Vascular Plants of North Carolina
Account for Japanese Aralia - Fatsia japonica   (Thunberg) Decaisne & PlanchonOnly member of Fatsia in NC.
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Author(Thunberg) Decaisne & Planchon
DistributionWeakley (2018) maps it in the NC Piedmont from "suburban woodlands." There are no specimens at SERNEC. FNA treatment has not yet been published; absent from RAB (2018). Several specimens (NCSC herbarium) are all from cultivation at an arboretum and a greenhouse. We will await additional data before accepting this species as part of the NC flora.

Native of Japan; in N.A. only FL.
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