Morus alba L.
Common Name: WHITE MULBERRY, RUSSIAN MULBERRY
Coefficient of Conservatism: *
Coefficient of Wetness: 3
Wetness Index: FACU
Physiognomy: Ad Tree

Morus alba A. A. Reznicek

Vacant lots, fencerows, railroads, fields, forests, and streamsides. First collected in 1898 in St. Clair Co.

A native of China, where grown since antiquity, well known in the Orient as the source of food for silkworm caterpillars. Widely planted and escaped from cultivation in the eastern United States.

Locations

Allegan County
Alpena County
Arenac County
Baraga County
Barry County
Bay County
Benzie County
Berrien County
Calhoun County
Cass County
Clinton County
Eaton County
Genesee County
Hillsdale County
Ingham County
Isabella County
Jackson County
Kalamazoo County
Kent County
Lapeer County
Leelanau County
    Including Manitou Islands
Lenawee County
Livingston County
Mason County
Monroe County
Montcalm County
Montmorency County
Muskegon County
Newaygo County
Oakland County
Ottawa County
Saginaw County
Shiawassee County
St. Clair County
St. Joseph County
Tuscola County
Van Buren County
Washtenaw County
Wayne County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 13, 2017. http://michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=1702.