Ziziphus celata, Florida jujube, Florida ziziphus

Ziziphus celata

Florida jujube, Florida ziziphus
Subfamily: Rhamnaceae
Origin: Florida
USDA Zone: 9-10?
USDA Plant Hardiness MapLarge shrub 5-10 ft tallFull sunModerate waterWhite, off-white flowersThorny or spinyFragrant plant

Ziziphus celata is a small spiny shrub that is usually less than 2 meters tall. Clusters of highly fragrant tiny green flowers are borne in winter, and grape-sized, yellow-orange fruit develop in spring. It is a terrestrial flowering plant endemic to central Florida.

Ziziphus celata is listed as an endangered species in the United States.

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