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Wasowski, Sally and Andy
Xylosma flexuosa (Kunth) Hemsl.
Brush holly, Brushholly
USDA Symbol: XYFL3
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec
TX Native Habitat:
Chaparral & brush country USDA Native Status: L48(N)
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Medium
Light Requirement: Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Moist
Soil Description: Sandy, Sandy Loam, Medium Loam, Clay Loam, Clay
BenefitUse Ornamental: Blooms ornamental, Fruits ornamental, Long-blooming
Use Wildlife: Nectar-insects, Fruit-birds, Fruit-mammals
Conspicuous Flowers: yes
From the National Organizations Directory
According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
- Austin, TX
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Record Modified: 2008-06-01
Research By: TWC Staff