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Persea americana
Persea americana
avocado bay/avocado
Persea americana Lauraceae
common name
accepted scientific name
  Persea americana Mill.
rules for finding collection records
  Persea americana (113)
  Persea persea (0)
family name
  • Lauraceae
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Category: Shrubs, Broadleaf Trees
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is about .2 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Simple
Plant Observed All Year
Introduced. Native to Central America.

How Likely at this Location (22%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (36%)
where plant found
mag select
grid lines base


Accepted Scientific Name

Persea americana   Mill.   (TSN: 18154, Index: 467)

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Family Names