Persea palustris

Family:LAURACEAE
Species:Persea palustris (Rafinesque) Sargent
Common Name:Swamp Bay
Habitat:**
Associated Ecological Communities:**
Growth Habit:Tree
Duration:Perennial
Category:Vascular
USDA Symbol:**
Plant Notes:**
Taxonomic Notes:**
Status:Native
References:**
Specimen: View specimen details in the Alabama Herbarium Consortium Specimen Database

** Not applicable or data not available.

Classification

FamilyLAURACEAE - Laurel family
Genus Persea
Species Persea palustris (Rafinesque) Sargent - Swamp Bay

Citation

Citation PERSEA PALUSTRIS (Rafinesque) Sargent, Bot. Gaz. 67: 229. 1919.
Basionym: Tamala palustris Rafinesque 1838.
Type: SOUTH CAROLINA: Without data, Beyrich s.n. (lectotype: B). Lectotypified by L. E. Kopp, Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 14: 46. 1966.

** Not applicable or data not available.

Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Borbonia pubescens Borbonia pubescens (Pursh) House, Amer. Midl. Naturalist 8: 63. 1922.BASIONYM: Laurus caroliniensis Michaux, var. pubescens Pursh 1814. 
Laurus caroliniensis var. pubescens Laurus caroliniensis Michaux var. pubescens Pursh, Fl. Amer. Sept. 276. 1814.  
Persea borbonia forma pubescens Persea borbonia (Linnaeus) Sprengel, forma pubescens (Pursh) Fernald, Rhodora 47: 149. 1945.BASIONYM: Laurus caroliniensis Michaux, var. pubescens Pursh 1814. 
Persea borbonia subsp. pubescens Persea borbonia (Linnaeus) Sprengel, subsp. pubescens (Pursh) E. Murray, Kalmia 13: 11. 1983.BASIONYM: Laurus caroliniensis Michaux, var. pubescens Pursh 1814. 
Persea borbonia var. pubescens Persea borbonia (Linnaeus) Sprengel, var. pubescens (Pursh) Little, Phytologia 42: 219. 1979.BASIONYM: Laurus caroliniensis Michaux, var. pubescens Pursh 1814. 
Persea caroliniensis forma pubescens Persea caroliniensis (Michaux) Nees von Esenbeck, forma pubescens (Pursh) Mez, Jahrb. Königl. Bot. Gart. Berlin 5: 176. 1889.BASIONYM: Laurus caroliniensis Michaux, var. pubescens Pursh 1814. 
Persea caroliniensis var. palustris Persea caroliniensis (Michaux) Nees von Esenbeck, var. palustris Chapman, Fl. South. U.S. 393. 1860. TYPE: "Florida to North Carolina",
Persea pubescens Persea pubescens (Pursh) Sargent, Silva 7: 7. 1895.BASIONYM: Laurus caroliniensis Michaux, var. pubescens Pursh 1814. 
Tamala palustris Tamala palustris Rafinesque, Sylva Tellur. 137. 1838. TYPE: SOUTH CAROLINA: Without data, Beyrich s.n. (lectotype: B). Lectotypified by Kopp, Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 14: 46. 1966.
Tamala pubescens Tamala pubescens (Pursh) Small, Fl. S.E. U.S., ed. 2. 822, 1375. 1913.BASIONYM: Laurus caroliniensis Michaux, var. pubescens Pursh 1814. 

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort; choose a county or herbaria to filter the specimen data.

