Suriana maritima

Bay Cedar

  • Family: Surianaceae
  • Form: Evergreen shrub reaching 16 ft. with crooked branches
  • Leaves: Simple, alternate, pubescent, obovate, grayish-green, clustering at tips of branches
  • Stem/Bark: Reddish to gray
  • Flower: Yellow, small 5-petaled, tend to blend in with the foliage
  • Fruit: Inconspicuous, persistant, brown and hard
  • Comments: A drought and salt tolerant native of Florida
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