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Natural Range in Florida
Suitable to grow in:
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|Life Span:||Long-lived perennial|
|Habitats:||Upland pine forest, pine-oak-hickory woods, bayheads. Slopes.|
|Recommended Uses:||Shade tree.|
|Light:||Full Sun, Part Shade, Shade|
always floodedextremely dry
|Moisture Tolerance:||Not wet but not extremely dry ----- to ----- Very long very dry periods|
|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|
Squirrels, racoons, deer and other animals eat the acorns.
Larval host for the white-M hairstreak.