Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3828

Tree
Perennial
Polygamous

Non-native: China, Japan & Korea
Documented growing wild in GA - -

Waif(s)

Look for it . It is planted frequently for ornament, persisting or spreading weakly, per Weakley's Flora

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Invasive?

This plant may be causing problems in natural areas outside its native range, according to authorities such as:

Kentucky Exotic Pest Plant Council, 2013

 

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring
Greenish
4-8 parted calyx
Petals absent
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Pea green
Drupe

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Rosales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Zelkova serrata   FAMILY Ulmaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Zelkova serrata   FAMILY Ulmaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Japanese Zelkova