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Drummond's leafflower
Phyllanthus abnormis
Phyllanthaceae

Ecological Restoration Notes:

At present not cultivated, but this could be incorporated into restoration projects in coastal uplands, scrub and scrubby flatwoods.
Range:
Southeastern United States.
Habitats:
Coastal uplands and moist to dry pinelands.
Soils:
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.
Drought Tolerance:
High; does not require any supplemental water once established.
Light Requirements:
Full sun.
Flower Characteristics:
Inconspicuous.
Flowering Season:
All year.


 


Keith J. Buttry, 18 March 2015
Virginia Key and Marine Stadium, Miami-Dade County
Keith J. Buttry, 18 March 2015
Virginia Key and Marine Stadium, Miami-Dade County