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PlantFiles: Florida Keys Noseburn
Tragia saxicola

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Family: Euphorbiaceae (yoo-for-bee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Tragia (TRAY-gee-uh) (Info)
Species: saxicola (saks-ee-KOH-luh) (Info)

Category:
Perennials
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:
under 6 in. (15 cm)

Spacing:
3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction

Bloom Color:
Cream/Tan

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Evergreen
Herbaceous
Velvet/Fuzzy-Textured

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
This plant is resistant to deer

Soil pH requirements:
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
Collect seedhead/pod when flowers fade; allow to dry

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral olddude On Jul 28, 2011, olddude from Big Pine Key, FL (Zone 11) wrote:

This small plant is considered this and extant only on Big Pine Key in the lower Keys. it is lsted as rare and endangered.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Big Pine Key, Florida



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