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Piscidia piscipula, Jamaica Dogwood

Piscidia piscipula

Jamaica Dogwood
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Origin: Central America
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunRegular waterModerate waterPink flowersEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
Ethnomedical statements / products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We urge all customers to consult a physician before using any supplements, herbals or medicines advertised here or elsewhere.Attracts butterflies, hummingbirdsPoisonous or toxicSeaside, salt tolerant plant

Accent tree in coastal locations.

Moderately salt water tolerance; does not tolerate long-term flooding by salt or brackish water, but tolerates short term inunation by salt water from storm surge with minimal damage. Grows near salt water, but is protected from direct salt spray by other vegetation.



Piscidia piscipula, Jamaica Dogwood


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