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Natural Range in Florida
Suitable to grow in:
10A 10B 11 9B
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Limber Caper, Bay-leaved Caper, Bay-leaved Capertree
Also known as Capparis flexuosa
|Size:||6-12 (25) ft tall, trailing|
|Life Span:||Long-lived perennial|
|Phenology:||Evergreen. Blooms spring-summer.|
|Habitats:||Dry sites. Coastal hammocks.|
|Light:||Full Sun, Part Shade|
always floodedextremely dry
|Moisture Tolerance:||Somewhat moist, no flooding ----- to ----- Very long very dry periods|
|Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:||Tolerant of occasional/brief inundation such as can occur in storm surges.|
|Salt Spray Tolerance:||Some tolerance to salty wind but not direct salt spray.|
Fruits eaten by birds.
Larval host for Florida White (Appias drusilla) and Great Southern White (Ascia monuste).