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Pinckneya bracteata [=Pinckneya pubens]

Fevertree

Scientific Name:

Pinckneya bracteata [=Pinckneya pubens]

Genus:

Pinckneya

Species Epithet:

bracteata

Common Name:

Fevertree

Plant Type

Tree/Shrub

Life Cycle

Perennial

Plant Family

Rubiaceae (Madder Family)

Native/Alien:

S.E. Native

Size:

6-12 ft., 12-36 ft.

Bloom Color(s):

Pink

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:

May, June, July

Habitat Description:

Margins of acidic, peaty (blackwater) swamps. Not native to NC.

Leaf Arrangement:

Opposite

Leaf Retention:

Deciduous

Leaf Type:

Leaves veined, not needle-like or scale-like

Leaf Form:

Simple

Life Cycle:

Perennial

Wildlife Value:

Not Assigned

Landscape Value:

Recommended and Available

State Rank:

(*Key)

Global Rank:

G4 - Apparently Secure (*Key)

State Status:

(*Key)

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record



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