Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


895

Shrub, Tree
Perennial

Native: Florida
Documented growing wild in - - -

Rare, endemic to the FL Panhandle

Look for it in moist to wet hammocks, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet ...Moist

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate, crowded at branch tips & appearing whorled ("umbrella-like")

FLOWER:
Spring
Creamy-white
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
3 sepals
6-12 petals
Numerous stamens

FRUIT:
Summer
Aggregate of follicles

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Magnoliids: Magnoliales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Magnolia ashei   FAMILY Magnoliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Magnolia ashei   FAMILY Magnoliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Guide to the Vascular Plants of Florida (Wunderlin & Hansen, 2003)
Magnolia macrophylla var. ashei

 

COMMON NAME:
Ashe's Magnolia