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Common Name: Sweetbay Magnolia      Latin Name: Magnolia virginiana      Size: 15 (min) to 25 (max)
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Magnolia virginiana
Origin: E & SE United States
Maximum Height: 25 feet

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Category: Tree
Family: Magnoliaceae
Genus: Magnolia
species: virginiana
Origin: E & SE United States
Size: 15 (min) to 25 (max)
Size Description: Small tree
Notes: native plant
Characteristics: star rating Recommended star rating Wet Soil Tolerant star rating Native star rating Rain Garden
Availability:star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar ratingGood Availabilty
Sustainability:star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar ratingVery GoodSee other plants that are sustainable.
Full Sun Tolerance:star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar ratingGood PerformanceSee other plants that like full sun.
Part Shade Tolerance:star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar ratingGood PerformanceSee other plants that like part shade.
Deep Shade Tolerance:star ratingDoes Not Perform Well
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Bloom history: (Recorded in Cincinnati, Ohio, unless otherwise noted)5/17/2011 until 6/7/2011 See other plants that bloom at this time.
5/24/2011 until 6/30/2011 See other plants that bloom at this time.
5/27/2009 until 6/14/2009 See other plants that bloom at this time.
6/1/2007 until 6/16/2007 See other plants that bloom at this time.
Plant Images and Specimens
Picture of
Flower
Photo Credit: R. Scott Beuerlein
Season: Early Summer
Picture of
Characteristic Matrixed Bark on Young Tree
Location: 2731 Newtown Road, Cincinnati
Age: Young
Planted By: R. Scott Beuerlein
Photo Credit: R. Scott Beuerlein
Season: Early Summer
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Fruit
Location: 2731 Newtown Road, Cincinnati
Age: Young
Planted By: R. Scott Beuerlein
Photo Credit: R. Scott Beuerlein
Season: Late Summer-Fall
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Location: Covington, Ky
Photo Credit: Steve Foltz

Location: Kew Gardens Richmond Surrey (London, England) TW9 3AB
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 51.480400000000000 Longitude: -0.291090011596680] Specimen: 704
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Flower and Leaves of Magnolia virginiana
Location: Royal Botanical Gardens Kew
Photo Credit: Brandan Jones
Season: September 2011
Location: Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens 3400 Vine Street Cincinnati OH 45220
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 39.142606783333300 Longitude: -84.506597416666700] Specimen: 1249
Location: Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens 3400 Vine Street Cincinnati OH 45220
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 39.142968950000000 Longitude: -84.506945150000000] Specimen: 1276
Legacy Plant. Planted for: To honor former Rep. Don Fuqua Planted By: Rep. Herbert H. Bateman Message:
Location: United States Capitol Complex Capitol Hill Washington DC 20515
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 38.894704650000000 Longitude: -77.008287333333300] Specimen: 1559
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Sweetbay Magnolia
Magnolia virginiana

Planted For: To honor former Rep. Don Fuqua
Donated By: Rep. Herbert H. Bateman

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Magnolia virginiana PlantLegacyMagnoliaVirginianaCapitolBuildingSign.JPG
Commemorative Plaque
Location: US Capitol Grounds
Age: September 21, 2000
Photo Credit: Brandan Jones
Season: Spring 2012
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Commemorative Tree
Location: US Capitol Grounds
Age: September 21, 2000
Photo Credit: Brandan Jones
Season: Spring 2012
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Commemorative Tree
Location: US Capitol Grounds
Age: September 21, 2000
Photo Credit: Brandan Jones
Season: Spring 2012
Location: National Arboretum 3501 New York Avenue Northeast Washington DC 20002
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 38.911496616666700 Longitude: -76.968850700000000] Specimen: 1586
Location: United States Capitol Complex Capitol Hill Washington DC 20515
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 38.887858800000000 Longitude: -77.009641866666700] Specimen: 1782
Location: Village of Moscow, Ohio Water St Moscow OH
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 38.857665083333300 Longitude: -84.232003350000000] Specimen: 1906
Location: Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens 3400 Vine Street Cincinnati OH 45220
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 39.455941330000000 Longitude: -84.282862840000000] Specimen: 2683
Location: Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens 3400 Vine Street Cincinnati OH 45220
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 37.571984750000000 Longitude: -84.288191640000000] Specimen: 2790
Location: Sharon Woods Park Sharon Woods Park Sharonville OH
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 39.289121600000000 Longitude: -84.386607150000000] Specimen: 3139
Location: Sharon Woods Park Sharon Woods Park Sharonville OH
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 39.289140700000000 Longitude: -84.386589866666700] Specimen: 3140
Location: Gabriel's Place 3816 Reading Road Avondale OH
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 39.148398640000000 Longitude: -84.487957890000000] Specimen: 3170
Location: Gabriel's Place 3816 Reading Road Avondale OH
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 39.148257040000000 Longitude: -84.487686430000000] Specimen: 3312
Location: Spring Grove Ave. between Beech and Vine 5304 Spring Grove Avenue Cincinnati OH
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 39.132518720000000 Longitude: -84.517052700000000] Specimen: 3972
Location: Halifax Public Gardens, Nova Scotia, Canada Halifax Public Gardens Halifax Nova Scotia
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 44.643647780000000 Longitude: -63.581701550000000] Specimen: 4681
Location: My Plant Collection
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 41.880827780000000 Longitude: -87.634124130000000] Specimen: 5436
Location: My Plant Collection
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 41.880827780000000 Longitude: -87.634124130000000] Specimen: 5460
Location: New York Botanical Garden - Bronx
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 40.863076830000000 Longitude: -73.878584770000000] Specimen: 7137
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Location: New York Botanical Garden - Bronx

Location: Queens Botanical Garden
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 40.749818970000000 Longitude: -73.830340240000000] Specimen: 7234
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Location: Queens Botanical Garden

Location: Harry Leu Gardens orlando
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 28.568015270000000 Longitude: -81.356002390000000] Specimen: 7417
Location: Kew Gardens Richmond Surrey (London, England) TW9 3AB
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 51.480896910000000 Longitude: -0.291353740000000] Specimen: 7644
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Location: Kew Gardens Richmond

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Location: Kew Gardens Richmond

Location: Kew Gardens Richmond Surrey (London, England) TW9 3AB
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 51.481553420000000 Longitude: -0.292983850000000] Specimen: 8537
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Location: Kew Gardens Richmond

Location: Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens 3400 Vine Street Cincinnati OH 45220
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 39.142679480000000 Longitude: -84.506947870000000] Specimen: 8927
Location: Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens 3400 Vine Street Cincinnati OH 45220
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 39.142538510000000 Longitude: -84.506939930000000] Specimen: 8928
Location: World Trade Center, Manhattan, New York
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 40.749553860000000 Longitude: -73.997406130000000] Specimen: 10705
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The Highline, June 2017
Location: World Trade Center, Manhattan, New York

Location: Blue Ash, Ohio
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 39.275647100000000 Longitude: -84.366216500000000] Specimen: 11317
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May 2018
Location: Blue Ash, Ohio

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May 2018
Location: Blue Ash, Ohio

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