Plant Lists





Students are responsible for knowing the plants highlighted in yellow.


Herbaceous Annuals / Perennials / Wildflowers

# Family Scientific Name Common Name Habitatz Regionz
94 Acanthaceae Dyschoriste oblongifolia Twin Flower Sandhills and flatwoods Common; Peninsula west to central panhandle
95 Acanthaceae Ruellia caroliniensis Wild Petunia Sandhills, flatwoods, and hammocks Common; nearly throughout
96 Agavaceae Yucca filamentosa Adamís Needle Sandhills and dry bluff forests Frequent; northern cos. south to central peninsula
97 Amaryllidaceae Crinum americanum String Lily, Swamp Lily Swamps, marshes, and wet hammocks Frequent; nearly throughout
98 Amaryllidaceae Hymenocallis latifolia Spider Lily Coastal dunes and swales, mangrove swamps, sand ridges and flatwoods Frequent; central and southern peninsula
99 Amaryllidaceae Zephyranthes atamasca var. treatiae Zephyr Lily, Atamasco Lily, Rain Lily Moist hammocks, flatwoods and meadows Frequent; northern cos., Hernando Co.
100 Apocynaceae Asclepias tuberosa Butterfly Weed Flatwoods and sandhills Common; nearly throughout
101 Asteraceae Berlandiera subacaulis Florida Greeneyes Sandhills Common; Peninsula west to central panhandle
102 Asteraceae Borrichia frutescens Sea Ox-eye Daisy Beaches and salt marshes Common; peninsula west to central panhandle, Santa Rosa Co.
103 Asteraceae Carphephorus corymbosus Florida Paintbrush Sandhills Common; peninsula, west to eastern panhandle, Bay Co.
104 Asteraceae Chrysopsis mariana Maryland Golden Aster Flatwoods and sandhills Frequent; northern cos. south to central peninsula, Collier Co.
105 Asteraceae Conoclinium coelestinum Ageratum, Mistflower Floodplain forests, wet hammocks and pond margins Common; nearly throughout
106 Asteraceae Coreopsis leavenworthii Tickseed Coreopsis Wet flatwoods, ditches, and disturbed sites Common; nearly throughout
107 Asteraceae Echinacea purpurea Purple Coneflower Openings in calcareous hammocks Rare; Gadsden Co.
108 Asteraceae Flaveria linearis Yellowtop Open coastal areas, rarely inland Frequent; Flagler Co., central and southern peninsula, Taylor and Wakulla Cos.
109 Asteraceae Gaillardia pulchella Blanket Flower, Firewheel Disturbed sites Frequent; nearly throughout
110 Asteraceae Helianthus angustifolius Swamp Sunflower, Narrow-leaf Sunflower Marshes, wet flatwoods, and disturbed sites Frequent; northern cos. South to central peninsula
111 Asteraceae Helianthus debilis Beach Sunflower, Dune Sunflower Coastal dunes Frequent; eastern peninsula
112 Asteraceae Liatris gracilis Blazing Star Sandhills and flatwoods Common; nearly throughout
113 Asteraceae Pityopsis graminifolia Silkgrass, Silver-leaved Aster, Golden Aster Scrub and sandhills Common; nearly throughout
114 Asteraceae Rudbeckia hirta Black-eyed Susan Sandhills, flatwoods, and open disturbed sites Common; nearly throughout
115 Asteraceae Silphium asteriscus Starry Rosinweed Sandhills Occasional; panhandle, western central peninsula
116 Asteraceae Solidago sempervirens Seaside Goldenrod Dunes and tidal marshes, Rarely inland Common; peninsula, central and western panhandle
117 Asteraceae Stokesia laevis Stokesí Aster, Stokesia Wet flatwoods and savannas, bogs, and seepage areas Occasional; Nassau Co., central and western panhandle
118 Asteraceae Vernonia gigantea Giant Ironweed Hammocks and floodplains Common; northern cos. south to central peninsula
119 Boraginaceae Heliotropium angiospermum Scorpionís Tail Hammocks, shell middens, and disturbed sites Frequent; central and southern peninsula
120 Campanulaceae Lobelia cardinalis Cardinal Flower Floodplains forests and spring runs Occasional; northern cos. south to Hillsborough Co.
121 Commelinaceae Tradescantia ohiensis Spiderwort Open disturbed sites Frequent; northern cos. south to central peninsula
122 Fabaceae Chamaecrista fasciculata Partridge Pea Sandhills, open hammocks, flatwoods, dunes, and disturbed sites Common; nearly throughout
123 Gentianaceae Eustoma exaltatum Seaside Gentian Coastal marshes and dunes Frequent; central and southern peninsula, Escambia Co.
124 Iridaceae Sisyrinchium angustifolium Blue-eyed Grass Wet, grassy flatwoods, wet prairies, and fields Common; nearly throughout
125 Lamiaceae Monarda punctata Monarda, Horsemint Flatwoods and dry, disturbed sites Frequent; northern cos. South to central peninsula Collier Co.
126 Lamiaceae Physostegia purpurea False Dragonhead, Obedient Plant Marshes and swamps Frequent; peninsula west to central panhandle
127 Lamiaceae Salvia coccinea Tropical Sage Hammocks and disturbed sites Frequent; nearly throughout
128 Lamiaceae Salvia lyrata Lyre-leaf Sage Hammocks Common; northern cos. south to central peninsula, Collier Co.
129 Lamiaceae Scutellaria integrifolia Helmet Skullcap Sandhills, flatwoods, and moist hammocks Frequent; northern cos. South to central peninsula
130 Verbenaceae Glandularia maritima Beach Verbena, Coastal Mock Vervain Dunes and coastal pinelands Occasional; Flagler Co. central and southern peninsula, mainly along the east coast
131 Verbenaceae Glandularia tampensis Tampa Verbena, Tampa Mock Vervain Clearings in moist hammocks Occasional; central peninsula
132 Veronicaceae Penstemon multiflorus Many-flowered Beardtongue, White Penstemon Sandhills and flatwoods Frequent; nearly throughout

zHabitat and Region as described by Wunderlin, 2003