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Styrax grandifolius

Styrax grandifolius Aiton

bigleaf snowbell, bigleaf storax

Styrax grandifolius (Bigleaf Snowbell)
Image ID: 9615
Image by: Ware, Richard & Teresa
Image Collection: NCBG Digital Library

PLANT INDEX

ID_PLANT: STGR4
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Styrax grandifolius
Include in WOTAS: 0
Publish to Web: 1
Last Modified: 2019-09-25

GENUS INDEX

GENUS CODE: STYRA
GENUS SCIENTIFIC: Styrax
GENUS AUTHORITY: L.
GENUS COMMON: Snowbell
GENUS SUMMARY: A genus of about 120-130 species, trees and shrubs, of s. Europe, Malesia, se. Asia, se. North America, and tropical America. Nicolson & Steyskal (1976) discuss at length the grammatical gender of the genus, and conclude that it should be treated as masculine.
GENUS IDENTIFICATION:
GENUS REFERENCES: Gonsoulin (1974)=Z.

FAMILY INDEX

FAMILY CODE: STYRAC
FAMILY SCIENTIFIC: Styracaceae
FAMILY AUTHORITY: Dumortier 1829
FAMILY COMMON: Storax Family
FAMILY SUMMARY: A family of about 11 genera and 160 species, trees and shrubs, of warm temperate and tropical regions of America, Mediterranean Europe, se. Asia, Malesia.
FAMILY REFERENCE: Fritsch in FNA (2009); Fritsch in Kubitzki (2004).

NCBG DESCRIPTIVES

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COMMENTS:
HEIGHT: 8-12 ft.

DURATION: Perennial
HABIT: Shrub, Tree

LEAF ARRANGEMENT: Alternate
LEAF COMPLEXITY: Simple
LEAF RETENTION:

FLORAL CHARACTERISTICS
SYMMETRY:
BLOOM TIME: Apr-May
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
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BLOOM COLOR:
White Red Pink Orange Yellow Green Blue Lavender Purple Violet Brown Not Applicable
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FRUITING PERIOD: Aug-Sep.

DISTRIBUTION
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NATIVE RANGE: southeastern & central U.S.

HORTICULTURAL
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SOIL MOISTURE: Dry, Average, Moist/Wet
LIGHT EXPOSURE: Part Shade, Shade
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GRIM ACCESSIONS

acc_id acc_num acc_dt coll_id Action
289 2011-0149 2011-06-16 294 View
380 2011-0271 2011-11-19 384 View
3321 1990-0187 View
3825 1991-0520 View
4578 1992-0734 View
4997 1995-0116 View
5202 1995-0321 View
5864 1995-0992 View
6341 1995-1473 View
6410 1996-0025 View
8435 2005-0509 2005-12-20 View


GRIM COLLECTIONS

Coll_id Project Collection date Collector Action
294 HORT 2009-01-01 NCBG staff View
384 HORT 2001-04-01 NCBG staff View


GRIM PLANTINGS

plt_num acc_id loc_num pers_num inst_dt Action
680 289 21 Poythress 2011-04-08 View
910 380 100 Steen 2011-12-15 View
5518 3321 52 NCBG staff 2001-03-17 View
6134 3825 199 NCBG staff 0000-00-00 View
6907 4578 200 NCBG staff 1993-03-01 View
7416 4997 202 NCBG staff 1992-01-01 View
7651 5202 203 NCBG staff 1992-01-01 View
8379 5864 204 NCBG staff 1993-01-01 View
8996 6341 2 NCBG staff 0000-00-00 View
9066 6410 176 NCBG staff 2000-12-15 View
12238 8435 15 Liloia 2011-10-14 View
12282 380 24 Steen 2019-11-05 View
12283 380 15 Steen 2019-11-05 View
12336 8435 31 MacIntyre 2011-03-03 View
12702 380 24 Liloia 2019-11-05 View

USDA PLANTS DATABASE

USDA Symbol: STGR4
USDA Common Name: Bigleaf Snowbell
Native Status: L48 (N)
Distribution: USA (AL, AR, FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, LA, MS, NC, OH, SC, TN, TX, VA)
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Tree, Shrub

NATIONAL WETLAND INDICATOR STATUS

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACU FACU FAC UPL

This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 2016 National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.3 (Lichvar, R.W., D.L. Banks, W.N. Kirchner, and N.C. Melvin. 2016. The National Wetland Plant List: 2016 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2016-30: 1-17. Published 28 April 2016. ISSN 2153 733X). Regions: AGCP-Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain, AK-Alaska, AW-Arid West, CB-Caribbean, EMP-Eastern Mountains and Piedmont, GP-Great Plains, HI-Hawaii, MW-Midwest, NCNE-Northcentral and Northeast, WMCV-Western Mountains, Valleys & Coast

WEAKLEY FLORA

SCIENTIFIC NAME: Styrax grandifolius
COMMON NAME: Bigleaf Snowbell, Bigleaf Storax
SYNONYMY: [= C, FNA, K, Mo, Va, WH3; = S. grandifolia - F, G, RAB, S, W, Z]
PHENOLOGY: Apr-May; Aug-Sep.
HABITAT: Mesic to dry upland forests, bluffs.
COMMENTS: Se. VA south to ne. FL and. Panhandle FL, west to e. TX, north to se. MO.
RANGE MAP: Styrax grandifolius.png

Key to Map Symbols
ABOUT FAMILY (Weakley Flora)
Styracaceae Dumortier 1829 (Storax Family)
SUMMARY: A family of about 11 genera and 160 species, trees and shrubs, of warm temperate and tropical regions of America, Mediterranean Europe, se. Asia, Malesia.
REFERENCE: Fritsch in FNA (2009); Fritsch in Kubitzki (2004).
ABOUT GENUS (Weakley Flora)
Styrax L. (Snowbell)
SUMMARY: A genus of about 120-130 species, trees and shrubs, of s. Europe, Malesia, se. Asia, se. North America, and tropical America. Nicolson & Steyskal (1976) discuss at length the grammatical gender of the genus, and conclude that it should be treated as masculine.
REFERENCE: Gonsoulin (1974)=Z.

HERBARIUM RESOURCES

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

WEB RESOURCES

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

NCBG IMAGE RECORDS

ID IMAGE1: 9615
ID IMAGE2: 17620
ID IMAGE3: 9615

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