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Elliottia racemosa

Southern-plume, Georgia-plume

Scientific Name:

Elliottia racemosa

Genus:

Elliottia

Species Epithet:

racemosa

Common Name:

Southern-plume, Georgia-plume

Plant Type

Tree/Shrub

Life Cycle

Perennial

Plant Family

Ericaceae (Heath Family)

Native/Alien:

S.E. Native

Invasive Status:

(*Key)

Size:

6-12 ft., 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:

Dry, Moist

Bloom Time:

June, July, August

Habitat Description:

Xeric sandy ridges, sandhills, river bluffs; serpentine woodlands. Endemic to e. GA and s. SC.

Leaf Arrangement:

Alternate

Leaf Retention:

Deciduous

Leaf Type:

Leaves veined, not needle-like or scale-like

Leaf Form:

Simple

Life Cycle:

Perennial

Wildlife Value:

Has some wildlife value

Landscape Value:

Recommended and Available

Global Rank:

G_?: Uncertain (add status to NOTES section) (*Key)

Notes:

Global Rank G2?.

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record

https://www.wildflower.org/plants/result.php?id_plant=ELRA2



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