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Cliftonia monophylla

Black Ti-ti, Buckwheat Tree

Scientific Name:

Cliftonia monophylla

Genus:

Cliftonia

Species Epithet:

monophylla

Common Name:

Black Ti-ti, Buckwheat Tree

Plant Type

Tree/Shrub

Life Cycle

Perennial

Plant Family

Cyrillaceae (Ti-Ti Family)

Native/Alien:

S.E. Native

Invasive Status:

(*Key)

Size:

12-36 ft.

Bloom Color(s):

White

Light:

Sun - 6 or more hours of sun per day, Part Shade - 2 to 6 hours of sun per day

Soil Moisture:

Moist, Wet

Bloom Time:

March, April

Habitat Description:

Acid bogs, bayheads, swamps, and streambanks. Native from SC south to FL and west to LA.

Leaf Arrangement:

Alternate

Leaf Retention:

Evergreen

Leaf Type:

Leaves veined, not needle-like or scale-like

Leaf Form:

Simple

Life Cycle:

Perennial

Wildlife Value:

Has some wildlife value

Landscape Value:

Suitable for home landscapes

Global Rank:

(*Key)

Notes:

Flowers fragrant.

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record

https://plants.ces.ncsu.edu/plants/cliftonia-monophylla/

https://www.fnps.org/plants/plant/cliftonia-monophylla

https://www.wildflower.org/plants/result.php?id_plant=CLMO2



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