Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Forestiera acuminata (Michaux) Poiret. Swamp Forestiera, Swamp-privet. Phen: Feb-May; Apr-Jun. Hab: Swamp forests, especially over calcareous substrates. Dist: SC south to n. FL, west to TX, north in the interior to KY, e. and c. TN, IN, IL, MO, and KS.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = Ar, C, F, Fl6, G, GrPl, GW2, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mo3, NcTx, RAB, S, Tn, Tx, WH3, Anderson (1985), Brooks (1977), Godfrey (1988), Hardin (1974), Johnston (1957)

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image of plant© Radford, Ahles and Bell
image of plant© Alan Cressler: Forestiera acuminata, Troup Lake, Oconee River floodplain, River Bend Wildlife Management Area, Laurens County, Georgia 1 by Alan Cressler source