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Natural Range in Florida
Suitable to grow in:
8A 8B 9A
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|Size:||To 70 ft|
|Life Span:||Long-lived perennial|
|Habitats:||Moist-wet sites. Hydric to mesic seep slopes, fringes of cypress and mixed hardwood swamps, wet flatwoods, mesic flatwoods.|
|Recommended Uses:||Shade tree for moist sites. Forest tree.|
|Light:||Full Sun, Part Shade|
always floodedextremely dry
|Moisture Tolerance:||Usually moist, occasional inundation ----- to ----- Not wet but not extremely dry|
|Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:||Not salt tolerant of inundation by salty or brackish water.|
|Salt Spray Tolerance:||Low/no tolerance of salty wind or direct salt spray|
Birds, squirrels and other animals eat the seeds.