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Plant Details

Halesia tetraptera [split from Halesia carolina]

Common Silverbell, Mountain Silverbell, Snowdrop-tree

Scientific Name:

Halesia tetraptera [split from Halesia carolina]

Common Name:

Common Silverbell, Mountain Silverbell, Snowdrop-tree

Plant Family

Styracaceae (Storax Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Type:

Deciduous Tree

Bloom Color(s):

White

Size in Feet:

to 60

Light:

Sun

Soil Moisture:

Mesic(*)

Bloom Time:

March, April, May

Bloom Area:

Mountains, upper Piedmont

Habitat Description:

Moist slopes, coves, creek-banks, bottomlands (Weakley 2015).

Notes:

Weakley (2015) splits this species from Halesia carolina (Little Silverbell), which does not grow in NC, but can be found from SC south to the FL panhandle and west to MS.

Blooms

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


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