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Styrax redivivus

Styrax redivivus (Torr.) L.C. Wheeler

Chapparal Snowbell, Drug Snowbell, Snowdrop Bush

Styracaceae (Storax Family)

Synonym(s): Darlingtonia rediviva, Styrax californicus, Styrax californicus var. fulvescens, Styrax officinalis ssp. fulvescens, Styrax officinalis var. californicus, Styrax officinalis var. fulvescens, Styrax officinalis var. redivivus

USDA Symbol: STRE4

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

A 4-8 ft., deciduous shrub resembling a mock orange with citrus flowers and fruits. The showy, white, fragrant flowers occur in drooping, terminal racemes.

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Flower:
Fruit:
Size Class: 6-12 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Apr , May

Distribution

USA: CA
Native Distribution: Inner North Coast Range & Sierra foothills from Tulare Co., north
Native Habitat: Dry to moist, rocky places below 3000 ft.

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Dry
Soil Description: Rocky soils.
Conditions Comments: Not Available

Propagation

Description: Propagation by seed is possible.
Seed Collection: The fruit is a capsule containing minute black seeds.
Commercially Avail: yes

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Santa Barbara Botanic Garden - Santa Barbara, CA

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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