Kentucky Nature Preserves Rare Plants


 
Kentucky State Nature Preserves Commission





Hoary Mock Orange
Philadelphus pubescens
Family: Hydrangeaceae

Protection Status:
State Status:  E
USFWS Status: {null}

Global Rank: G5?
State Rank: S1

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Habitat:
Sandstone and limestone bluffs and riverbanks.

Species Description:
Shrub.

Phenology:
Flowering Period: Early May to late June.

Additional Information at NatureServe

Diagnostic Characteristics:
Flowers five or more in a raceme; bark of the current season gray, not exfoliating on previous seasons twigs. The leaves are glabrous above and usually soft hairy beneath.

Management:
Timber removal would be detrimental. Exotic pest plants are a threat to this species and should be removed. Avoid creating access to the site through trail or road construction.


Global Range:
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Known Kentucky Occurrences:

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Frankfort,KY 40601
Phone: (502) 573-2886
Fax: (502) 573-2355
Email:
naturepreserves@ky.gov
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