Southern magnolia

Southern magnolia

Magnolia grandiflora

  • Large white flowers at branch ends
  • Leaf undersides light green and rusty
  • Fruit very large (3-6 inches), conelike; at branch ends
Southern magnolia

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Southern magnolia

Sweet michelia

Sweet michelia

Michelia doltsopa

  • Large white flowers in nook where leaf meets stem
  • Leaf undersides pale waxy, bluish white and rusty
  • Fruit red or mostly green capsule, < 1 inch; in nook where leaf meets stem
Sweet michelia

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Sweet michelia