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Natural Range in Florida
Suitable to grow in:
8A 8B 9A 9B
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Alachua Buckthorn,silver Buckthorn, Clark's Buckthorn
Also known as Bumelia anomala
|Moist hammocks. Rare.
|Can be pruned either as a small tree or a large shrub. Can also be used as a hedge.
|Full Sun, Part Shade
always floodedextremely dry
|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 Tolerance:
|Low/no tolerance of salty wind or direct salt spray
|Loam, Lime rock, Sand
Fruits eaten by birds and small mammals.
Good cover plant.
Native bees love the flowers.