Indigenous Woody Plants of the Eastern United State_Frett_Date__031610

Indigenous Woody Plants of the Eastern United State_Frett_Date__031610

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Understory Trees continued 1. Rhus typhina 1. Staghorn Sumac 1. 20’-40’ [80’] - light: sun-part 2. Fall color (red/orange) - soil: moist 3. North-mid - 4. Dry, open areas - seral 2. Notes: leaves: penately compound. Stem: extremely pubescent, looks like deer antlers. Flowers: red in the summer. 2. Asimina triloba 1. Common Paw Paw 1. 15’-20’ [40’] - light: sun-shade 2. Fruit (edible) - soil: moist 3. Throughout - FACU 4. Moist woods - seral 2. Notes: leaves: floppy and long. Flower: red, come out in march/april. Buds: vegetative small and thin, covered with hair. Flower are large and dome shaped. 3. Ilex deciduas 1. Possumhaw 1. 20’-30’ - light: sun-part 2. Fruit (small and red) - soil: moist-wet 3. Mid-south - FACW 4. Swamps, wet woods - seral 2. Notes: stem: pale gray. Leaves: spatulate. Buds: small, won’t be much help in identifying. 4. Ilex opaca 1. American Holly 1. 30’-50’ - light: sun-shade 2. Fruit (small and red) - soil: moist 3. North-south - FACU 4. Moist woods - climax
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