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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.
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Breeding System: Flowers Unisexual
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Red , Yellow
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug
National Wetland Indicator Status
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Ficus aurea in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Ficus aurea in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Ficus aurea
MetadataRecord Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff