Coccoloba uvifera

Sea grape

Native to Florida

Species Overview

The sea grape tree is a native of Florida. It is a frequent tree of coastal hammocks and beach strands throughout the central and southern peninsula of Florida. Coccoloba uvifera blooms from spring to fall (Wunderlin, 2003).

Sea grape also occurs in Hawaii, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands (Kartesz, 1999).

Species Characteristics