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Guaiacum sanctum (Holywood)
Smith, R.W.

Guaiacum sanctum

Guaiacum sanctum L.

Holywood, Holywood Lignum-vitae

Zygophyllaceae (Creosote-bush Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: GUSA

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), PR (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub , Tree
Leaf Retention: Deciduous
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Ovate
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: To about 30 feet in height.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Blue
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul
Bloom Notes: Flowers blue.

Distribution

USA: FL

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2018-01-03
Research By: JAM

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