SOUTHERN MAGNOLIA (Magnolia grandiflora)

WHAT FLORIDA NATIVE PLANT IS BLOOMING TODAY?: SOUTHERN MAGNOLIA (Magnolia grandiflora)

Ornamental specimen tree with beautiful, creamy white, aromatic flowers. The seeds are eaten by squirrels, opossums, quail, and turkey

Learn: http://www.na.fs.fed.us/spfo/pubs/silvics_manual/Volume_2/magnolia/grandiflora.htm

Native American Ethnobotany for this genus: http://herb.umd.umich.edu/herb/search.pl?searchstring=Magnolia+grandiflora

Where does it grow in Florida? http://www.florida.plantatlas.usf.edu/Plant.aspx?id=3766

Seeds available: http://www.floridawildflowers.com/products/Scutellaria-integrifolia-%252d-Helmet-Skullcap.html

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3 comments
  1. Petals a bold gleaming white over beautiful blue skies ~ Gigantically grand! 🙂 Cheerz, Uncle Tree

    • Loret said:

      Thank you for your eloquent comments. Made my day 🙂

      • 🙂 Good! You’re welcome!

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