Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Camphora officinarum Nees. Camphortree. Phen: Apr-May. Hab: Disturbed areas, suburban woodlands, increasingly in natural forests. Dist: Native of e. Asia. A serious invasive, especially southwards.

Origin/Endemic status: E. and se. Asia

Syn: = Camphora camphora – S, invalid name (tautonym); = Cinnamomum camphora – Fl2, FNA3, K1, K3, K4, Tx, WH3, Franck (2012)

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