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Drummond's leafflower
Phyllanthus abnormis
Phyllanthaceae
 

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

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.

Map of select IRC data from peninsular Florida.

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.


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

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


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