North Carolina Wildflowers, Shrubs, & Trees

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Fraser Magnolia (Magnolia fraseri) Fraser Magnolia (Magnolia fraseri)
Graham Co., NC
28 Apr 2006

Found in rich woods in the mountains and upper piedmont of NC, this tree is also known as Mountain Magnolia.

Fraser Magnolia (Magnolia fraseri) Note the obvious lobes at the bases of the leaves.

Annotated habitat and distribution information listed above is from Radford, Ahles, & Bell. 1968. Manual of the Vascular Flora of the Carolinas. UNC Press; and from personal observations and discussions with Will Cook, Harry LeGrand, and Bob Wilbur. Common names from personal experience and supplemented by the following resources USDA plants website, Flora of the Carolinas, Virginia, and Georgia, and NatureServe.

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