Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


569

Shrub, Tree
Perennial
Monoecious
Has translucent to milky-white latex

Non-native: southern Asia

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Invasive?

This plant may be causing problems in natural areas outside its native range, according to authorities such as:

Brooklyn Botanic Garden
US Fish & Wildlife Service

LEAVES:
Evergreen
Simple
Mostly alternate

FLOWER:
Winter/Spring/Summer/Fall
Greenish
Unisexual
Radially symmetrical
2-6 sepals
1-2 stamens in staminate flowers

FRUIT:
Multiple of nutlets

 

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

(?) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Ficus thonningii   FAMILY Moraceae

(?) Flora of North America
Ficus microcarpa

 

COMMON NAME:
Laurel Fig