OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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Most habitat and range descriptions were obtained from Weakley's Flora.

Your search found 1 taxon in the family Chrysobalanaceae, Coco-plum family, as understood by Weakley's Flora.

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camera icon Common Name: Gopher-apple, Ground-oak

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Geobalanus oblongifolius   FAMILY: Chrysobalanaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Licania michauxii   FAMILY: Chrysobalanaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Chrysobalanus oblongifolius 097-23-001   FAMILY: Rosaceae

 

Habitat: Longleaf pine sandhills, dry pine flatwoods, pine rocklands

Common in GA, rare in SC

Native to South Carolina & Georgia

 


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"Almost two-thirds of the total vegetation of grasslands is protected within the soil.... If placed end to end, the roots and root hairs beneath a square yard of tallgrass can stretch 20 miles." — Douglas Chadwick, The American Prairie, Root of the Sky, National Geographic, October 1993