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Crossopetalum ilicifolium

Crossopetalum ilicifolium (Poir.) Kuntze

Christmas Berry, Christmas-berry, Christmasberry

Celastraceae (Bittersweet family)

Synonym(s): Crossopetalum floridanum, Rhacoma ilicifolia

USDA Symbol: CRIL2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Size Notes: Up to about 20 inches tall.
Fruit: Red.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Green
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec

Distribution

USA: FL , NC
Native Habitat: Pinelands, rocky pine woods, roadsides.

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACW
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.

Web Reference

Webref 57 - Atlas of Florida Plants (2020) Institute for Systematic Botany
Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Crossopetalum ilicifolium in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Crossopetalum ilicifolium in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Crossopetalum ilicifolium

Metadata

Record Modified: 2020-10-28
Research By: CBR

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