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Sageretia minutiflora (Michaux) C. Mohr. Small-flowered Buckthorn. Phen: Aug-Sep; Oct-Nov. Hab: Shell middens and shell hammocks, dry calcareous hammocks and maritime forests, in FL and AL in floodplain forests (especially calcareous). Dist: Se. NC south to s. FL, west to s. MS.

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Taxonomy Comments: S. minutiflora is apparently most closely related to S. elegans (Kunth) Brongniart, which ranges from s. Mexico south to s. South America.

Synonymy: = FNA12, K1, K3, K4, RAB, S, S13, WH3, Brizicky (1964a), Nesom (1993c), Nesom (2023g)

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FAC

Heliophily ?: 5

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