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|Size:||Small tree. Can be a shade tree for small yards.|
|Life Span:||Long-lived perennial|
|Recommended Uses:||Small tree in sandhill and other sandy-loam settings.|
|Considerations:||Does not handle root disturbance well (is noted for disappearing if land is managed by rollerchopping)|
|Availability:||Native nurseries, Seed|
|Light:||Full Sun, Part Shade|
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:||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:||Sand|
Acorns provide food for selected birds, squirrels, raccoons, and deer.
Importnt food source for some species of moths and butterflies.
Distribution and Planting Zones
Natural Range in Florida
Suitable to grow in:
10A 8A 8B 9A 9B
USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures
|Ethnobotany:||Has been used for a number of medicinal uses. Astringent.|