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Gordonia lasianthus (L.) Ellis
Loblolly bay

Gordonia lasianthus
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

Family: Theaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Tree

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeastern United States.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

Comments: For a digitized image of Elbert Little's Florida range map, visit the Exploring Florida website.

Other data on Gordonia lasianthus available from :

Gordonia lasianthus has been found in the following 10 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Allapattah Flats Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Danforth Present Native
Gomez Present Native
Hawk's Hammock Park Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Kiplinger Present Native
Pal-Mar Present Native
Peck Lake Park Present Native
Scrub Oak Park Present Native
Seabranch Preserve State Park Present Native

Gordonia lasianthus has been found in the following 2 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Martin County Native
Palm Beach County Native

Gordonia lasianthus has been found in the following 4 habitats :
Baygall
Floodplain Forest
Floodplain Swamp
Wet Flatwoods

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Gordonia lasianthus
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley
Gordonia lasianthus
Copyright by: Chuck McCartney
Gordonia lasianthus
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley
Gordonia lasianthus
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley
Gordonia lasianthus
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley