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Callicarpa americana L.
AMERICAN BEAUTYBERRY
Beauty berry

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Callicarpa americana, American Beautyberry
© John Pickering, 2004-2017 · 9
Callicarpa americana, American Beautyberry

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Callicarpa americana, American Beautyberry

Callicarpa americana, American Beautyberry
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Callicarpa americana, American Beautyberry
Callicarpa americana, American Beautyberry
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Callicarpa americana
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Callicarpa americana
Callicarpa americana
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Callicarpa americana
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Callicarpa americana
Callicarpa americana
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Callicarpa americana

Callicarpa americana
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Callicarpa americana
Callicarpa americana
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Callicarpa americana

Callicarpa americana
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Callicarpa americana
Callicarpa americana
© Copyright Bobby Hattaway 2011 · 5
Callicarpa americana

Callicarpa americana, American Beautyberry
© John Pickering, 2004-2017 · 3
Callicarpa americana, American Beautyberry
Callicarpa americana, American Beautyberry, leaf base bottom
© John Pickering, 2004-2017 · 3
Callicarpa americana, American Beautyberry, leaf base bottom

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FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
_  plant @ I_SSTO (1)

Associates · map
FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Diaspididae  Andaspis hawaiiensis @ AMNH_PBI (1)

Parlatoria pergandii @ AMNH_PBI (1)
Diatrypaceae  Diatrype callicarpae @ BPI (1)
Leptosphaeriaceae  Coniothyrium callicarpae @ BPI (1)
Melanconidaceae  Melogramma callicarpae @ BPI (1)
Meliolaceae  Meliola cookeana @ BPI (35)
Miridae  Gn_ms_teratotibiacoris sp_ms_eowilsoni @ AMNH_PBI (1)

Gn_orthotylinigp12 sp_003 @ AMNH_PBI (1)

Gn_orthotylinigp14 sp_001 @ AMNH_PBI (1)

Myrtlemiris meanarra @ AMNH_PBI (1)
Mycosphaerellaceae  Cercospora callicarpae @ BPI (13)
Nectriaceae  Nectria cinnabarina @ BPI (2)
Patellariaceae  Tryblidiella nigrocinnabarina @ BPI (1)

Tryblidiella rufula @ BPI (1)
Piesmatidae  Mcateella reidi @ AMNH_PBI (1)
Stictidaceae  Schizoxylon schweinitzii @ BPI (1)
Synchytriaceae  Synchytrium callicarpae @ BPI (2)
Tingidae  Epimixia sp_ms_aboccidente @ AMNH_PBI (1)

Teleonemia belfragii @ AMNH_IZC (1)
_  Atractilina callicarpae @ BPI (2); 448468A (1); 448468B (1)

Gn_ms_flectotheca sp_wa0909msp100 @ AMNH_PBI (1)

Gn_ms_granitohyoidea sp_wa0909msp119 @ AMNH_PBI (1)

Podosporium @ BPI (1)

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Callicarpa americana L.
American beautyberry

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General Information
Symbol: CAAM2
Group: Dicot
Family: Verbenaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Shrub
Native Status : L48   N
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Native Status:
lower 48 status L48    Alaska status AK    Hawaii status HI    Puerto Rico status PR    Virgin Islands status VI    Navassa Island NAV    Canada status CAN    Greenland status GL    Saint Pierre and Michelon status SPM    North America NA   

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Robert H. Mohlenbrock. USDA SCS. 1991. Southern wetland flora: Field office guide to plant species . South National Technical Center, Fort Worth. Provided by USDA NRCS Wetland Science Institute (WSI). Usage Requirements .

Clarence A. Rechenthin. Provided by USDA NRCS East Texas PMC (ETPMC) . Usage Requirements .

©J.S. Peterson. USDA NRCS National Plant Data Center (NPDC). United States, LA, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge. Usage Requirements .

©J.S. Peterson. USDA NRCS National Plant Data Center (NPDC). United States, LA, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge. Usage Requirements .

©J.S. Peterson. USDA NRCS National Plant Data Center (NPDC). United States, LA, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge. Usage Requirements .

©J.S. Peterson. USDA NRCS National Plant Data Center (NPDC). United States, LA, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge. Usage Requirements .

©J.S. Peterson. USDA NRCS National Plant Data Center (NPDC). United States, LA, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge. Usage Requirements .

©Ted Bodner. James H. Miller and Karl V. Miller. 2005. Forest plants of the southeast and their wildlife uses. University of Georgia Press., Athens. Provided by University of Georgia Press . Scanned by Forestry Images . Usage Requirements .

