PlantsFlowering PlantsOlive FamilySwamp-privet & Spring-herald — Genus Forestiera
Shrub or small tree. Leaves opposite, simple. Leaf margins almost entire, but unlike the privets, they are very slightly toothed. Flowers 4-lobed. Fruit is a small drupe.
Swamp-privet
Swamp-privet —  Forestiera acuminata [1,2,3]
Shrub or small tree. Leaves yellow-green, 2-4". Flowering Mar.
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Texas Swampprivet —  Forestiera angustifolia [1]
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Upland Swampprivet —  Forestiera ligustrina [1]
Spring-herald
Spring-herald —  Forestiera pubescens [1,2,3]
Flowering Jan-Mar.
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Netleaf Swampprivet —  Forestiera reticulata [1]
Evidence that species is found in Texas:
  1. USDA Plants Database, advanced search for Texas plants from the United States Department of Agriculture.
  2. Atlas of the Vascular Plants of Texas, Volume 1, B.L. Turner, Holly Nichols, Geoffrey Denny and Oded Doron, Botanical Research Institute of Texas (BRIT), Fort Worth, Texas, 2003.
  3. Rick's iNaturalist observations, nature observations of Richard K. Murphy. Identifications are not necessarily confirmed by other users.