Ecological Restoration Notes:
At present not cultivated, but this could be incorporated into restoration projects in coastal uplands, scrub and scrubby flatwoods.
Southeastern United States.
Map of select IRC data from peninsular Florida.
Coastal uplands and moist to dry pinelands.
Moist to dry, well-drained sandy soils, without humus.
Salt Water Tolerance:
Low; does not tolerate long-term flooding by salt or brackish water.
Salt Wind Tolerance:
Secondary line; tolerates significant salt wind without injury, but usually is somewhat protected.
High; does not require any supplemental water once established.