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*Buxus sempervirens Linnaeus. Boxwood. Phen: Jul-Oct. Hab: Persistent for decades at abandoned homesites, and spreading weakly from dumped hedge trimmings and other cuttings. Dist: Native of Europe. Reported for AL Coastal Plain (Diamond 2013) and the Arkansas Coastal Plain (Serviss et al. 2020).

Origin/Endemic status: Europe

Other Comments: Popular for hedges and landscaping; also sometimes cultivated for wreathing.

Synonymy: = FNA10, K1, K3, K4, NY; = n/a – C, Il, RAB

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image of plant© Gary P. Fleming | Original Image ⭷
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