Common Name: Swamp Bay

  • Habit: Evergreen Tree
  • Light: Full Sun (5+ hrs. direct sun), Part Shade (2-5 hrs. direct sun)
  • Water Needs: Moist, Well Drained, Wet
  • Height x Spread: Up to 40′ tall
  • Flower: White/Yellow
  • Fruit: Dark, blue drupes
  • Fall Color: Green
  • Natural Habitat: 
  • Larval host for: Spicebush Swallowtail (Papilio troilus) and Palamedes Swallowtail (Papilio palamedes)


Information source(s):

N.C. Cooperative Extension. Accessed 5/6/2023 from

Quintana, H V; McKenzie, M; Friedman, M H; & Andreu, M G. (2022) Persea palustris, Swamp Bay. University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. Accessed 5/6/2023 from

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