This section is from the book "Harper's Guide To Wild Flowers", by Caroline A. Creevey. Also available from Amazon: Harper's Guide To Wild Flowers.
Sometimes a low tree, reaching 25 feet in height. Leaves, evergreen, with revolute margins, entire, 2 to 4 inches long. Fruit, like the last. May and June.
A Southern species, found in swamps from Virginia to Florida and westward to Louisiana.
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