Copyright by: George D. Gann
In habitat, Long Pine Key, Everglades National Park,
Map of select IRC data from peninsular Florida.
Moist, well-drained limestone soils, with humusy top layer.
Salt Wind Tolerance:
Moderate; grows near salt water, but is protected from direct salt spray by other vegetation.
High; does not require any supplemental water once established.
Full sun to light shade.
Wildlife and Ecology:
Provides significant food and cover for wildlife.
Schaefer & Tanner 1997
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. See also Florida Natural Areas Inventory's Field Guide to the Rare Plants of Florida
page (Chafin 2000).