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Vernicia fordii
tungoil tree Spurge Family
Vernicia fordii Euphorbiaceae
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common name
  tungoil tree
accepted scientific name
  Vernicia fordii (Hemsl.) Airy Shaw
rules for finding collection records
  Aleurites fordii (64)
  Vernicia fordii (114)
family name
  Euphorbiaceae
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Category: Broadleaf Trees
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color color color
Flower size is 1 to 1.4 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Simple
Plant Observed beginning of March thru 3rd week of October

How Likely at this Location (14%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (63%)
Links to Plant Photos
Southeastern Flora (43)
Carolinas & Georgia (11)
Wikimedia Commons (5)
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Forest
Disturbed
Sand
Riparian
Native Plant Status
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native Not Present

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