Caesalpinia bonduc

Gray nicker

Native to Florida

Species Overview

Gray nicker is a native vine of Florida’s central and southern coastal dunes. It blooms summer through fall. Five species of Caesalpinia exist in Florida (Wunderlin, 2003). Gray nicker is found in FL, HI, PR, and the Virgin Islands (Kartesz, 1999).

View the herbarium specimen image from the University of Florida Herbarium Digital Imaging Projects.

Species Characteristics