Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Shrub; Tree
Perennial

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

Rare

Look for it in mesic forests on bluffs and in ravines (the SC occurrence is on Fall Line river bluffs, with shaley, subcalcareous soils), per Weakley's Flora

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...Moist

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Palmately compound
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer
White
Bisexual
5-lobed calyx
4 petals

FRUIT:
9o
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Malvids: Sapindales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Aesculus parviflora   FAMILY Sapindaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Aesculus parviflora   FAMILY Hippocastanaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Bottlebrush Buckeye