New York Metropolitan Flora

Ligustrum sinensis Lour. - Chinese Privet

Non-native

By Science Staff

Not peer reviewed

Last Modified 02/01/2012

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Common Names

Chinese Privet

General Discussion

There are reports of this species escaping from cultivation along the Atlantic seaboard through NJ and CT and as far north as Massachusetts. It may eventually be confirmed in our area, but no definitive specimens have yet been seen.