©Ted Bodner. James H. Miller and Karl V. Miller. 2005. Forest plants of the southeast and their wildlife uses. University of Georgia Press., Athens. Provided by University of Georgia Press . Scanned by Forestry Images . Usage Requirements .

©Ted Bodner. James H. Miller and Karl V. Miller. 2005. Forest plants of the southeast and their wildlife uses. University of Georgia Press., Athens. Provided by University of Georgia Press . Scanned by Forestry Images . Usage Requirements .

©Jeff McMillian. Provided by Almost Eden . United States, LA. Usage Requirements .

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©Robin R. Buckallew. United States, TX, Denton. Usage Requirements .

Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. 3 vols. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. Vol. 3: 99. Provided by Kentucky Native Plant Society . Scanned by Omnitek Inc . Usage Requirements .

USDA NRCS. Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide to plant species. USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service. Provided by NRCS National Wetland Team . Usage Requirements .

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Synonyms

Symbol Scientific Name
CAAML Callicarpa americana L. var. lactea F.J. Müll.

Classification

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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Asteridae
Order Lamiales
Family Verbenaceae – Verbena family
Genus Callicarpa L. – beautyberry
Species Callicarpa americana L. – American beautyberry

Subordinate Taxa

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Legal Status

Threatened and Endangered Information:
This plant is listed by the U.S. federal government or a state. Common names are from state and federal lists. Click on a place name to get a complete protected plant list for that location.
Maryland French mulberry Endangered, Extirpated

Wetland Status

Interpreting Wetland Status

North America
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain FACU
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont FACU
Great Plains FACU
Midwest FACU

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ARS Germplasm Resources Information Network (CAAM2)
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (CAAM2)
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (CAAML)
Kemper Center for Home Gardening (CAAM2)
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Native Plant Information Network (CAAM2)
Native American Ethnobotany (University of Michigan - Dearborn) (CAAM2)
Native Plants Network (CAAM2)
USDA Forest Service Fire Effects Information System (CAAM2)
USF Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants (CAAM2)
University of Tennessee Herbarium (Distribution) (CAAM2)
Related Websites
AL-Trees of Alabama and the Southeast (CAAM2)
FL-Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants (CAAM2)
FL-University of Florida Cooperative Extension Service (CAAM2)
Forestry Images (CAAM2)
HI-Plants of Hawaii (HEAR) (CAAM2)
LA-Louisiana Ecosystems and Plant Identification (CAAM2)
MO-Missouri Plants (CAAM2)
MS-USFS Center for Bottomland Hardwoods Research (CAAM2)
NC-Native Plant Fact Sheet (NCSU) (CAAM2)
OK-Oklahoma Biological Survey (CAAM2)
TX-Image Archive of Central Texas Plants (CAAM2)
TX-Texas Native Shrubs (CAAM2)
UK-Plants For A Future (CAAM2)
USDA FS International Institute of Tropical Forestry (CAAM2)
VA-Virginia Tech Dendrology (CAAM2)

Wildlife

Food

Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds
Martin Minor Minor Minor
Miller Moderate Minor Low
Yarrow Low Low Low

Cover

Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds
Martin
Miller
Yarrow

Sources

Martin, A.C., H.S. Zim, and A.L. Nelson. 1951. American wildlife and plants: A guide to wildlife food habits . Dover Publications. New York.
Miller, J.H., and K.V. Miller. 1999. Forest plants of the southeast and their wildlife uses . Southern Weed Science Society.
Yarrow, G.K., and D.T. Yarrow. 1999. Managing wildlife . Sweet Water Press. Birmingham.

Description of Values

Value Class Food Cover
High Average 25-50% of diet Regular source of cover
Low 5-10% of diet Infrequently used as cover
Minor 2-5% of diet Sparsely used as cover
Moderate Average 10-25% of diet Occasional source of cover


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Callicarpa americana
Callicarpa americana
American Beautyberry
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Callicarpa americana
Callicarpa americana
American Beautyberry
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© 2006 Matt Below

Callicarpa americana
Callicarpa americana
American Beautyberry
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Callicarpa americana
Callicarpa americana
American Beautyberry
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© 2016 Keir Morse

Callicarpa americana
Callicarpa americana
American Beautyberry
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© 2016 Keir Morse

Callicarpa americana
Callicarpa americana
American Beautyberry
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© 2016 Keir Morse

Callicarpa americana
Callicarpa americana
American Beautyberry
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© 2016 Keir Morse

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