Florida Keys Noseburn
Tragia saxicola

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

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

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

This plant is resistant to deer

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

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

Regional

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

Big Pine Key, Florida

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

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.