Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4196

Tree
Perennial

Non-native: east Asia
Documented growing wild in - - -

Look for it in disturbed suburban areas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple - palmately lobed
Alternate
Leaves have petioles.

FLOWER:
Summer
White or yellowish-green
5-toothed calyx
5 petals
5 stamens
Inferior ovary
Inflorescence a terminal, corymbose panicle of umbels

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Dark blue at maturity
Drupe

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Apiales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Kalopanax septemlobus   FAMILY Araliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Kalopanax septemlobus   FAMILY Araliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Kalopanax pictus

 

COMMON NAME:
Castor Aralia


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image of Kalopanax septemlobus

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / US Forest Service    pnd_kapi2_001_lvd

        

image of Kalopanax septemlobus

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / US Forest Service    pnd_kapi2_002_pvp