Southern Magnolia Tree Information

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Southern Magnolia grows in the following 9 states and provinces:

Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas

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The Magnolia Grandiflora is commonly known as the Big-laurel, Bull-bay, Evergreen Magnolia, Large-flower Magnolia as well as Southern Magnolia.

The currently accepted scientific name for southern magnolia is Magnolia grandiflora L. . The genus Magnolia consists of 35 species of deciduous or evergreen trees or shrubs in North and Central America, eastern Asia and the Himalayas; nine species are native to the United States .

The range of southern magnolia extends from North Carolina along the Atlantic Coast to central Florida, westward through the southern half of Georgia, Alabama, and Mississippi, and across Louisiana into eastern Texas . It is cultivated in Hawaii .

Some of the information provided here is attributed to:Coladonato, Milo. 1991. Magnolia grandiflora. In: Fire Effects Information System, [Online]. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Fire Sciences Laboratory (Producer). , available at the USDA Fire Effects Information System (FEIS) website