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Sideroxylon lycioides (Buckthorn bumelia)
Cressler, Alan

Sideroxylon lycioides

Sideroxylon lycioides L.

Buckthorn Bumelia, Buckthorn Bully, Buckthorn, Smooth Bumelia, Ironwood

Sapotaceae (Sapodilla Family)

Synonym(s): Bumelia cassinifolia, Bumelia lycioides, Bumelia lycioides var. ellipsoidalis, Bumelia lycioides var. virginiana, Bumelia smallii

USDA Symbol: SILY

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub , Tree

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug

Distribution

USA: AL , AR , DE , FL , GA , IL , IN , KY , LA , MD , MO , MS , NC , SC , TN , TX , VA , WV

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FAC FACW FACW
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Mt. Cuba Center - Hockessin, DE

Bibliography

Bibref 298 - Field Guide to Texas Trees (1999) Simpson, B.J.

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Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2015-11-13
Research By: SET

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