Southern Magnolia Magnolia grandiflora LinnaeusNon-native    Synonyms: Magnolia foetida.
Kingdom Plantae   >   Division Tracheophyta   >   Class Magnoliopsida   >   Order Magnoliales   >   Family Magnoliaceae   >   Genus Magnolia   


Host plant for various species of moth including Magnolia Serpentine Leafminer (forms distinctive leafmines) and Tulip Tree Leaftier Moth (Gilligan, Wright, & Gibson, 2008, Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants).

There are 73 records in the project database.

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Southern Magnolia in Calvert Co., Maryland (3/12/2018). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

A Southern Magnolia in Somerset Co., Maryland (1/20/2013). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Southern Magnolia in Prince George's Co., Maryland (7/30/2010). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Southern Magnolia in Somerset Co., Maryland (12/27/2020). (c) Jonathan Irons, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Jonathan Irons. (MBP list)

A young Southern Magnolia naturalized in West Ocean City, Maryland (1/1/2013). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Southern Magnolia (presumably introduced) in fruit in Howard Co., Maryland (8/15/2015). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

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