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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Alnus maritima ssp. georgiensis   FAMILY Betulaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Alnus maritima   FAMILY Betulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)
Alnus maritima ssp. georgiensis

INCLUDED WITHIN Flora of North America
Alnus maritima

 

COMMON NAME:
Georgia Alder


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image of Alnus maritima ssp. georgiensis, Georgia Alder

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_alma7_001_lvd

        

image of Alnus maritima ssp. georgiensis, Georgia Alder

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide    pnd_alma7_004_lvd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Alnus maritima ssp. georgiensis   FAMILY Betulaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Alnus maritima   FAMILY Betulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)
Alnus maritima ssp. georgiensis

INCLUDED WITHIN Flora of North America
Alnus maritima

 

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2789

Shrub
Perennial
Monoecious

Native to Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare, endemic to a single site in Bartow County, GA

Habitat: Standing water of Ridge-and-Valley spring run, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer
Unisexual
Staminate calyx 4-parted, pistillate calyx absent
Petals absent in pistillate flowers
4 stamens in staminate flowers
Inferior ovary

Flowers in catkins (staminate catkins elongate)

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall

 

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