Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2636

Shrub
Perennial
Dioecious or Polygamo-dioecious

Native to South Carolina & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - SC

Rare

Look for it in calcareous scrub, shell middens, maritime forests and thickets, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Evergreen
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Spring
Greenish-white
Unisexual or bisexual
Radially symmetrical
4-merous
Synsepalous calyx
Petals absent
Flowers in axillary clusters

FRUIT:
Blue-black
Drupe

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Lamiales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Forestiera segregata var. segregata   FAMILY Oleaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Forestiera segregata var. segregata   FAMILY Oleaceae

GREATER THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Forestiera porulosa

GREATER THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Forestiera globularis

 

COMMON NAME:
Florida-privet