Habit: Forestiera segregata grows as shrub to small tree up to 6 m in height (usually smaller). The leaves are arranged oppositely (sometimes alternately), to 7 cm in length and 3 cm wide, elliptic to oblanceolate, an entire margin and an acute/obtuse leaf apex.
The incomplete, imperfect, monecious, actinomorphic flowers are arranged in few flowered racemes. The perianth is reduced to a series of scales. Staminate flowers reduce to 4 stamens and no carpel. In carpellate flowers the ovary is superior with 2 locules and no stamens. The fruit is a blue drupe at maturity.
Habitat: Forestiera segregata grows in Pine Woodlands, Dry Broadleaf Evergreen Formations – Forest/Shrublands (coppice, scrublands), behind Dunes
Distribution: Forestiera segregata occurs throughout the island groupings in the Lucayan Archipelago, Caribbean, Bermuda, and the southern United States.
Medicinal/Cultural/Economic usage: Forestiera segregata is known to be used in the Lucayan to treat respiratory problems.