Plant Lists





Students are responsible for knowing the plants highlighted in yellow.


Shrubs

# Family Scientific Name Common Name Habitatz Regionz
46 Adoxaceae Viburnum obovatum Walterís Viburnum Floodplain forests Common; nearly throughout
47 Asteraceae Baccharis angustifolia Saltwater Falsewillow Brackish marshes, beaches, coastal swales Frequent; nearly throughout
48 Asteraceae Baccharis halimifolia Salt Bush, Grounsel Tree Marshes and disturbed sites Common; nearly throughout
49 Asteraceae Garberia heterophylla Garberia Sand pine - oak scrub Frequent; northern and central peninsula
50 Asteraceae Iva imbricata Seaside Elder Coastal dunes Frequent; peninsula, central and western panhandle
51 Aquifoliaceae Ilex glabra Gallberry, Inkberry Flatwoods, bogs, and coastal swales Common; nearly throughout
52 Boraginaceae Cordia globosa Bloodberry, Butterfly Sage Hammocks Rare; Hendry, Miami-Dade and Monroe Cos.
53 Brassicaceae Capparis jamaicensis Jamaican Caper Coastal hammocks and shell middens Frequent; central and southern peninsula
54 Celastraceae Crossopetalum ilicifolium Quailberry Pinelands Rare; Miami-Dade Co. and Monroe Co. keys
55 Chrysobalanaceae Chrysobalanus icaco Cocoplum Coastal hammocks and strands Frequent; Brevard and Sarasota Cos. Southward
56 Clusiaceae Hypericum tenuifolium Atlantic St. Johnís Wort, Scrubwort Sandhills and scrub Frequent; peninsula, central and western panhandle
57 Ericaceae Lyonia ferruginea Rusty Lyonia, Rusty Staggerbush Scrub and scrubby flatwoods Frequent; northern cos. South to central peninsula
58 Ericaceae Vaccinium myrsinites Shiny Blueberry Flatwoods and sandhills Common; northern cos. South to central peninsula, Collier Co.
59 Fabaceae Erythrina herbacea Coral Bean, Cherokee Bean Hammocks Frequent; nearly throughout
60 Fabaceae Pithecellobium keyense Florida Keys Blackbead Coastal hammocks and strands Occasional; Martin and Palm Beach Cos., southern peninsula
61 Fabaceae Senna ligustrina Privetleaf Senna Hammocks and disturbed sites Frequent; central and southern peninsula
62 Fabaceae Senna mexicana var. chapmanii Chapmanís Senna Pinelands, hammocks, dunes Occasional; Miami-Dade Co. and Monroe Co. keys
63 Fabaceae Sophora tomentosa var. truncata Necklace pod Coastal strands and hammocks Frequent; central and southern peninsula
64 Goodeniaceae Scaevola plumieri Inkberry Coastal strands Frequent; central and southern peninsula
65 Illiciaceae Illicium floridanum Florida Anise Seepage and creek swamps Occasional; central and western panhandle
66 Illiciaceae Illicium parviflorum Yellow Anise Wet hammocks and swamps Rare; Marion and Volusia cos. South to Polk Co.
67 Iteaceae Itea virginica Virginia Sweetspire Swamps, streams banks, wet hammocks, and floodplain forests Common; nearly throughout
68 Lamiaceae Callicarpa americana Beautyberry Flatwoods and hammocks Common; nearly throughout
69 Malpighiaceae Byrsonima lucida Locustberry Rocky pinelands and hammocks Rare; Miami-Dade and Monroe Cos.
70 Malvaceae Gossypium hirsutum Wild Cotton Coastal hammocks, beaches, or disturbed sites Occasional; Gilchrist Co., central and southern peninsula
71 Malvaceae Hibiscus coccineus Red Star Hibiscus, Scarlet Rosemallow Swamps Occasional; peninsula, central panhandle, Okaloosa Co.
72 Melastomataceae Tetrazygia bicolor Florida Tetrazygia, West Indies Lilac Tropical hammock and pinelands Frequent; Miami-Dade Co.
73 Myrsinaceae Ardisia escallonioides Marlberry Hammocks Frequent; Flagler Co., central and southern peninsula
74 Myrsinaceae Rapanea punctata Myrsine Hammocks, primarily coastal Frequent; Dixie Co. central and southern peninsula
75 Myrtaceae Myrcianthes fragrans Simpsonís Stopper; Twinberry Coastal hammocks, rarely inland Occasional; St. Johns Co., central and southern peninsula
76 Oleaceae Forestiera segregata Wild Olive, Florida Privet Coastal hammocks, marshes, shell middens, and pinelands Frequent; peninsula, Dixie Co.
77 Phytolaccaceae Rivina humilis Rougeplant Hammocks Frequent; Peninsula
78 Picramniaceae Picramnia pentandra Bitterbush Hammocks Rare; Miami-Dade Co.
79 Plumbaginaceae Plumbago zeylanica Leadwort, Doctorbush Coastal hammocks Occasional; central and southern peninsula
80 Rubiaceae Cephalanthus occidentalis Buttonbush Swamps, cypress ponds, and lake, pond, and river margins Common; nearly throughout
81 Rubiaceae Chiococca alba Snowberry Coastal hammocks, pinelands, and shell middens Frequent; peninsula, Dixie Co.
82 Rubiaceae Hamelia patens Firebush Coastal hammocks and shell middens, rarely inland Frequent; central and southern peninsula
83 Rubiaceae Psychotria ligustrifolia Bahama Wild Coffee, Privetleaf Wild Coffee Rocky hammocks and Pinelands Rare; Miami-Dade Co. and Monore Co. keys
84 Rubiaceae Psychotria nervosa Wild Coffee Hammocks Common; Peninsula
85 Rubiaceae Psychotria sulzneri Velvetleaf Wild Coffee, Soft leaf Wild Coffee hammocks Frequent; central and southern peninsula
86 Rubiaceae Randia aculeata White Indigo Berry Coastal hammocks Frequent; central and southern Peninsula
87 Sapindaceae Dodonaea viscosa Varnish Leaf Dunes, coastal pinelands, and hammocks Occasional; St. Johns Co., central and southern peninsula
88 Sapotaceae Sideroxylon tenax Tough Bumelia Sandhills, scrub, and coastal hammocks Frequent; peninsula
89 Solanaceae Lycium carolinianum Christmas Berry Salt marshes and salt flats Frequent; peninsula west to central panhandle
90 Surianaceae Suriana maritima Bay Cedar Coastal beaches and dunes Occasional; Pinellas and Indian River cos. Southward along the coast, southern peninsula
91 Verbenaceae Lantana depressa Pineland Lantana Rocky pinelands Rare; Miami-Dade Co.
92 Verbenaceae Lantana involucrata Wild Lantana, Wild Sage Coastal hammocks and dunes Occasional; central and southern peninsula
93 Verbenaceae Stachytarpheta jamaicensis Blue Porterweed Dunes, shell middens, pine rocklands and disturbed sites Occasional; Central and southern peninsula

zHabitat and Region as described by Wunderlin, 2003