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Zanthoxylum flavum Vahl
West Indian satinwood, Yellowwood

Zanthoxylum flavum
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer

Family: Rutaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Tree

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: South Florida, the West Indies, Mexico (Yucatan peninsula) and Central America (Bay Islands of Honduras).

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

NatureServe Global Status: Vulnerable

State of Florida Status: Endangered

Florida Natural Areas Inventory State Status: Critically Imperiled

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Critically Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

Comments: For a digitized image of Elbert Little's Florida range map, visit the Exploring Florida website.

Other data on Zanthoxylum flavum available from :

Zanthoxylum flavum has been found in the following 2 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Bahia Honda State Park Present Native
Key West National Wildlife Refuge Present Native

Zanthoxylum flavum has been found in the following county :
Occurrence Native Status
Monroe County (Keys) Native

Zanthoxylum flavum has been found in the following 2 habitats :
Coastal Berm
Rockland Hammock

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Zanthoxylum flavum
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer