FOR265/FR327 Duranta erecta, Golden Dewdrop

FOR265, a 2-page fact sheet by Michael G. Andreu, Melissa H. Friedman, Mary McKenzie, Heather V. Quintana, and Robert J. Northrop, describes this small evergreen tree found in the sun belt of the United States, including Florida, Louisiana, Texas, Arizona, California, and Hawaii — scientific and common names, description, allergen, and applications. Includes references. Published by the UF School of Forest Resources and Conservation, June 2010.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/fr327

FOR266/FR328 Ficus citrifolia, Shortleaf fig

FOR266, a 2-page fact sheet by Michael G. Andreu, Melissa H. Friedman, Mary McKenzie, Heather V. Quintana, and Robert J. Northrop, describes this semi-deciduous fig tree that is native to Florida and naturally found in tropical hammocks throughout south Florida, the Caribbean, the Bahamas, the West Indies and some regions in Central America — scientific and common names, description, allergen, and applications. Includes references. Published by the UF School of Forest Resources and Conservation, June 2010.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/fr328

FOR262/FR324 Nyssa aquatica, Water Tupelo

FOR262, a 2-page fact sheet by Michael G. Andreu, Melissa H. Friedman, Mary McKenzie, and Heather V. Quintana, describes this native deciduous tree found in the bottomlands, floodplains, and swamps of southern Virginia, south to northwest Florida, west to southeastern Texas, and north through the Mississippi River Valley — scientific and common names, description, allergen, and applications. Includes references. Published by the UF School of Forest Resources and Conservation, June 2010.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/fr324

FOR263/FR325 Laguncularia racemosa, White Mangrove

FOR263, a 2-page fact sheet by Michael G. Andreu, Melissa H. Friedman, Mary McKenzie, and Heather V. Quintana, describes this native evergreen tree that grows in the coastal areas of south Florida, the Caribbean, and Central America — scientific and common names, description, storm tolerance, and applications. Includes references. Published by the UF School of Forest Resources and Conservation, June 2010.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/fr325

FOR264/FR326 Morus rubra, Red Mulberry

FOR264, a 3-page fact sheet by Michael G. Andreu, Melissa H. Friedman, Mary McKenzie, and Heather V. Quintana, describes this native deciduous tree found in the moist soils of mesic hardwood forests, floodplains, and other moist sites from south Florida, west to Texas, north to Minnesota, and the extreme southern portion of Ontario, Canada, and east to the Mid-Atlantic states. — scientific and common names, description, allergen, and applications. Includes references. Published by the UF School of Forest Resources and Conservation, June 2010.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/fr326

FOR267/FR329 Carya aquatica, Water Hickory

FOR267, a 2-page fact sheet by Michael G. Andreu, Melissa H. Friedman, Mary McKenzie, Heather V. Quintana, and Robert J. Northrop, describes this native deciduous tree found in wet but well-drained soils along stream banks and flood plains, ranging from the eastern Carolinas, south to central Florida, and west to Eastern Texas — scientific and common names, description, allergen, and applications. Includes references. Published by the UF School of Forest Resources and Conservation, June 2010.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/fr329

FOR261/FR323 Lyonia lucida, Fetterbush

FOR261, a 2-page fact sheet by Michael G. Andreu, Melissa H. Friedman, Mary McKenzie, and Heather V. Quintana, describes this native evergreen shrub is found along margins of damp swamp lands and ponds as far north as Virginia, south to Florida, and west to Louisiana — scientific and common names, description, allergen, and applications. Includes references. Published by the UF School of Forest Resources and Conservation, June 2010.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/fr323

FOR259/FR321 Avicennia germinans, Black Mangrove

FOR259, a 2-page fact sheet by Michael G. Andreu, Melissa H. Friedman, Mary M. Hudson, and Heather V. Quintana, describes this coastal evergreen tree native to Florida and found on mudflats and coasts throughout tropical and sub-tropical regions in the Americas — scientific and common names, description, allergen, storm tolerance, and applications. Includes references. Published by the UF School of Forest Resources and Conservation, June 2010.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/fr321

FOR260/FR322 Persea palustris, Swamp Bay

FOR260, a 2-page fact sheet by Michael G. Andreu, Melissa H. Friedman, Mary McKenzie, and Heather V. Quintana, describes this native evergreen found in swamps, wet flatwoods, and on the edges of canals and marshes, whose fruit is a good food source for birds and mammals, and the leaves are eaten by larvae of the swallowtail butterfly — scientific and common names, description, allergen and applications. Includes references. Published by the UF School of Forest Resources and Conservation, June 2010.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/fr322

FOR257/FR319 Melaleuca quinquenervia, Melaleuca

FOR257, a 2-page fact sheet by Michael G. Andreu, Melissa H. Friedman, Mary McKenzie, and Heather V. Quintana, describes this non-native, invasive tree found in Louisiana and south of central Florida, where it invades a variety of habitat types ranging from wet swamps to dry uplands — scientific and common names, description, allergen, and applications. Includes references. Published by the UF School of Forest Resources and Conservation, June 2010.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/fr319

