Jacquemontia reclinata

Beach Jacquemontia

Convolvulaceae

Plant Specifics

Form:Vine
Life Span:Short-lived perennial
Flower Color:White
Fruit Color:NA
Phenology:Evergreen
Noted for:Showy flowers

Landscaping

Recommended Uses:Groundcover in dry coastal settings.
Propagation:
Availability:Native nurseries, Seed
Light: Full Sun
Moisture Tolerance:
always floodedextremely dry
 (Short very dry periods ----- to ----- Very long very dry periods)
Moisture Tolerance: Short very dry periods ----- to ----- Very long very dry periods
Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:Tolerant of occasional/brief inundation such as can occur in storm surges.
Salt Spray/ Salty Soil Tolerance:High. Can tolerate significant and ongoing amounts of salty wind and salt spray without injury.
Soil or other substrate:Sand
Soil pH:

Ecology

Wildlife:
 

Birds feed on the fruits.

Insects:
 

Attracts flies, bees, and butterflies.

Native Habitats:Coastal strand, beach dune. Openings.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range in Florida
USDA Zones

Suitable to grow in:
10B 

USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures

Comments

General Comments:This is a Florida endemic listed by the USFWS and the State of Florida as Endangered.  Please acquire only from reputable sources that have the proper permits.