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Esenbeckia berlandieri (Berlandier's jopoy)
Wasowski, Sally and Andy

Esenbeckia berlandieri

Esenbeckia berlandieri Baill. ex Hemsl.

Berlandier's Jopoy, Berlandier Jopoy, Jopoy, Berlandier's Esenbeckia, Berlandier Esenbeckia, Runyon Esenbeckia

Rutaceae (Rue Family)

Synonym(s): Esenbeckia runyonii


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Leaf Retention: Evergreen
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 15 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Green
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May
Bloom Notes: White to greenish white.


Native Habitat: Stream, river banks

Growing Conditions

Water Use: Medium
Light Requirement: Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Dry
Soil Description: Sandy Sandy Loam Medium Loam Clay Loam Clay


Use Ornamental: Attractive
Use Wildlife: Cover, Nesting site, Nectar-insects
Conspicuous Flowers: yes


Bibref 298 - Field Guide to Texas Trees (1999) Simpson, B.J.
Bibref 291 - Texas Wildscapes: Gardening for Wildlife (1999) Damude, N. & K.C. Bender

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Web Reference

Webref 1 - Texas Native Shrubs (2002) Texas A&M University Agriculture Program and Leslie Finical, Dallas Arboretum

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2022-10-18
Research By: TWC Staff

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