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Lyonia mariana

Lyonia mariana

Lyonia mariana

stagger-bush

Photograph(s) by*: RHW, CM NRCS

Characteristics

Height: 0.5-6.5'
Flowers: May-Jun.; white, pale pink
Fruit: Sept.-Feb.; brown; capsule
Fall color: red

Conditions *

Light: Partial shade Shade
Moisture: Dry Moist
Soil pH: 4-6
Soil type: Sandy

Habitat

swamps, moist or dry forests, especially on sandy soils

Native to

Region: Coastal *
States: MD

Wildlife

*

Notes

interesting woody capsules persist through winter



 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/plant/1221.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004