Indigenous Woody Plants of the Eastern United State_Frett_Date__051110

Indigenous Woody Plants of the Eastern United State_Frett_Date__051110

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Shrubs 1. Ligustrum vulgare 1. Common Privet 1. 12’-15’ - light: sun-shade 2. White flowers, blue fruit - soil: moist 3. Escape - (FAC) 4. Disturbed areas, roadsides Notes: All Ligustrums are non-native, landscape plants. Flowers: fragrant, flowers in late spring, grow in spike clusters. Fruit: birds like the fruit. Grow as hedge, all over UD. Leaves: opposite, small, entire margin, strong mid vein, smooth. 1. Rhamnus caroliniana 1. Carolina Buckthron 1. 10’15’ - light: sun-part 2. (Red) black fruit - soil: moist 3. Mid-south coastal plains - (FAC) 4. Moist woods 2. Notes: Fruit: starts out red, matures to black. Leaves: shiny, deep lateral veins, about 2-3 inches long. 3. 2. Aronia arbutifolia 1. Red Chokebbery 1. 6’-10’ - light: sun-part 2. White flowers, red fruit, fall color - soil: dry-wet 3. Throughout - (FACW) 4. Swamps, wet woods 2. Notes: Flowers: flowers in April. Fruit: stays on plant in fall. Red fall color. Has red buds in winter. Leaves: wide round leaves, glossy, serrated edges, about 1 inch long,
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