Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3970

Shrub, Tree
Perennial
Monoecious

Non-native: China & Manchuria
Documented growing wild in - NC -

Waif(s)

Look for it . It is commonly planted, especially in graveyards, and rarely persisting and spreading to pastures, fields, and roadsides, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Evergreen
Simple
Opposite

"FLOWER":
Flowers solitary, terminal

FRUIT:

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Gymnosperms (non-flowering plants): Conifers: Cupressales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Platycladus orientalis   FAMILY Cupressaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Platycladus orientalis   FAMILY Cupressaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Biota orientalis

SYNONYMOUS WITH Linnaeus
Thuja orientalis

 

COMMON NAME:
Oriental Arborvitae, Tree-of-life