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Morinda royoc

Morinda royoc L.

Redgal, Mouse’s Pineapple, Yellowroot

Rubiaceae (Madder family)


USDA Symbol: MORO3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub , Vine
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Fruit Type: Drupe
Size Notes: Stems sprawling or clambering, up to about 10 feet long.
Fruit: Berrylike, yellow.

Bloom Information

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


Native Habitat: Roadside thickets and hammocks, pinelands, disturbed areas.

Web Reference

Webref 57 - Atlas of Florida Plants (2020) Institute for Systematic Botany
Webref 81 - Natives For Your Neighborhood (2020) The Institute for Regional Conservation
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2021-07-02
Research By: CBR

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