osage-orange USDA PLANTS Symbol: MAPO
U.S. Nativity: Native
Habit: Hardwood Trees Shrub or Subshrub
Maclura pomifera (Raf.) Schneid.

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Taxonomic Rank: Magnoliopsida: Urticales: Moraceae
Synonym(s): bois d'arc, osage orange, osageorange
Native Range: AR, OK, TX ()

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Bark;
Paul Wray, Iowa State University, Bugwood.org
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Flower(s);
Paul Wray, Iowa State University, Bugwood.org
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Flower(s);
Paul Wray, Iowa State University, Bugwood.org
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Fruit(s);
Paul Wray, Iowa State University, Bugwood.org
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Foliage;
Paul Wray, Iowa State University, Bugwood.org
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Feature(s); thorns on twig
Paul Wray, Iowa State University, Bugwood.org
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Twig(s)/Shoot(s); Thorns
Paul Wray, Iowa State University, Bugwood.org
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Flower(s); flowers and leaves.
Joseph M. DiTomaso, University of California - Davis, Bugwood.org
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Foliage; Arboretum UGA Tifton Campus
Karan A. Rawlins, University of Georgia, Bugwood.org
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Foliage; Arboretum UGA Tifton Campus
Karan A. Rawlins, University of Georgia, Bugwood.org
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Flower(s); Arboretum UGA Tifton Campus
Karan A. Rawlins, University of Georgia, Bugwood.org
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Flower(s); Arboretum UGA Tifton Campus
Karan A. Rawlins, University of Georgia, Bugwood.org
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EDDMapS Distribution:
This map is incomplete and is based only on current site and county level reports made by experts and records obtained from USDA Plants Database. For more information, visit www.eddmaps.org
 


State(s) Where Reported invasive.
Based on state level agency and organization lists of invasive plants from WeedUS database.

U.S. National Parks where reported invasive:
Antietam National Battlefield (Maryland)
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park (West Virginia)
Monocacy National Battlefield Park (Maryland)



Invasive Listing Sources:
Eric Ulaszek, U.S. Forest Service, Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie, Illinois
Jil M. Swearingen, Survey of invasive plants occurring on National Park Service lands, 2000-2007
John Randall, The Nature Conservancy, Survey of TNC Preserves, 1995.
Mid-Atlantic Exotic Pest Plant Council, 2005
Missouri Department of Conservation,
Reichard, Sarah. 1994.  Assessing the potential of invasiveness in woody plants introduced in North America. University of Washington Ph.D. dissertation.