To about 25 feet in Florida.
Widespread in eastern North America south to the Florida Panhandle.
Map of select IRC data from peninsular Florida.
Salt Water Tolerance:
Low; does not tolerate flooding by salt or brackish water.
Salt Wind Tolerance:
Low; salt wind may burn the leaves.
Wildlife and Ecology:
Provides significant food and cover for birds and other wildlife. Attracts pollinators.
Ward & Ing (1997
We are currently adding data for this species for the Florida Panhandle. If you would like to contribute information or images, please contact George Gann via the IRC staff page.