FOR258/FR320 Vaccinium arboreum, Sparkleberry

FOR258, a 2-page fact sheet by Michael G. Andreu, Melissa H. Friedman, Mary McKenzie, and Heather V. Quintana, describes this native and small-statured tree that grows best on sandy and dry soils throughout the southeastern United States, from Virginia south to Florida, west to Texas, and north to Kansas — scientific and common names, description, allergen, storm tolerance, and applications. Includes references. Published by the UF School of Forest Resources and Conservation, June 2010.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/fr320

FOR255/FR317 Crataegus marshallii, Parsley Hawthorn

FOR255, a 2-page fact sheet by Michael G. Andreu, Melissa H. Friedman, Mary McKenzie, Heather V. Quintana, and Robert Northrop, describes this small native tree found in open to partially shaded areas along the moist edges or slopes of floodplains, river banks, and wet woodlands throughout the southeastern United States — scientific and common names, description, allergen, and applications. Includes references. Published by the UF School of Forest Resources and Conservation, June 2010.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/fr317

FOR256/FR318 Fraxinus caroliniana, Pop Ash

FOR256, a 2-page fact sheet by Michael G. Andreu, Melissa H. Friedman, Mary McKenzie, Heather V. Quintana, and Robert Northrop, describes this native deciduous tree found in the wet soils of swamps, flatwoods, bottomlands, and riverbanks throughout the southeastern United States — scientific and common names, description, allergen, and applications. Includes references. Published by the UF School of Forest Resources and Conservation, June 2010.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/fr318

FOR250/FR312 Quercus laevis, Turkey Oak

FOR250, a 2-page fact sheet by Michael G. Andreu, Melissa H. Friedman, Mary McKenzie, and Heather V. Quintana, describes native deciduous oak frequenting xeric sand dunes, sandhills, and ridges from Virginia south to central Florida and west to the southeastern portion of Louisiana — scientific and common names, description, allergen, storm tolerance, and applications. Includes references. Published by the UF School of Forest Resources and Conservation, May 2010.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/fr312

FOR253/FR315 Livistona decipiens, Ribbon Fan Palm

FOR253, a 2-page fact sheet by Mary McKenzie, Michael G. Andreu, Melissa H. Friedman, and Heather V. Quintana, describes this tall and stately palm tree with draping leaves that can add a graceful touch to any yard. — scientific and common names, description, allergen, and applications. Includes references. Published by the UF School of Forest Resources and Conservation, May 2010.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/fr315

FOR251/FR313 Ptychosperma elegans, Solitaire Palm

FOR251, a 2-page fact sheet by Heather V. Quintana, Michael G. Andreu, Melissa H. Friedman, and Mary McKenzie, describes this small palm tree native to eastern Queensland that is good to use in small residential yards because it does not require much growing space — scientific and common names, description, allergen, and applications. Includes references. Published by the UF School of Forest Resources and Conservation, May 2010.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/fr313

FOR252/FR314 Phoenix dactylifera, Date Palm

FOR252, a 2-page fact sheet by Melissa H. Friedman, Michael G. Andreu, Heather V. Quintana, and Mary McKenzie, describes this palm whose fruit has been a main food source to people in the Middle East for at least 1000 years — scientific and common names, description, allergen, and applications. Includes references. Published by the UF School of Forest Resources and Conservation, May 2010.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/fr314

FOR249/FR311 Quercus geminata, Sand Live Oak

FOR249, a 2-page fact sheet by Melissa H. Friedman, Michael G. Andreu, Heather V. Quintana, and Mary McKenzie, describes this highly wind-resistant, small, native, evergreen tree found along the coastal plain of Louisiana east to North Carolina and south throughout most of peninsular Florida — scientific and common names, description, allergen, storm tolerance, and applications. Includes references. Published by the UF School of Forest Resources and Conservation, May 2010.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/fr311

FOR248/FR310 Quercus incana, Bluejack Oak

FOR248, a 2-page fact sheet by Melissa H. Friedman, Michael G. Andreu, Heather V. Quintana, and Mary McKenzie, describes this deciduous and native shrub-like tree that frequents the xeric sandy soils of ridges, sandhills, and scrub from Virginia south to Florida and west to Texas and Oklahoma – scientific and common names, description, allergen, and applications. Includes references. Published by the UF School of Forest Resources and Conservation, May 2010.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/fr310

FOR241/FR303 Hyophorbe verschaffeltii, Spindle Palm

FOR241, a 2-page fact sheet by Melissa H. Friedman, Michael G. Andreu, Heather V. Quintana, and Mary McKenzie, describes this palm with a spindly stem, which is endemic to the Mascarene Islands east of Madagascar, and which in the U.S. grows in south Florida, southern California, and the Hawaiian Islands. – scientific and common names, description, and applications. Includes references. Published by the UF School of Forest Resources and Conservation, May 2010.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/fr303