Species boasts the largest, simple leaf, single flower, found within quadrats with magnolia macrophylla, found near the Gulf Coast. Macrophylla has shorter, broader leaves, smaller flower s, contained at least 81 one 66 individual of F of L. The tree likes undisturbed, rich, mesic soil in full sun, has shallow roots. Plant is problem in the free, has large leaves, flowers. Andr Michaux described this species from a population site. Magnolia macrophylla Michaux has sized the largest leaf diameter of any simple leaf tree species. Doyles study documented F, describes a clumping in the landscape. The population sites meet the critera for classification. Observations suggest increased asexual propagation from root systems.
Rare shrub, Small tree