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Wasowski, Sally and Andy
Persea palustris (Raf.) Sarg.
USDA Symbol: PEPA37
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Swampbay (P. palustris (Raf.) Sarg.) is characterized by twigs and lower leaf surfaces covered with rust-colored hairs. It is found in coastal swamps and ranges from Delaware west to southeast Texas and south to the Bahamas.
AL , DE , FL , GA , LA , MD , MS , NC , SC , TX , VA Native Distribution:
Southeastern North America and the Bahamas. From Delaware south to Florida and the Bahamas, west to southeast Texas Native Habitat:
Moist woodlands, savannahs, and swamps USDA Native Status: L48(N)
From the National Organizations Directory
According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:
- Picayune, MS
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Record Modified: 2012-06-02