OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Ericales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Cliftonia monophylla   FAMILY Cyrillaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cliftonia monophylla   FAMILY Cyrillaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Cliftonia monophylla

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Cliftonia monophylla

 

COMMON NAME:
Buckwheat-tree, Black Titi, Buckwheat-bush


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Cliftonia monophylla   FAMILY Cyrillaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cliftonia monophylla   FAMILY Cyrillaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Cliftonia monophylla

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Cliftonia monophylla

 

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347

Shrub; Tree
Perennial

Native to South Carolina & Georgia

Habitat: Acid bogs, bayheads, swamps, and streambanks, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Evergreen
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring
Pink/White
Radially symmetrical
5-lobed calyx
5 petals
10 stamens

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Brown/Olive
Drupe

 

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