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Forestiera ligustrina (Michaux) Poiret. Glade Forestiera, Southern-privet. Phen: Aug. Hab: Upland forests, woodlands, and glades, mostly on calcareous rocks or shell middens. Dist: E. SC south to n. peninsular FL, west to sc. KY, c. TN, AL, and MS; disjunct in w. LA and e. TX.

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Synonymy: = C, F, Fl6, G, K1, K3, K4, S, Tn, Tx, WH3, Brooks (1977), Godfrey (1988), Hardin (1974), Johnston (1957); = Adelia ligustrina Michx.; = n/a – RAB

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FAC
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FAC
  • Great Plains: FAC

Heliophily: 7

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image of plant© Alan Cressler: Forestiera ligustrina (male), Broxton Rocks Preserve, The Nature Conservancy, Coffee County, Georgia 1 by Alan Cressler source | Original Image ⭷


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