Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


428

Shrub, Tree
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common (rare in Piedmont)

Look for it in pocosins, swamps, lake & flatwood pond margins, streambanks, pine flatwoods, per Weakley's Flora

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partial shade ...Wet ...Moist

LEAVES:
Semi-evergreen
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
White
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5 sepals
5 petals
5 stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Brown/Olive
Drupe-like

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Ericales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Cyrilla racemiflora   FAMILY Cyrillaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cyrilla racemiflora   FAMILY Cyrillaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 111-01-001:
Cyrilla racemiflora   FAMILY Cyrillaceae

LESS THAN Flora of North America
Cyrilla racemiflora

 

COMMON NAME:
Titi, Swamp Cyrilla, Leatherwood