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Magnolia tripetala

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Plant types and subtypes: Trees & Shrubs, Trees, Deciduous

Light Requirements: sun, part-sun, part-shade

Water Use: medium

Soil Moisture: moist

Soil Description: acid, rich, loam

Height: 15'-45'

Bloom Time: April, May, June

Bloom Color: white

Leaf Color: green

Hardiness Zone: 6, 7, 8

Additional Tags: fragrant flowers, ornamental foliage, shade garden plant, showy fruit

Magnolia tripetala (umbrella-tree)
  • Magnolia tripetala (umbrella-tree)
  • Magnolia tripetala (umbrella-tree)
  • Magnolia tripetala (umbrella-tree)
  • Magnolia tripetala (umbrella-tree)

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Description

Magnolia tripetala

Also known as:

umbrella-tree

,

umbrella magnolia

Scientific Synonyms:

Description

Though showy, the flowers emit a somewhat unpleasant fragrance.

Cultivation

Filtered light, open woods, and margins are best.

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:
AR, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IN, KY, MA, MD, MO, MS, NC, NJ, NY, OH, OK, PA, SC, TN, VA, WV

USDA Endangered Status:

  • Endangered: FL, IN
  • Rare: PA

Classification

Kingdom Plantae Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida Dicotyledons
Subclass Magnoliidae
Order
Family Magnoliaceae Magnolia family
Genus Magnolia magnolia
Species Magnolia tripetala umbrella-tree