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Magnolia

Magnolia spp.

Please keep in mind that it is illegal to uproot a plant without the landowner's consent and care should be taken at all times not to damage wild plants. Wild plants should never be picked for pleasure and some plants are protected by law.

Plant Data

Order:
Magnoliales
Family:
Magnoliaceae (Magnolia)
Type:
Semi-evergreen tree
Flowering Months:
JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC

Flower:
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Variable in colour, many petals
 
Saucer-shaped, usually white but also pink, purple and sometimes yellow. 6 to 12 petals, 3 sepals.
Fruit:
Woody, red and cone-shaped, 3 or 4 inches in length. The seeds are arranged spirally. The fruits can easily be mistaken for pine cones. Ripens in August or September.
Leaves:
An evergreen or deciduous tree or shrub, depending on the species. Broad, flat, simple leaves, untoothed.
Maximum Size:
20 metres tall
Aroma:
Fragrant flowers.
Frequency (UK):
Occasionally seen  
Habitats:
Gardens, parkland.