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Taxon: Elliottia racemosa Muhl. ex Elliott

Genus: Elliottia
Family: Ericaceae
Subfamily: Ericoideae
Tribe: Phyllodoceae
Nomen number: 15013
Place of publication: Sketch bot. S. Carolina 1:448. 1817
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 02-May-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 22-May-1997
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 2 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • Georgia-plume  (Source: Castanea) - English

Distributional Range:


    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Georgia, South Carolina]


  1. Duncan, W. H. & M. B. Duncan 1978. Elliottia in the Piedmont of Georgia (Castanea) 43:182-184.
  2. Faircloth, W. R. 1970. An Occurrence of Elliottia in Central South Georgia (Castanea) 35:58-61.
  3. Kral, R. 1983. A report on some rare, threatened, or endangered forest-related vascular plants of the South Techn. Publ. U.S. Forest Serv. R8 TP2, R8-TP 2:829-832.
  4. Ruter, J. M. et al. 1995. A new location for Elliottia racemosa Muhl. ex. Ell. (Ericaceae) in southwest Georgia (Castanea) 60:370-371.
  5. Wood, C. E., Jr. 1961. The genera of Ericaceae in the Southeastern United States J. Arnold Arbor. 42:20-23.

Check other web resources for Elliottia racemosa Muhl. ex Elliott :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=15013. Accessed 25 April 2019.