clemson Extension

image of Camellia sasanqua, Sasanqua, Sasanqua Camellia

JK Marlow    jkm201023_7915

October    Greenville County    SC

Lichtenfelt Nursery

'Autumn Rocket'

image of Camellia sasanqua, Sasanqua, Sasanqua Camellia

JK Marlow    jkm201023_7916

October    Greenville County    SC

Lichtenfelt Nursery

Flowers are usually smaller (2-3" diam.) and more open than C. japonica, per Manual of Woody Landscape Plants.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Camellia sasanqua   FAMILY Theaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Camellia sasanqua   FAMILY Theaceae

 

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2623

Shrub; Tree
Perennial

Non-native: Asia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Waif(s)

map
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LEAVES:
Evergreen
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
White/Pink/Rose/Red
Bisexual
6-8 petals
Numerous stamens, adnate to the petals
Superior ovary

FRUIT:

 

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