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Myrcianthes fragrans

Myrcianthes fragrans (Sw.) McVaugh

Simpson's Stopper, Twinberry

Myrtaceae (Myrtle family)

Synonym(s): Anamomis dicrana, Anamomis fragrans, Anamomis simpsonii, Eugenia dicrana, Eugenia fajardensis, Eugenia simpsonii, Myrcianthes fajardensis, Myrcianthes fragrans var. simpsonii


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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub , Tree
Fruit Type: Berry
Size Notes: Up to about 50 feet tall.

Bloom Information

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


Native Habitat: Hammocks.

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


Record Modified: 2020-12-14
Research By: CBR

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