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Plant Details

Stewartia malacodendron

silky camellia

Scientific Name:

Stewartia malacodendron

Common Name:

silky camellia

Plant Family

Theaceae (Tea Family)

Native/Alien:

Native

Type:

Deciduous Tree

Bloom Color(s):

White

Size in Feet:

20

Light:

Sun - part -sun

Soil Moisture:

Mesic(*)

Bloom Time:

Apr - Jun

Bloom Area:

uncommon on Coast, rare in Piedmont & Mountains

Bloom Close up

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Skip Pudney

Silky Camellia habitat

Ev-Henwood Preserve in Brunswick Co. has a beautiful grove of Silky Camellias.

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Esther Murphy, May 13, 2012, Ev-Henwood Preserve, Brunswick Co.

Leaves

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record

SoutheasternFlora
Bird-Friendly Native Plants

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