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Most habitat and range descriptions were obtained from Weakley's Flora.

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camera icon Common Name: Tallow-wood, Hog-plum

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Ximenia americana   FAMILY: Olacaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ximenia americana   FAMILY: Olacaceae


Habitat: Hammocks, pine flatwoods, Florida scrub, coastal berms

Native to Florida


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