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Forestiera segregata (Jacq.) Krug & Urb.
Florida Privet, Florida swampprivet
USDA Symbol: fose
Evergreen shrub or small tree with 1 or more short, much-branched trunks, forming dense, irregular crowns and thickets.
This species extends throughout the Caribbean to Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, where it is called Ink-bush.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Tree Flower:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Feb , Mar
, SC Native Distribution:
Along and near coasts of SE. Georgia south to Florida Keys and north to W. Florida; near sea level; also Bermuda and West Indies. Native Habitat:
Moist soil, including sand dunes, hammocks, and understory of pine forests.
Record Last Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff