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Southern magnolia

Magnolia grandiflora

Description:

White, multiple, thick leaved flower with yellow centre and "glossy"-looking strong dark green leaves. It is a medium to large evergreen tree which may grow 27.5 m (90 ft) tall.

Habitat:

Found this on in garden in England, but are native to the southeastern United States, from Virginia south to central Florida, and west to eastern Texas and Oklahoma. They are widely cultivated around the world.

Notes:

This plant has been used commercially to make furniture, pallets, and veneer.Also called "bull bay".

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barbarossa
barbarossa 8 years ago
Southern Magnolia
Magnolia grandiflora


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3 Comments

Ursula
Ursula 8 years ago

thank you both! and thank you for ID, barbarossa! :)

barbarossa
barbarossa 8 years ago

Those are native here in North Carolina, love that smell!

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 8 years ago

Nice series!

Ursula
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Ursula

Oxford, England, United Kingdom

Spotted on Jul 23, 2012
Submitted on Apr 23, 2013

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