Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Shrub, Tree
Perennial
Dioecious

Native to Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare

Look for it in limestone woodlands and glades, per Weakley's Flora

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partial shade

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring
Greenish-white
Usually unisexual, often sterile
5-parted calyx
5 petals
5 stamens
Flowers in terminal clusters

FRUIT:
Greenish
Drupe

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Malvids: Sapindales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Cotinus obovata   FAMILY Anacardiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cotinus obovatus   FAMILY Anacardiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Cotinus americanus

 

COMMON NAME:
American Smoketree