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Hura crepitans, Sandbox Tree, Possumwood

Hura crepitans

Sandbox Tree, Possumwood
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Origin: Tropical America
Big tree taller than 20 ftSemi-shadeModerate waterRegular waterPink flowersThorny or spinyPoisonous or toxic

It has also been known as the Dynamite tree, so named for the explosive sound of the ripe fruit as it splits into segments.

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