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Alachua Buckthorn,silver Buckthorn, Clark's Buckthorn
Also known as Bumelia anomala
|Life Span:||Long-lived perennial|
|Noted for:||Interesting foliage, Thorns|
|Recommended Uses:||Can be pruned either as a small tree or a large shrub. Can also be used as a hedge.|
|Availability:||Native nurseries, Seed|
|Light:||Full Sun, Part Shade|
always floodedextremely dry
|(Somewhat moist, no flooding ----- to ----- Very long very dry periods)|
|Moisture Tolerance:||Somewhat moist, no flooding ----- 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:||Loam, Lime rock, Sand|
Fruits eaten by birds and small mammals.
Good cover plant.
Native bees love the flowers.
|Native Habitats:||Moist hammocks. Rare.|
Distribution and Planting Zones
Natural Range in Florida
Suitable to grow in:
8A 8B 9A 9B
USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures