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Buxus sempervirens

Buxus sempervirens L.

boxwood

Cultivar(s): Vardar Valley

PLANT INDEX

ID_PLANT: BUSE2
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Buxus sempervirens
Include in WOTAS: 0
Publish to Web: 1
Last Modified: 2020-01-01

CULTIVAR INDEX

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1201 Vardar Valley View

GENUS INDEX

GENUS CODE: BUXUS
GENUS SCIENTIFIC: Buxus
GENUS AUTHORITY: L.
GENUS COMMON: Boxwood
GENUS SUMMARY: A genus of about 50-90 species, shrubs, of tropical to temperate areas of Europe, Africa, West Indies, Central America, and e. Asia; Köhler in Kubitzki, Bayer, & Stevens (2007).
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FAMILY INDEX

FAMILY CODE: BUXACE
FAMILY SCIENTIFIC: Buxaceae
FAMILY AUTHORITY: Dumortier 1822
FAMILY COMMON: Boxwood Family
FAMILY SUMMARY: A family of 5 genera and about 100 species, mainly shrubs, mainly of the Northern Hemisphere.
FAMILY REFERENCE: Von Balthazar, Endress, & Qiu (2000); Channell & Wood (1987); Köhler in Kubitzki, Bayer, & Stevens (2007).

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HABIT: Shrub, Tree

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GRIM ACCESSIONS

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791 1985-0449 View
792 1985-0450 View
1245 1986-1017 View



GRIM PLANTINGS

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1508 791 160 NCBG staff 0000-00-00 View
1509 791 166 NCBG staff 0000-00-00 View
1510 792 160 NCBG staff 1978-11-09 View
2155 1245 83 NCBG staff 0000-00-00 View

USDA PLANTS DATABASE

USDA Symbol: BUSE2
USDA Common Name: Common Box
Native Status: L48 (I)
Distribution: USA (NC, NY, OH, TN, VA)
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Tree, Shrub

WEAKLEY FLORA

SCIENTIFIC NAME: Buxus sempervirens
COMMON NAME: Boxwood
SYNONYMY: [= K]
PHENOLOGY:
HABITAT: Persistent for decades at abandoned homesites, and spreading weakly from dumped hedge trimmings and other cuttings; native of Europe.
COMMENTS: Popular for hedges and landscaping; also cultivated in the Mountains for wreathing. Reported for AL Coastal Plain (Diamond 2013).
RANGE MAP: Buxus sempervirens.png

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ABOUT FAMILY (Weakley Flora)
Buxaceae Dumortier 1822 (Boxwood Family)
SUMMARY: A family of 5 genera and about 100 species, mainly shrubs, mainly of the Northern Hemisphere.
REFERENCE: Von Balthazar, Endress, & Qiu (2000); Channell & Wood (1987); Köhler in Kubitzki, Bayer, & Stevens (2007).
ABOUT GENUS (Weakley Flora)
Buxus L. (Boxwood)
SUMMARY: A genus of about 50-90 species, shrubs, of tropical to temperate areas of Europe, Africa, West Indies, Central America, and e. Asia; Köhler in Kubitzki, Bayer, & Stevens (2007).
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HERBARIUM RESOURCES

SERNEC: Find Buxus sempervirens in Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)
UNC SERNEC: Find Buxus sempervirens in University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Herbarium - Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)

WEB RESOURCES

USDA: Find Buxus sempervirens in USDA Plants
NPIN: Find Buxus sempervirens in NPIN Database
FNA: Find Buxus sempervirens in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Buxus sempervirens

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