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Gunpowder tree
Trema orientalis
Trema orientalis
Gunpowder tree hemp/hops/hackberries
Trema orientalis Cannabaceae
common names
  Gunpowder tree
  Oriental trema
accepted scientific name
  Trema orientalis (L.) Blume
rules for finding collection records
  Trema orientalis (93)
  Trema orientale (49)
family name
  • Cannabaceae
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Category: Broadleaf Trees
Flowers: No obvious petals, Five petals
Petal colors: color
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed All Year
Not native. Naturalized.

How Likely at this Location (26%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
where plant found
mag select

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Accepted Scientific Name

Trema orientalis   (L.) Blume   (TSN: 897053, Index: 1030)

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