Counties included on distribution map: Autauga, Baldwin, Barbour, Bibb, Butler, Choctaw, Coffee, Conecuh, Coosa, Covington, Crenshaw, Dale, Escambia, Geneva, Henry, Houston, Lee, Mobile, Monroe, Perry, Pike, Randolph, Shelby, Washington, Wilcox

Counties represented by specimen data listed below:

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: AUA, JSU, SAMF, TROY, UNA, UNAF, USAM, UWAL

Range of years during which specimens were collected: -

Barcode / Accession No. County Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
Image
UNA00064969 Baldwin 26 May 2006 Brian R. Keener
2919
UNA
Persea palustris (Raf.) Sarg.
UNA00031259 Wilcox 9 Sep 1982 S. C. Gunn
1301
UNA
Persea palustris (Raf.) Sarg.
TROY000042102 Houston 23 Apr 2015 Alvin R. Diamond
26243
TROY
Persea palustris (Rafinesque) Sargent
TROY000032405 Baldwin 02 Sep 2010 Alvin R. Diamond
21547
TROY
Persea palustris Sargent
59021 Crenshaw 4 SEP 1998 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
11391
AUA
PERSEA PALUSTRIS (RAF.) SAG.
70390 Covington 19 MAY 2009 HANSEN, CURTIS J.
4021
AUA
PERSEA PALUSTRIS (RAF.) SAG.
UWAL0010071 Pike 06 Nov 2011 Diamond, Alvin R.
22690
UWAL
Persea palustris Sargent
TROY000006702 Baldwin 12 May 2000 Robert Kral
89742
TROY
Persea palustris Sargent
UWAL0018850 Monroe 03 Aug 1996 Kral, R.
86313
UWAL
Persea palustris Sarg.
UNA00066189 Conecuh 18 Nov 2006 Alvin R. Diamond
17262
UNA
Persea palustris (Raf.) Sarg.
USAM000007987 Mobile 01 Jun 1978 Michael G. LeLong
10221
USAM
Persea palustris (Rafinesque) Sargent
JSU128975 Randolph 25 Jun 1978 R. Kral
62132
JSU
Persea palustris Sargent
UNA00029652 Baldwin s.d. Charles Mohr
s.n.
UNA
Persea palustris (Raf.) Sarg.
UWAL0002811 Butler 23 Apr 2011 Diamond, A.R.
21954
UWAL
Persea palustris Sargent
63735 Escambia 5 JUL 2004 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
14466
AUA
PERSEA PALUSTRIS (RAF.) SAG.
UWAL0017488 Houston 23 Apr 2015 Diamond, Alvin R.
26243
UWAL
Persea palustris (Rafinesque) Sargent
TROY000042216 Pike 06 Nov 2011 Alvin R. Diamond
22690
TROY
Persea palustris (Rafinesque) Sargent
67676 Escambia 28 FEB 2008 HANSEN, CURTIS J.
3239
AUA
PERSEA PALUSTRIS (RAF.) SAG.
UWAL0010962 Washington 03 May 2007 Kral, R.
97938
UWAL
Persea palustris Sarg.
TROY000006703 Baldwin 12 May 2000 Robert Kral
89742
TROY
Persea palustris Sargent
UWAL0018906 Autauga 05 Apr 1993 Kral, R.
81934
UWAL
Persea palustris (Raf.) Sarg.
72677 Baldwin 11 OCT 2007 BARGER, T. WAYNE
PERD-112
AUA
PERSEA PALUSTRIS (RAF.) SAG.
USAM000007982 Mobile 05 Oct 1967 Michael G. LeLong
3835.3
USAM
Persea palustris (Rafinesque) Sargent
TROY000033498 Barbour 20 Aug 2011 Lauren Ryan
11
TROY
Persea palustris Sargent
UNA00029637 Baldwin 23 May 1980 L. J. Davenport
1878
UNA
Persea palustris (Raf.) Sarg.
57567 Pike 12 NOV 1995 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
10103
AUA
