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|Life Span:||Long-lived perennial|
|Phenology:||Deciduous. Blooms in spring. Fruit ripe by fall and may persist into winter.|
|Noted for:||Fall color, Showy flowers, Interesting foliage, Thorns|
|Recommended Uses:||Specimen plant for floodplain or mist settings.|
|Availability:||Native nurseries, Seed|
|Light:||Full Sun, Part Shade, Shade|
always floodedextremely dry
|(Stays Wet ----- to ----- Somewhat moist, no flooding)|
|Moisture Tolerance:||Stays Wet ----- to ----- Somewhat moist, no flooding|
|Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:||Not salt tolerant of inundation by salty or brackish water.|
|Salt Spray/ Salty Soil Tolerance:||Low/no tolerance of salty wind or direct salt spray|
|Soil or other substrate:||Loam, Sand|
|Soil pH:||Acidic to circum-neutral|
Birds and other wildlife consume the fruit, but not as popular as other haws.
Attracts pollinators, especially important for native bees.
Larval food for hummingbird clearwing moth (Hemaris thysbe), striped hairstreak butterfly(Satyrium liparops), and blinded sphinx moth (Paonias excaecata).
|Native Habitats:||Moist sites. Riverine forests, moist wooded slopes such as ravines and bluffs, stream banks.|
Distribution and Planting Zones
Natural Range in Florida
Suitable to grow in:
8A 8B 9A 9B
USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures