Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Tree
Perennial
Dioecious
Has red latex (milky sap)

Non-native: southern Asia & Australia

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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 (deciduous in times of drought)
Pinnately compound: 3 leaflets
Alternate, spirally arranged
Leaves have long petioles.

FLOWER:
Spring
Greenish
Unisexual
Radially symmetrical
5-merous
5-lobed calyx
Petals absent
5 stamens
Superior ovary
Flowers in axillary clusters

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Light reddish-brown
Drupe

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



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

PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Bischofia javanica   FAMILY Euphorbiaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Japanese Bishopwood, Javawood, Toog, Uriam


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    wwwinvasive_bischofia

        

www.invasive.org/browse/subject.cfm?sub=5188

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Forest and Kim Starr, Starr Environmental, Bugwood.org    bug_1461078

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On female plants, pea-sized fruits hang in grapelike clusters, per Invasive Plants, Guide to Identification, Impacts and Control.

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Forest and Kim Starr, Starr Environmental, Bugwood.org    bug_5419067

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Forest and Kim Starr, Starr Environmental, Bugwood.org    bug_5419068

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Leaflets elliptical to ovate, apex acuminate, margin finely crenate, per World Agroforestry Centre.

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Forest and Kim Starr, Starr Environmental, Bugwood.org    bug_5419069

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Trees to 40m tall; stem straight, branching lower; bark gray-brown to brown, per Flora of China.

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Forest and Kim Starr, Starr Environmental, Bugwood.org    bug_5419070

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