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Byrsonima lucida (Mill.) DC.
Locust Berry, Long Key locustberry
Synonym(s): Byrsonima cuneata
USDA Symbol: BYLU
Multi-trunked shrub to small tree; crown irreg.; branches erect, spindly.
A native of Florida and the Caribbean, this plant is listed as a threatened species in Flroida, under the Preservation of Native Flora of Florida Act. Like so many south Florida plants, it has suffered from the loss of habitat to development.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White , Red , Pink
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Dec
DistributionUSA: FL Native Distribution:
Southeastern tip of Florida and Keys. Native Habitat:
Butterflies and Moths of North America (BAMONA)
is a larval host and/or nectar source for:
Record Last Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff