Cliftonia monophylla (Lam.) Sarg. - Black Titi
Family - Cyrillaceae
Flowering - February - April.
Habitat - Acid swamps, bogs.
Origin - Native to North America.
Other information - This attractive shrub can be found in the southern-most counties of Alabama. The plant can be identified by its habitat, shrubby habit, glossy green leaves (which are simple), and multiple inflorescences of white flowers. The plant can be found in the same habitat as many carnivorous species.
Photographs taken at Conecuh National Forest, AL., 3-29-05.