laurel magnolia
Magnolia virginiana L.Magnoliaceae

common name synonyms: swamp bay, swamp-laurel, sweet bay, sweet magnolia

scientific name synonyms: var. australis Sarg., var. parva Ashe, M. glauca

subclass: Dicotyledoneae

superorder: Magnoliidae

order: Magnoliales

growth form: tree, shrub

life history: perennial

level of invasiveness: benign

weedy in native range: No

noxious weed in the u.s.: No

type of introduction: Intentional

number of vectors: 1.0

introduced range: Europe

native range: North America

notes: collected by John Bannister for Lord Bishop of London, Rev. Henry Compton, c. 1678

invasiveness notes: benign




Credits: Credits: (c) 2001-2006 J. Forman Orth