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Ligustrum sinense Lour.
Chinese privet

Ligustrum sinense
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr

Family: Oleaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Shrub

Perennation: Perennial

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

FLEPPC Status: Category I Invasive

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Cultivated Only

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

Comments: Although collected by George N. Avery in a vacant lot in Miami-Dade County in 1969 (625, USF), it does not otherwise appear to be naturalized in South Florida. For more information and images, visit Florida Invasive Plant Species Mobile Field Guide (FLIP) or click on the Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants link below.

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Ligustrum sinense has been found in the following county :
Occurrence Native Status
Miami-Dade County Not Native, Cultivated Only

Ligustrum sinense has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Upland

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Ligustrum sinense
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr