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Persea palustris (Raf. ) Sarg.
SWAMP BAY
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Persea palustris (Raf.) Sarg.
swamp bay

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General Information
Symbol: PEPA37
Group: Dicot
Family: Lauraceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Shrub
Tree
Native Status : L48   N
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Synonyms

Symbol Scientific Name
PEBOP Persea borbonia (L.) Spreng. var. pubescens (Pursh) Little
PEPU19 Persea pubescens (Pursh) Sarg.
TAPU4 Tamala pubescens (Pursh) Small

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Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Magnoliidae
Order Laurales
Family Lauraceae – Laurel family
Genus Persea Mill. – bay
Species Persea palustris (Raf.) Sarg. – swamp bay

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Arkansas red bay Endangered

Wetland Status

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Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain FACW
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont FACW
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1. Persea palustris (Rafinesque) Sargent, Bot. Gaz. 67: 229. 1919.

Swamp red bay

Tamala palustris Rafinesque, Sylva Tellur., 137. 1838; Persea borbonia var. pubescens (Pursh) Little; P . pubescens (Pursh) Sargent; Tamala pubescens (Pursh) Small

Trees , to 15(-20) m. Branches pubescent, hairs erect, crisped. Leaf blade ovate to elliptic, 8-14 × 2-5 cm; surfaces abaxially pale, glaucous, densely pubescent when young with rusty brown, erect, crisped hairs, glabrescent with age, adaxially green, lustrous. Inflorescences: peduncle longer than subtending leaf petiole, pubescent. Drupe ca. 8 mm wide. 2 n = 24.

Flowering spring-early summer. Primarily in wetlands but not restricted to them; swamps, marshes, low pinewoods, savannas, maritime forests (sometimes mixed with P . borbonia ); Atlantic and Gulf coastal plains, less common in the Piedmont; 0-185 m; Ala., Del., Fla. Ga., La., Md., Miss., N.C., S.C., Tex., Va.; West Indies (Bahamas).

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