OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Rosales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (6/30/18):
Ziziphus jujuba   FAMILY Rhamnaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Ziziphus zizyphus   FAMILY Rhamnaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Zizyphus zizyphus

 

COMMON NAME:
Chinese Jujube, Common Jujube, Chinese Date


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image of Ziziphus jujuba, Chinese Jujube, Common Jujube, Chinese Date

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / US Forest Service    pnd_ziju_001_lhd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (6/30/18):
Ziziphus jujuba   FAMILY Rhamnaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Ziziphus zizyphus   FAMILY Rhamnaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Zizyphus zizyphus

 

Find by scientific name:

4322

Shrub; Tree
Perennial

Non-native: Eurasia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Rare

Habitat: Disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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IS THE PLANT "ARMED"?
Armed with slender nodal spines

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate
Margins finely toothed

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
White to yellowish-green
Bisexual
5 petals

FRUIT:
Fall
Red
Drupe

 

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