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Common Name: Evergreen Sweetbay Magnolia      Latin Name: Magnolia virginiana var. australis      Size: 15 (min) to 25 (max)
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Magnolia virginiana var. australis
Maximum Height: 25 feet

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Category: Tree
Family: Magnoliaceae
Genus: Magnolia
species: virginiana var. australis
Size: 15 (min) to 25 (max)
Size Description: Small tree
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Sustainability:star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar ratingVery GoodSee other plants that are sustainable.
Full Sun Tolerance:star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar ratingPerforms WellSee other plants that like full sun.
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Bloom history: (Recorded in Cincinnati, Ohio, unless otherwise noted)6/1/2007 until 6/16/2007 See other plants that bloom at this time.
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Location: Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest Po box 130 Clermont KY 40110
Specimen: 655
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Location: Bernheim Arboretum
Photo Credit: Steve Foltz
Season: March
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Location: Bernheim Arboretum
Photo Credit: Steve Foltz
Season: March
Location: University of Cincinnati 2600 Clifton Ave Cincinnati OH [Latitude: 39.129544690000000 Longitude: -84.517738420000000] Specimen: 3992
Location: Spring Grove Ave. between Beech and Vine 5304 Spring Grove Avenue Cincinnati OH [Latitude: 55.326954620000000 Longitude: -131.533071160000000] Specimen: 4559
Location: Harpers Station 11311 Montgomery Rd [Latitude: 39.266075560000000 Longitude: -84.325805640000000] Specimen: 6744
Location: Seattle, Washington [Latitude: 47.636348100000000 Longitude: -122.296609700000000] Specimen: 11672
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Washington Park Arboretum, December 2018
Location: Seattle, Washington

Location: New Orleans [Latitude: 29.987909800000000 Longitude: -90.096147300000000] Specimen: 11834
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NOLA Botanical Garden, April 2019
Location: New Orleans

Location: New Orleans [Latitude: 29.987902000000000 Longitude: -90.096198300000000] Specimen: 11838
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NOLA Botanical Garden, April 2019
Location: New Orleans

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