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Lyonia ligustrinaLyonia ligustrina

male-berry

Photograph(s) by*: RHW

Characteristics

Height: 6-12'
Spread: 12-20'
Flowers: May-Jul.; white
Fruit: Sept.-Mar.; brown; capsule
Fall color: orange to red

Conditions *

Light: Partial shade Shade
Moisture: Moist
Soil pH: 4-6
Soil type: Clay Loamy Sandy Organic

Habitat

open areas, swamps, moist woods

Native to

Region: Coastal Piedmont Mountain *
States: MD DE PA NY WV VA

Wildlife

Songbird Small mammal *

Notes

berry-like capsules persist through winter



 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/plant/1283.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004