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Ximenia americana L.
Tallow wood, Tallowwood
Synonym(s): Ximenia inermis
USDA Symbol: XIAM
Sprawling shrub to short tree; crown narrow, irreg.; trunk(s) twisted; branches spreading, crooked, thorny.
Tallowwood berries have been used in the making of soap and cosmetics.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow
DistributionUSA: FL Native Distribution:
Peninsular Florida. Native Habitat:
Hammocks, scrub, pinelands.
National Wetland Indicator Status
|Status:|| FACU || UPL |
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1
(Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here
for map of regions.
Record Last Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff