Plant Lists

picture of a Florida native plant





Students are responsible for knowing the plants highlighted in yellow.


Vines / Groundcovers

# Family Scientific Name Common Name Habitatz Regionz
133 Aizoaceae Sesuvium portulacastrum Sea Purslane Dunes, brackish marshes, and salt flats Frequent; peninsula, central and western panhandle
134 Apocynaceae Pentalinon luteam Wild Allamanda Mangroves and coastal hammocks Occasional; St. Lucie, Martin, Palm Beach and Lee Cos. southern peninsula
135 Asteraceae Symphyotrichum carolinianum Climbing Aster Swamps and riverbanks Common; peninsula, west to central panhandle
136 Bignoniaceae Bignonia capreolata Cross Vine Floodplain forests and wet hammocks Frequent; northern cos. south to central peninsula
137 Brassicaaceae Capparis flexuosa Limber Caper Coastal hammocks and shell middens Occasional; central and southern peninsula
138 Caprifoliaceae Lonicera sempervirens Coral Honeysuckle Floodplain forests and hammocks Common; northern cos. south to central peninsula
139 Chrysobalanaceae Licania michauxii Gopher Apple Sandhills Common; nearly throughout
140 Convolvulaceae Ipomoea imperati Beach Morning Glory Beaches Frequent; peninsula, central and western panhandle
141 Convolvulaceae Ipomoea pes-caprae subsp. brasiliensis Railroad Vine Beaches Frequent; peninsula, central panhandle
142 Convolvulaceae Jacquemontia pentanthos Key West Morning Glory, Sky Blue Clustervine Hammocks Rare
143 Fabaceae Canavalia rosea Beach Bean, Bay Bean Coastal strands Frequent; Dixie Co., central and southern peninsula
144 Fabaceae Mimosa strigillosa Mimosa, Sensitive Plant Open, usually disturbed sites Occasional; northern and central peninsula, west to central panhandle
145 Gelsemiaceae Gelsemium sempervirens Carolina Yellow Jessamine Flatwoods and hammocks Frequent; northern cos. South to central peninsula
146 Passifloraceae Passiflora suberosa Corky-stemmed Passion-flower Hammocks and shell middens Frequent; peninsula, Dixie Co.
147 Rubiaceae Ernodea littoralis Golden Creeper, Beach Creeper Dunes Frequent; central and southern peninsula

zHabitat and Region as described by Wunderlin, 2003