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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Halesia diptera var. diptera   FAMILY Styracaceae   Go to FSUS key


INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Halesia diptera   FAMILY Styracaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Flora of North America
Halesia diptera

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 152-01-002:
Halesia diptera   FAMILY Styracaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Halesia diptera

 

COMMON NAME:
Common Two-wing Silverbell


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image of Halesia diptera var. diptera, Common Two-wing Silverbell

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide    pnd_hadi3_002_lvd

        

image of Halesia diptera var. diptera, Common Two-wing Silverbell

Stephanie C. Brundage    scb_032721atlanta02

March    Fulton County    GA

Atlanta Botanical Garden

image of Halesia diptera var. diptera, Common Two-wing Silverbell

Stephanie C. Brundage    scb_032721atlanta04

March    Fulton County    GA

Atlanta Botanical Garden

image of Halesia diptera var. diptera, Common Two-wing Silverbell

Stephanie C. Brundage    scb_032721atlanta07

March    Fulton County    GA

Atlanta Botanical Garden

image of Halesia diptera var. diptera, Common Two-wing Silverbell

JK Marlow    jkm180505_1861

May    Pike County    GA

Camp Thunder VPA

Leaves broadly obovate to nearly orbicular, finely and irregularly serrate, per Trees of the Southeastern United States.


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image of Halesia diptera var. diptera, Common Two-wing Silverbell

JK Marlow    jkm180505_1870

May    Pike County    GA

Camp Thunder VPA

Leaves have an abrupt acuminate tip, per Native Trees of the Southeast, An Identification Guide.

image of Halesia diptera var. diptera, Common Two-wing Silverbell

JK Marlow    jkm180505_1871

May    Pike County    GA

Camp Thunder VPA

image of Halesia diptera var. diptera, Common Two-wing Silverbell

Sam Pratt    sbp_092513_2021

September    Spartanburg County    SC

In cultivation

image of Halesia diptera var. diptera, Common Two-wing Silverbell

Sam Pratt    sbp_092513_2026

September    Spartanburg County    SC

In cultivation

Fruit two-winged, per Woody Plants of the Southeastern US: A Winter Guide.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Halesia diptera var. diptera   FAMILY Styracaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Halesia diptera   FAMILY Styracaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Flora of North America
Halesia diptera

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 152-01-002:
Halesia diptera   FAMILY Styracaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Halesia diptera

 

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633

Tree
Perennial

Native to South Carolina & Georgia

Uncommon in GA Coastal Plain, rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC

Habitat: Bottomland forests, forested edges of brackish marshes, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate
Margins serrate

FLOWER:
Spring
White or shaded with pink
4-merous
Synsepalous calyx, lobes minute
4-lobed campanulate corolla
8-16 stamens

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Fruits broadly 2-winged

 

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