Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Lamiales
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Roxanna Martin rlm7108_023
July Spartanburg County SC
Loosely branching conical clusters of flowers, per Nonnative Invasive Plants of Southern Forests.
JK Marlow jkm0308a_36
August Williamsburg County SC
Leaves mostly (3)4-8(9)cm long, apex acute to abruptly acuminate, per Weakley's Flora.
Paul Thompson pstligustrum_japonicum
Note the prominent lenticels on twigs. Clemson Extension
Roxanna Martin rlm12708_142
December Spartanburg County SC
Conical-shaped, branched terminal clusters of ovoid drupes, per Nonnative Invasive Plants of Southern Forests.