Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3427

Tree
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon (an endemic)

Look for it on moist to dry slopes and bottomlands over mafic or calcareous rocks, per Weakley's Flora

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...Moist ...Dry

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring
Yellow
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
3 sepals
6-12 petals
Numerous stamens

FRUIT:
Summer
Aggregate of follicles

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Magnoliids: Magnoliales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Magnolia acuminata var. subcordata   FAMILY Magnoliaceae

LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Magnolia acuminata   FAMILY Magnoliaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 080-02-007?:
Magnolia acuminata   FAMILY Magnoliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Andre Michaux
Magnolia cordata

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Tulipastrum cordatum

 

COMMON NAME:
Yellow Cucumber-tree, Showy Cucumber Magnolia