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Colubrina stricta
Colubrina stricta


Colubrina stricta is rare in Texas, reportedly found in Comal County, and one population in Hueco Tanks State Park in El Paso County. It differs from C. texensis by its longer leaves, with 3 main nerves instead of C. texensis's one.

Plant Habit or Use: large shrub

Exposure: sun

Flower Color: greenish yellow

Blooming Period: spring

Fruit Characteristics: reddish-brown, brown or black drupe

Height: 3 to 10 feet

Width: 4 to 12 feet

Plant Character: deciduous

Heat Tolerance: very high

Water Requirements:

Soil Requirements: adaptable

USDA Hardiness Zone: 8

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