Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4159

Shrub; Tree
Perennial
Dioecious

Non-native: Brazil & Paraguay

Documented growing wild in - - -

Look for it in disturbed areas, especially moist or wet, 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:

 

full sun ...Wet ...Moist

LEAVES:
Evergreen
Odd-pinnately compound: 3-13 leaflets
Alternate

FLOWER:
Winter/Spring/Summer/Fall
White
Unisexual
Radially symmetrical
5 petals
Flowers in axillary clusters on new stems

FRUIT:
Winter/Spring/Summer

 

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



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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Schinus terebinthifolia   FAMILY Anacardiaceae

GREATER THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Schinus terebinthifolius var. raddianus   FAMILY Anacardiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Aquatic & Wetland Plants of Southeastern US (Godfrey & Wooten, 1979 & 1981)
Schinus terebinthifolius

 

COMMON NAME:
Brazilian Peppertree, Brazilian-pepper


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