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Ligustrum obtusifolium

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Kingdom  Plantae
Family  Oleaceae
Genus  Ligustrum
Higher classification  Privet
Order  Lamiales
Tribe  Oleeae
Scientific name  Ligustrum obtusifolium
Rank  Species
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Similar  Privet, Ligustrum japonicum, Oleaceae, Ligustrum lucidum, Ligustrum ovalifolium

Ligustrum obtusifolium (border privet or Amur privet) is a species of privet, native to Japan, Korea and northeastern China (Heilongjiang, Jiangsu, Liaoning, Shandong, Zhejiang). The species is considered invasive in parts of the United States. It has become very common in southern New England, the mid-Atlantic States, and the Great Lakes regions, with scattered occurrences in the South, the Great Plains, and Washington State.

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Ligustrum obtusifoliumis a deciduous shrub growing to 3 m tall. The leaves are 1–6 cm long and 4–25 mm broad.

There are three subspecies:

  • Ligustrum obtusifolium subsp. obtusifolium. Japan.
  • Ligustrum obtusifolium subsp. microphyllum (Nakai) P.S.Green. Eastern China, Korea, Japan.
  • Ligustrum obtusifolium subsp. suave (Kitagawa) Kitagawa. Northeastern China.

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    References

    Ligustrum obtusifolium Wikipedia


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