PERSEA PALUSTRIS (RAF.) SAG.
TROY000021100 Coosa 28 Apr 2008 Brian R. Keener
4354
TROY
Persea palustris Sargent
TROY000006716 Henry 15 Jul 2001 Alvin R. Diamond
12536
TROY
Persea palustris Sargent
TROY000032787 Butler 23 Apr 2011 Alvin R. Diamond
21954
TROY
Persea palustris Sargent
TROY000006709 Covington 26 May 2001 Alvin R. Diamond
12454
TROY
Persea palustris Sargent
JSU128979 Shelby 21 Jul 1999 D. D. Spaulding
10675
JSU
Persea palustris Sargent
UWAL0006583 Escambia 16 Apr 2009 Hansen, C.J.
3711
UWAL
Persea palustris (Raf.) Sarg.
UNAF0001494 Lee 03 Apr 1962 Landers, K.E.
s.n.
UNAF
Persea palustris (Rafinesque) Sargent
UWAL0030396 Bibb 21 Jun 1992 Kral, R.
80976
UWAL
Persea palustris (Raf.) Sarg.
UNA00029611 Washington 8 Nov 1987 Robert R. Haynes
9261
UNA
Persea palustris (Raf.) Sarg.
TROY000006706 Baldwin 26 May 2006 Brian R. Keener
2919
TROY
Persea palustris Sargent
USAM000007984 Mobile 25 Jun 1977 Michael G. LeLong
9876
USAM
Persea palustris (Rafinesque) Sargent
43768 Conecuh 24 MAY 1985 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
709
AUA
PERSEA PALUSTRIS (RAF.) SAG.
69318 Escambia 16 APR 2009 HANSEN, CURTIS J.
3711
AUA
PERSEA PALUSTRIS (RAF.) SAG.
TROY000006710 Crenshaw 09 Jul 2000 Alvin R. Diamond
11824
TROY
Persea palustris Sargent
TROY000033076 Covington 19 May 2009 Curtis J. Hansen
4021
TROY
Persea palustris (Rafinesque) Sargent
TROY000006717 Washington 05 May 2002 Robert Kral
92535
TROY
Persea palustris Sargent
TROY000020892 Choctaw 02 Jul 1980 Robert Kral
65577
TROY
Persea palustris Sargent
UNA00057978 Dale 12 May 2002 Alvin R. Diamond
13170
UNA
Persea palustris (Raf.) Sarg.
JSU128973 Bibb 1 Sep 1996 D. D. Spaulding
9234
JSU
Persea palustris Sargent
UWAL0016850 Mobile 27 Apr 2013 Horne, Howard E.
2116
UWAL
Persea palustris Sargent
UNA00047191 Henry 10 Jun 1998 John R. MacDonald
11439
UNA
Persea palustris (Raf.) Sarg.
UWAL0006582 Crenshaw 31 May 2008 Diamond, A.R.
19361
UWAL
Persea palustris (Raf.) Sarg.
47486 Barbour 17 JUL 1981 GATES, WILLIAM R.
65
AUA
PERSEA PALUSTRIS (RAF.) SAG.
TROY000006711 Dale 12 May 2002 Alvin R. Diamond
13170
TROY
Persea palustris Sargent
USAM000007983 Baldwin 20 Jul 1974 Michael G. LeLong
8064
USAM
Persea palustris (Rafinesque) Sargent
TROY000006713 Escambia 19 May 2002 Alvin R. Diamond
13207
TROY
Persea palustris Sargent
UWAL0018507 Houston 08 Mar 1991 Kral, R.
78354
UWAL
Persea palustris
TROY000044363 Houston 22 Nov 2016 Alvin R. Diamond
27729
TROY
Persea palustris (Rafinesque) Sargent
USAM000007981 Mobile 04 May 1968 D. L. Scott & B. E. Wofford
165
USAM
Persea palustris (Rafinesque) Sargent
UWAL0031947 Geneva 08 May 2015 Diamond, Alvin R.
26326
UWAL
Persea palustris (Rafinesque) Sargent
USAM000007986 Mobile 06 Nov 1974 Michael G. LeLong
8242.2
USAM
Persea palustris (Rafinesque) Sargent
TROY000030674 Lee 26 Mar 1955 William H. Moore
s.n.
TROY
Persea palustris Sargent
