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Clethra alnifolia  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 23454

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Clethra paniculata
    Clethra alnifolia var. paniculata (Aiton) Rehder
    Clethra alnifolia var. glabella Michx.
  Common Name(s): summersweet [English]
    summersweet clethra [English]
    coastal sweetpepperbush [English]
    coastal sweet pepperbush [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                            FamilyClethraceae  – pepperbushes, white alder, clethras  
                               GenusClethra L. – sweet pepperbush, sweetpepperbush  
                                  SpeciesClethra alnifolia L. – summersweet, summersweet clethra, coastal sweetpepperbush, coastal sweet pepperbush  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Clethraceae of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Clethra alnifolia   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Clethra alnifolia   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Tucker, Gordon C., and Sean C. Jones / Flora of North America Editorial Committee, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2009   
  Article/Chapter Title: Clethraceae Klotzsch: White Alder Family   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Flora of North America North of Mexico, vol. 8: Magnoliophyta: Paeoniaceae to Ericaceae   
  Page(s): 364-366   
  Publisher: Oxford University Press   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-19-534026-6   
  Notes: Available electronically at   
  Reference for: Clethra alnifolia   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: North America  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Canada, Native  
    Continental US, Native  






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