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Sideroxylon salicifolium

Sideroxylon salicifolium (L.) Lam.

White Bully, Willow Bustic

Sapotaceae (Sapodilla family)

Synonym(s): Bumelia salicifolia, Dipholis salicifolia

USDA Symbol: SISA6

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 80 feet tall, often much shorter.
Fruit: Purplish black.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Feb , Mar , Apr , May


Native Habitat: Pine woodlands and savannas, hammocks.

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


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

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