Xavier Cortada, Green Buttonwood, 2010.
Description: Multi-trunked, shrubby evergreen produces small, greenish flowers in spring followed by conelike, red-brown fruits.
Height: Typically 20-40 feet.
Light: Full sun.
Drought Tolerance: Moderate to high.
Wildlife and Ecology: One of the most important host trees for "air plants" in South Florida. Provides significant food and cover for wildlife. Larval host and nectar plant for butterflies and moths.