Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3018

Shrub
Perennial
Dioecious or andro-dioecious

Non-native

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LEAVES:
Evergreen
Simple
Opposite
Leaves have petioles.

FLOWER:
Winter/Spring/Summer/Fall
Creamy-white
Bisexual, usually becoming unisexual
Radially symmetrical
4-merous
4-lobed campanulate calyx
4-lobed campanulate corolla
Superior ovary
Inflorescence a few-flowered axillary panicle

FRUIT:
Purple-black
Drupe

 

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

PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Osmanthus fragrans   FAMILY Oleaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Fragrant Tea Olive