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Franklinia alatamaha Bartram ex Marshall. Franklinia. Hab: Habitat speculative, probably dry sandy ridges, near the mouth of the Altamaha River; believed to be extinct in the wild. Dist: Franklinia was native to the Coastal Plain of GA, where it was found by William Bartram near the mouth of the Altamaha River.

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Other Comments: It has not been seen in the wild since 1803 and is now considered to be extinct in the wild. It is sometimes cultivated in our area. Bozeman & Rogers (1986) discuss the history of this tree.

Synonymy: = FNA8, K1, K3, K4, S; = Gordonia alatamaha (Bartram ex Marshall) Sarg.

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