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Characteristics

Conservation Plant Characteristics

Cyrilla racemiflora L.
swamp titi
CYRA

Summary
Duration PR Federal T/E Status
Growth Habit TR, SH   National Wetland Indicator
Native Status L48 (N), PR (N)      
 
Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Spring and Summer   Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No
After Harvest Regrowth Rate   Growth Form Thicket Forming
Bloat None   Growth Rate Moderate
C:N Ratio High   Height at Base Age, Maximum 20
Coppice Potential No   Height at Maturity 30.0
Fall Conspicuous Yes   Known Allelopath No
Fire Resistant No   Leaf Retention Yes
Flower Color Yellow   Lifespan Short
Flower Conspicuous Yes   Low Growing Grass No
Foliage Color Yellow-Green   Nitrogen Fixation None
Foliage Porosity Summer Moderate   Resprout Ability Yes
Foliage Porosity Winter Porous   Shape and Orientation Erect
Foliage Texture Coarse   Toxicity
Fruit/Seed Color Brown      
 
Growth Requirements
Adapted To Coarse Textured Soils Yes   Moisture Use
Adapted To Medium Textured Soils Yes   pH, Minimum 4.9
Adapted To Fine Textured Soils Yes   pH, Maximum 6.8
Anaerobic Tolerance High   Planting Density Per Acre, Minimum 320
CaCO3 Tolerance Low   Planting Density Per Acre, Maximum 1280
Cold Stratification Required Yes   Precipitation, Minimum 40
Drought Tolerance Low   Precipitation, Maximum 70
Fertility Requirement High   Root Depth, Minimum 24
Fire Tolerance Medium   Salinity Tolerance Low
Frost Free Days, Minimum 218   Shade Tolerance Tolerant
Hedge Tolerance   Temperature, Minimum (°F) -6
 
Reproduction
Bloom Period Mid Summer   Propagated By Cuttings Yes
Commercial Availability No Known Source   Propagated By Seed Yes
Fruit/Seed Abundance Low   Propagated By Sod No
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Summer   Propagated By Sprigs No
Fruit/Seed Period End Fall   Propagated By Tubers No
Fruit/Seed Persistence No   Seed Per Pound
Propagated By Bare Root No   Seed Spread Rate Rapid
Propagated By Bulbs No   Seedling Vigor Medium
Propagated By Container No   Small Grain No
Propagated By Corms No   Vegetative Spread Rate Moderate
 
Suitibility/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No   Palatable Browse Animal High
Christmas Tree Product No   Palatable Graze Animal
Fodder Product No   Palatable Human No
Fuelwood Product Low   Post Product No
Lumber Product No   Protein Potential Low
Naval Store Product No   Pulpwood Product No
Nursery Stock Product No   Veneer Product No
 
 
Time Generated: 05/27/2020 11:58 AM CDT