Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Aucuba japonica Thunberg. Aucuba, Japanese-laurel, Spotted-laurel. Phen: Jan-Apr; Jan-Feb (of the following year). Hab: Commonly planted throughout our area, rarely escaping and naturalizing in suburban woodlands. Dist: Native of Japan and se. Asia.

Origin/Endemic status: E. and se. Asia

Syn: = FNA12, K1, K3, K4

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