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Sideroxylon alachuense

Sideroxylon alachuense L.C. Anderson

Alachua Bully, Clark's Buckthorn, Silver Bully, Silvery Buckthorn

Sapotaceae (Sapodilla family)

Synonym(s): Bumelia anomala

USDA Symbol: SIAL13

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub , Tree
Fruit Type: Berry
Size Notes: Up to about 30 feet tall.
Fruit: Black.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug


Native Habitat: Forested hardwood hammocks on calcareous sandy soils, shell middens, lime sinks.

Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2020-11-16
Research By: CBR

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