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Vick, Albert F. W.
Halesia carolina L.
USDA Symbol: HACA3
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Tree Leaf:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Apr
AL , FL , GA , MS , SC USDA Native Status: L48(N)
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Medium
Light Requirement: Shade
CaCO3 Tolerance: Low
BenefitWarning: Raw seeds are poisonous and can be fatal to humans and animals. Sensitivity to a toxin varies with a personís age, weight, physical condition, and individual susceptibility. Children are most vulnerable because of their curiosity and small size. Toxicity can vary in a plant according to season, the plantís different parts, and its stage of growth; and plants can absorb toxic substances, such as herbicides, pesticides, and pollutants from the water, air, and soil.
Conspicuous Flowers: yes
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Record Modified: 2011-03-18
Research By: TWC Staff