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Capparis cynophallophora L.
Jamaica Caper Tree, Jamaican caper
USDA Symbol: CACY
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Sprawling shrub to small tree with arched branches.
This handsome Florida native is also found in the Caribbean region.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Shrub
, Tree Leaf:
Green Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White , Purple
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May
FL Native Distribution:
Coastal, from central Florida south. Native Habitat:
Coastal hammocks, shell mounds. USDA Native Status: L48(N), PR(N), VI(N)
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Part Shade
Drought Tolerance: Medium
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Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff