Photo by Sargent, C.S., Silva of North America published in 1898. Photograph belongs to the photographer who allows use for FNPS purposes only. Please contact the photographer for all other uses.
Natural Range in Florida
Suitable to grow in:
10A 10B 11
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|Life Span:||Long-lived perennial|
|Habitats:||Relatively dry hammocks.|
|Recommended Uses:||Naturalistic landscapes.|
always floodedextremely dry
|Moisture Tolerance:||Somewhat moist, no flooding ----- to ----- Somewhat long very dry periods|
|Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:||Not salt tolerant of inundation by salty or brackish water.|
|Salt Spray Tolerance:||Some tolerance to salty wind but not direct salt spray.|
|Soil/Substrate:||Loam, Lime rock, Sand|
Birds and other wildlife consume fruit.
Larval host plant for Florida white (Appias drusilla) butterfly.