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Persea borbonia

Persea borbonia (L.) Spreng.

Redbay, Red Bay, Sweet Bay, Silk Bay, Red Bay Persea, Laurel Tree

Lauraceae (Laurel Family)


Persea borbonia (Redbay) #50378

Image Information

Photographer: Cressler, Alan
County: Glynn
State: GA
Location Notes: South end of Jekyll Island.
Accession date: 2017-08-18
Filename: A_C_IMG4928.JPG
Slide Index: 4057091686_766a3aea31_o.JPG
Restrictions: Unrestricted
Collection: Wildflower Center Digital Library
Original Format: Digital
Orientation: Landscape
Shot: Close-up of drupes. Photographer's note: "These are the fruit of Redbay. Redbay is under attack by an introduced beetle. There are thousands of dead trees in the wetlands of coastal Georgia. I took this image because it may not be too many years before they are extirpated from coastal Georgia. I wonder if they will root sucker?"
Date Taken: 2009-10-25
NPIN Image Id: 50378

Image Verification

This image has been verified.
By: Joseph A. Marcus
Date: 2017-08-18

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