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Ficus aurea Nutt.
Florida strangler fig, Strangler Fig
Moraceae (Mulberry Family)
USDA Symbol: fiau
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
The Strangler Fig is a member of the mulberry family (family Moraceae) which includes trees and shrubs, sometimes herbs, with white sap or latex usually present and often abundant. About 1400 species mostly in tropical and subtropical areas, a few in temperate regions; 5 native and 3 naturalized tree species.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Red , Yellow
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug
National Wetland Indicator Status
|Status:|| FAC |
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