Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


968

Shrub
Perennial
Dioecious

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Rare
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Look for it in relatively mesic sites in sandhills in the upper Coastal Plain, mesic to dry Piedmont oak forests, per Weakley's Flora

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...Moist ...Dry

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Spring
Unisexual
4-5 sepals
Petals absent

FRUIT:
Summer
Drupe

 

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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/7/08):
Nestronia umbellula   FAMILY Santalaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Nestronia umbellula   FAMILY Santalaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 060-02-001:
Nestronia umbellula   FAMILY Santalaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Nestronia, Conjurer's-nut, Leechbush