Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Hydrangea quercifolia Bartram. Oakleaf Hydrangea. Phen: May-Jul. Hab: Native in hammocks, moist forests, also in disturbed areas, thickets, or forests adjacent to urban or suburban areas. Dist: C. and sw. TN, south through w. GA, AL, and MS to Panhandle FL and e. LA; scattered elsewhere as a remnant or escape from cultivation.

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Syn: = Ar, C, F, Fl5, FNA12, G, K1, K3, K4, NE, S, Tn, WH3

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image of plant© Richard & Teresa Ware
image of plant© Alan Cressler: Hydrangea quercifolia, sterile flowers, Flat Shoal Creek, Harris County, Georgia 1 by Alan Cressler source