Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2972

Tree
Perennial

Non-native: Brazil & Uruguay
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Waif(s)

Look for it . It is widely planted in the outer Coastal Plain of se. NC, e. SC, e. GA, and FL. It persists and can appear naturalized in apparently semi-natural situations, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Evergreen
Compound

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Radially symmetrical
3 sepals
3 petals
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer
Orange
Drupaceous

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Commelinids: Arecales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Butia odorata   FAMILY Arecaceae

(?) LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Butia capitata   FAMILY Arecaceae

LESS THAN Guide to the Vascular Plants of Florida (Wunderlin & Hansen, 2011)
Butia capitata

 

COMMON NAME:
Pindo Palm, South American Jelly Palm, Brazilian Butia