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View USF Tampa Plant Record: Magnolia grandiflora

Scientific Name Magnolia grandiflora
Common Name Southern Magnolia
Family Magnoliaceae
Info "Tree of the family Magnoliaceae native to the southeastern United States, from Virginia south to central Florida, and west to eastern Texas and Oklahoma. Magnolia grandiflora is a medium to large evergreen tree which may grow 27.5 m (90 ft) tall. It typically has a single stem (or trunk) and a pyramidal shape. The leaves are simple and broadly ovate, 12ñ20 cm (5ñ8 in) long and 6ñ12 cm (2ñ5 in) broad, with smooth margins."
Found By "Douglas Franz, Angel Aquino"
Date Found 2/20/2013
Links "http://www.florida.plantatlas.usf.edu/Plant.aspx?id=3766, http://www.fpl.fs.fed.us/documnts/usda/amwood/245magno.pdf, http://www.efloras.org/florataxon.aspx?flora_id=1&taxon_id=200008470"
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