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Styrax americanus Lam.

Styrax americanus

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Styrax americanus, the American snowbell[3] or mock-orange, is a plant species native to the southeastern United States and the Ohio Valley. It has been reported from Texas and Florida to Virginia and Missouri. It generally grows in swamps and on floodplains and in other wet locations.[2][4]

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Styrax americanus is native to the eastern United States

Styrax americanus is a shrub or small tree up to 5 m (17 feet) tall. Leaves are elliptic to ovate, up to 10 cm (4 inches) long. Flowers are borne in the axils of some of the leaves.[5][6][7]

Two varieties of this species exist:[8]

  • Styrax americanus var. americanus (American snowbell) common to swamp forests and wet habitats ranging from West Virginia south to Florida and west to Texas and Missouri.
  • Styrax americanus var. pulverulentus (downy American snowbell) common to wet pine flatwoods ranging from South Carolina south to Florida and west to Texas and Missouri.

References

  1. ^ IUCN SSC Global Tree Specialist Group.; Botanic Gardens Conservation International (BGCI). (2020). "Styrax americanus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2020: e.T152857728A152906961. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2020-1.RLTS.T152857728A152906961.en. Retrieved 6 May 2020.
  2. ^ a b Flora of North America v 8 p 342.
  3. ^ "Styrax americanus". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 4 December 2015.
  4. ^ Godfrey, R. K. & J. W. Wooten. 1981. Aquatic and Wetland Plants of Southeastern United States Dicotyledons. 1–944. University of Georgia Press, Athens.
  5. ^ Lamarck, Jean Baptiste Antoine Pierre de Monnet de. Encyclopédie Méthodique, Botanique 1(1): 82. 1783.
  6. ^ Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston. 1970. Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas i–xv, 1–1881. The University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson.
  7. ^ Wunderlin, R. P. 1998. Guide to the Vascular Plants of Florida i–x, 1–806. University Press of Florida, Gainesville.
  8. ^ Weakley, Alan (2012). Flora of the Southern and Mid-Atlantic States. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina. p. 812.
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Styrax americanus: Brief Summary

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Styrax americanus, the American snowbell or mock-orange, is a plant species native to the southeastern United States and the Ohio Valley. It has been reported from Texas and Florida to Virginia and Missouri. It generally grows in swamps and on floodplains and in other wet locations.

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Styrax americanus is a shrub or small tree up to 5 m (17 feet) tall. Leaves are elliptic to ovate, up to 10 cm (4 inches) long. Flowers are borne in the axils of some of the leaves.

Two varieties of this species exist:

Styrax americanus var. americanus (American snowbell) common to swamp forests and wet habitats ranging from West Virginia south to Florida and west to Texas and Missouri. Styrax americanus var. pulverulentus (downy American snowbell) common to wet pine flatwoods ranging from South Carolina south to Florida and west to Texas and Missouri.
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