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Pithecellobium keyense Britton ex Britton & Rose
Florida Keys Blackbead
Fabaceae (Pea family)
Synonym(s): Pithecellobium guadalupense
USDA Symbol: PIKE
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub , Tree
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Fruit Type: Legume
Research LiteratureReslit 213 - Fire in Key Deer Habitat Improves Browse, Prevents Succession, and Preserves Endemic Herbs (1993) P. C. Carlson, G. W. Tanner, J. M. Wood and S. R. ...
Reslit 1917 - The natural history of Tanaostigmodes pithecellobiae (Hymenoptera : Tanaostigmatidae), a gall-maker on blackbead (Pithecellobium keyense) (2000) C. Weekley
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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Pithecellobium keyense in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Pithecellobium keyense in the Flora of North America (if available)
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MetadataRecord Modified: 2020-12-07
Research By: Joseph A. Marcus