*Camphora officinarum Nees. Phen: Apr-May. Hab: Disturbed areas, suburban woodlands, increasingly in natural forests. Dist: Native of e. Asia. A serious invasive, especially southwards. Reported as escaped and apparently naturalized in South Carolina by Hill & Horn (1997). In NC, reported for Moore County.
Origin/Endemic status: E. and se. Asia
Synonymy: = Yang et al (2022b); = Camphora camphora (L.) H.Karst. – S, invalid name (tautonym); = Cinnamomum camphora (L.) J.Presl – Fl2, FNA3, K1, K3, K4, Tx, WH3, Franck (2012); = n/a – RAB