Eubotrys racemosa

(Linnaeus) Nuttall

Trans. Amer. Philos. Soc., n. s. 8: 269. 1842,.

Common names: Deciduous swamp fetterbush swamp sweetbells
IllustratedEndemic
Basionyms: Andromeda racemosa Linnaeus Sp. Pl. 1: 394. 1753
Synonyms: Cassandra racemosa (Linnaeus) Spach Eubotrys elongata (Small) Small Eubotrys racemosa var. elongata (Small) Small Leucothoë elongata (Linnaeus) A. Gray Leucothoë racemosa (Linnaeus) D. Don Leucothoë racemosa var. projecta Fernald Lyonia racemosa Zenobia racemosa
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 8. Treatment on page 511. Mentioned on page 510.

Stems erect, (0.3–) 1–4 m, branches spreading. Leaves: petiole 1–3 mm; blade 3–8 cm, surfaces pilose on major veins abaxially. Inflorescences (deciduous around anthesis), erect or ascending, secund, straight, 3–5 cm; bracts ± deciduous, lanceolate, 4–5 mm. Flowers: calyx campanulate, sepals lanceolate, 2–3 mm, apex acute; corolla white, 7–9 mm, lobes recurved, glabrous; stamens 2–4 mm; anthers 4-awned, ca. 1.5 mm, thecae divergent distally; ovary glabrous. Capsules 2–3 mm wide. Seeds not winged, wedge to crescent-shaped, not flat, 1–1.2 mm. 2n = 22.


Phenology: Flowering late spring–summer.
Habitat: Swamps, pond shores, streamheads and their ecotones, blackwater shores and banks, cypress depressions, wet pine flatwoods, wet, sandy, acidic woods
Elevation: 0-400 m

Distribution

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Ala., Conn., Del., D.C., Fla., Ga., La., Md., Mass., Miss., N.J., N.Y., N.C., Pa., R.I., S.C., Tenn., Tex., Va.

Discussion

Eubotrys racemosa occurs primarily on the coastal plain; there are scattered records inland from the Hudson Highlands of New York, and from northern Alabama and central and eastern Tennessee.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"entire" is not a number.

... more about "Eubotrys racemosa"
epigynous +  and hypogynous +
1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br /> (?) +
Gordon C. Tucker +
(Linnaeus) Nuttall +
furrowed +  and smooth +
not flaky +
Andromeda racemosa +
oblong;oblanceolate or obovate +
3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br /> (8 cm80 mm <br />0.08 m <br />) +
membranous +
deciduous +
lanceolate +
campanulate +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br />) +
Deciduous swamp fetterbush +  and swamp sweetbells +
rotate to crateriform campanulate cylindric globose or urceolate +
0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br /> (0.9 cm9 mm <br />0.009 m <br />) +
Ala. +, Conn. +, Del. +, D.C. +, Fla. +, Ga. +, La. +, Md. +, Mass. +, Miss. +, N.J. +, N.Y. +, N.C. +, Pa. +, R.I. +, S.C. +, Tenn. +, Tex. +  and Va. +
0-400 m +
undifferentiated +
fusiform +
flattened +
unisexual +  and bisexual +
indehiscent +  and loculicidal +
depressed-globose +
Swamps, pond shores, streamheads and their ecotones, blackwater shores and banks, cypress depressions, wet pine flatwoods, wet, sandy, acidic woods +
ascending +  and erect +
3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br /> (5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br />) +
pseudoverticillate +  and alternate +
deciduous +
spinulose-serrulate +
parietal +, axile +  and placentation +
tenuinucellate +  and unitegmic +
epigynous +  and hypogynous +
reduced +
not sticky +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br />) +
Flowering late spring–summer. +
Trans. Amer. Philos. Soc., n. s. +
8-25-flowered +
distinct +
wedge +  and crescent-shaped +
1mm +  and 1.2mm +
lanceolate +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br />) +
Illustrated +  and Endemic +
procumbent +  and creeping +
100 cm1,000 mm <br />1 m <br /> (400 cm4,000 mm <br />4 m <br />) +
peltate +  and capitate +
straight +
reticulodromous +
Cassandra racemosa +, Eubotrys elongata +, Eubotrys racemosa var. elongata +, Leucothoë elongata +, Leucothoë racemosa +, Leucothoë racemosa var. projecta +, Lyonia racemosa +  and Zenobia racemosa +
Eubotrys racemosa +
Eubotrys +
species +
achlorophyllous +  and chlorophyllous +
evergreen +, deciduous +  and perennial +
heterotrophic +, autotrophic +  and mycotrophic +
multicellular-hairy +