Typically 25-50 feet in height with a 25-45 feet spread; to 83 feet in Florida. Taller than broad.
Southeastern United States south to Polk County, where collected once by H.H. Hume in 1936 (s.n. FLAS)
Map of select IRC data from peninsular Florida.
Salt Water Tolerance:
Low; does not tolerate flooding by salt or brackish water.
Salt Wind Tolerance:
Low; salt wind may burn the leaves.
Light shade to shade.
Wildlife and Ecology:
Provides significant food and cover for birds and other wildlife. Attracts pollinators.
Ward & Ing (1997
We are currently adding data for this species for central and northern Florida. If you would like to contribute information or images, please contact George Gann via the IRC staff page.