White-ironwood, Inkwood
Hypelate trifoliata
Sapindaceae


Landscape Uses:

Ecological Restoration Notes:

Availability:
Description:
Height:
Growth Rate:
Slow.
Range:
Habitats:
Soils:
Moist, well-drained limestone soils, with humusy top layer.
Nutritional Requirements:
Moderate; can grow in nutrient poor soils, but needs some organic content to thrive.
Salt Water Tolerance:
Salt Wind Tolerance:
Moderate; grows near salt water, but is protected from direct salt spray by other vegetation.
Drought Tolerance:
High; does not require any supplemental water once established.
Light Requirements:
Full sun to light shade.
Flower Color:
White.
Flower Characteristics:
Inconspicuous.
Flowering Season:
Spring-summer.
Fruit:
Wildlife and Ecology:
Provides significant food and cover for wildlife.
Horticultural Notes:
Comments:
We are currently adding data for this species. If you would like to contribute to the development of this species account, please contact George Gann via the IRC staff page.


Roger L. Hammer
George D. Gann
In habitat, Long Pine Key, Everglades National Park,
Florida, 2013
George D. Gann
in habitat, Everglades National Park, Key Largo, Florida, 2013
George D. Gann
in habitat, Everglades National Park, Key Largo, Florida, 2013
George D. Gann
in habitat, Everglades National Park, Key Largo, Florida, 2013