Styrax americanus

American snowbell

Styracaceae

wildlife plant   wildlife plant   wildlife plant  


PlantRealFlorida.org

FNPS provides this link to assist users in finding sources for native plants. In doing so, FNPS is not attesting to the accuracy of any information on the FANN webite. Some members of FANN may provide services that do not further the FNPS mission, and this link should not be considered to be an endorsement of any specific nursery, services that it provides that do not support the FNPS mission, or the quality of its products or services.

florida.plantatlas.usf.edu

Use this link to get more info about this plant from the USF Institute for Systematic Botany

Plant Specifics

Form: tree
Life Span: long-lived perennial
Size: Height: 8-10 ft    Width: 6-10 ft
Flower Color: flower color      white
Phenology: deciduous
Noted for: Showy flowers, aroma, fragrance

Landscaping

Recommended Uses: Understory tree. Specimen plant in moist areas.
Propagation: Seed (stratified), layering, softwood cuttings.
Availability: Native nurseries
Light: light requirement   light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
moisture_bar
Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand, loam
Soil pH Range: Acidic

Ecology

Wildlife:
wildlife plant   wildlife plant   wildlife plant  
Birds and other animals eat the fruit. Attracts pollinators.
Native Habitats: Understory of floodplain and wet forests, swamps, shoreline thickets, cypress-gum depressions. Most frequently where annually inundated or where water stands at or above the soil surface for extended periods.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range

USDA Zones:

Map is based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in:
   8A,8B,9A,9B,10A,10B

Other

Other Comments: Prolific bloomer: very showy. Fragrant.