Conocarpus Erectus sericeous is a low-branching, multi-trunked, shrubby, evergreen tree has beautiful silvery leaves due to silky hairs which cover the leaf surface. The inconspicuous, small, greenish flowers appear in a dense cone-like head in terminal panicles in spring and are followed by 1/2-inch, cone-like, red-brown fruits.
The dark brown attractive bark is ridged and scaly. The leaves are small and fall between the grass blades of the lawn or are easily washed away in the rain. Capable of reaching a height of 40 feet with a 20-foot spread.