UNA00022199 Perry 5 Oct 1990 Robert Burckhalter
1890
UNA
Persea palustris (Raf.) Sarg.
SAMF0000184 Randolph 15 Mar 1969 Barclay & Grover
SAMF
Persea palustris Sargent
USAM000007988 Mobile 23 May 1980 Michael G. LeLong
11077
USAM
Persea palustris (Rafinesque) Sargent
50139 Escambia 23 SEP 1989 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
6402
AUA
PERSEA PALUSTRIS (RAF.) SAG.
TROY000042129 Coffee 30 Apr 2015 Alvin R. Diamond
26252
TROY
Persea palustris (Rafinesque) Sargent
TROY000006714 Escambia 05 Jul 2004 Alvin R. Diamond
14466
TROY
Persea palustris Sargent
TROY000030079 Escambia 16 Apr 2009 Curtis J. Hansen
3711
TROY
Persea palustris Sargent
2339 Lee 26 MAR 1955 MOORE, WILLIAM H.
AUA
PERSEA PALUSTRIS (RAF.) SAG.
TROY000006712 Dale 06 Jun 2000 Tiffany Pennington
787
TROY
Persea palustris Sargent
JSU128976 Randolph 6 Oct 1983 C. F. Nixon
s.n.
JSU
Persea palustris Sargent
TROY000039812 Mobile 04 Jun 1998 D.G.C.
28
TROY
Persea palustris (Rafinesque) Sargent
UNA00029631 Mobile 6 Aug 1979 L. J. Davenport
1454
UNA
Persea palustris (Raf.) Sarg.
49831 Geneva 15 FEB 1989 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
5683
AUA
PERSEA PALUSTRIS (RAF.) SAG.
TROY000021099 Randolph 11 Oct 1984 C. F. Nixon
882
TROY
Persea palustris Sargent
TROY000006708 Conecuh 18 Nov 2006 Alvin R. Diamond
17262
TROY
Persea palustris Sargent
UWAL0006580 Baldwin 26 May 2006 Keener, Brian R.
2919
UWAL
Persea palustris (Raf.) Sarg.
JSU128974 Mobile 3 Oct 1998 D. D. Spaulding
10452
JSU
Persea palustris Sargent
UWAL0035562 Mobile 27 Sep 2014 Horne, Howard E.
2742A
UWAL
Persea palustris Sargent
UNAF0001495 Baldwin 28 Nov 1986 Newsom, K.
s.n.
UNAF
Persea palustris (Rafinesque) Sargent
JSU128978 Randolph 11 Oct 1984 C. F. Nixon
882
JSU
Persea palustris Sargent
TROY000006704 Dale 14 May 2000 Brian F. Prazinko
321
TROY
Persea palustris Sargent
UNA00029647 Mobile 27 Mar 1965 Rebecca Deramus
D294
UNA
Persea palustris (Raf.) Sarg.
UWAL0017612 Coffee 30 Apr 2015 Diamond, Alvin R.
26252
UWAL
Persea palustris (Rafinesque) Sargent
JSU128972 Baldwin 29 Mar 1998 K. R. Brodeur
457
JSU
Persea palustris Sargent
UWAL0002770 Baldwin 2 Sep 2010 Diamond, A.R.
21547
UWAL
Persea palustris Sargent
UWAL0006581 Coosa 28 Apr 2008 Keener, Brian R.
4354
UWAL
Persea palustris (Raf.) Sarg.
TROY000042844 Geneva 08 May 2015 Alvin R. Diamond
26326
TROY
Persea palustris (Rafinesque) Sargent|
USAM000007985 Mobile 12 May 1967 Michael G. LeLong
3158
USAM
Persea palustris (Rafinesque) Sargent
UWAL0035561 Mobile 27 Sep 2014 Horne, Howard E.
2742B
UWAL
Persea palustris Sargent
TROY000006715 Geneva 25 May 2001 Robert Kral
91141
TROY
Persea palustris Sargent
JSU128977 Randolph 6 Oct 1983 C. F. Nixon
474
JSU
Persea palustris Sargent
TROY000006707 Coffee 08 Dec 1999 Brian H. Martin
387
TROY
Persea palustris Sargent
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