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Harrisia aboriginum Small ex Britton & Rose. Yellow Prickly-apple, Aboriginal Prickly-apple, Prickly Apple-cactus. Phen: Apr-Jun. Hab: Coastal hammocks and shell mounds. Dist: Endemic to w. peninsular FL.

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Synonymy: = Fl5, FNA4, K3, K4, S, WH3, Franck (2017), Franck, Cochrane, & Garey (2013); = Cereus gracilis Mill. var. aboriginum (Small ex Britton & Rose) L.D.Benson – SFla, Benson (1982); < Harrisia brookii Britton – S13, misapplied

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACU

Heliophily ?: 9

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image of plant© Keith Bradley | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Keith Bradley | Original Image ⭷


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