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Lyonia fruticosa

Lyonia fruticosa (Michx.) G.S. Torr.

Coastal plain staggerbush, Poor-grub, Rusty lyonia

Ericaceae (Heath Family)

Synonym(s): Xolisma fruticosa

USDA Symbol: LYFR3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Elliptic , Obovate
Leaf Margin: Entire , Undulate
Leaf Apex: Acuminate , Acute
Leaf Base: Attenuate , Cuneate
Fruit:
Size Class: 6-12 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug

Distribution

USA: FL , GA

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACW
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Lyonia fruticosa in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Lyonia fruticosa in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Lyonia fruticosa

Metadata

Record Last Modified: 2011-08-26
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