Paper Mulberry Broussonetia papyrifera (Linnaeus) L'Heritier ex VentenatNon-native  -  Invasive    Synonyms: Papyrius papyriferus.
Kingdom Plantae   >   Division Tracheophyta   >   Class Magnoliopsida   >   Order Urticales   >   Family Moraceae   >   Genus Broussonetia   

Status:

"Introduced and naturalized from Asia; southern New England and Missouri, southward" (Reed, 1964).

There are 92 records in the project database.

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Paper Mulberry in Calvert Co., Maryland (10/25/2013). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Paper Mulberry in Caroline Co., Maryland (7/10/2017). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Paper Mulberry in Baltimore City, Maryland (7/30/2020). (c) zachstgeorge, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by zachstgeorge via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Paper Mulberry in Washington Co., Maryland (8/4/2014). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

A Paper Mulberry tree growing in Howard Co., Maryland (8/24/2015). Photo by Jim Wilkinson. (MBP list)

Paper Mulberry (underside of leaf) in Dorchester Co., Maryland (9/2/2017). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

The leaves of Paper Mulberry in Worcester Co., Maryland (7/5/2015). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Paper Mulberry in Baltimore Co., Maryland (4/17/2020). (c) johncanoles, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by johncanoles via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Paper Mulberry in Caroline Co., Maryland (9/17/2017). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Paper Mulberry in Baltimore Co., Maryland (4/17/2020). (c) johncanoles, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by johncanoles via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Paper Mulberry in Caroline Co., Maryland (9/17/2017). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Paper Mulberry in Baltimore City, Maryland (9/19/2016). Photo by Kirsten Johnson. (MBP list)

Paper Mulberry in Harford Co., Maryland (11/28/2015). Photo by Dan Wilson. (MBP list)

Paper Mulberry growing in Kent Co., Maryland (4/16/2016). Photo by Shannon Schade. (MBP list)

Paper Mulberry (young stem) in Dorchester Co., Maryland (9/2/2017). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

A large Paper Mulberry in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (9/30/2017). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Paper Mulberry in Baltimore Co., Maryland (4/17/2020). (c) johncanoles, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by johncanoles via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Paper Mulberry in Baltimore Co., Maryland (4/17/2020). (c) johncanoles, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by johncanoles via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Paper Mulberry in Baltimore City, Maryland (10/13/2018). (c) mosswoman, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by mosswoman via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Paper Mulberry in Baltimore City, Maryland (4/29/2019). (c) Brett M, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Brett M via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Paper Mulberry in Baltimore City, Maryland (10/2/2018). (c) josh rudder, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by josh_rudder via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Paper Mulberry in Dorchester Co., Maryland (10/30/2020). (c) Wayne Longbottom, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)


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