Plant Lists

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Students are responsible for knowing the plants highlighted in yellow.


Palms / Cycads

# Family Scientific Name Common Name Habitatz Regionz
158 Arecaceae Acoelorrhaphe wrightii Paurotis Palm, Everglades Palm Swamps and everglades hammocks Rare; Collier, Miami-Dade, and Monroe Cos.
159 Arecaceae Coccothrinax argentata Silver Palm Rocky pinelands and coastal hammock Rare; Palm Beach, Broward, Miami-Dade, and Monroe Cos.
160 Arecaceae Pseudophoenix sargentii Buccaneer Palm, Sargentís Cherry Palm Coastal thickets on limestone Rare; Miami-Dade Co. and Monroe Co. keys
161 Arecaceae Rhapidophyllum hystrix Needle Palm Wet to mesic hammocks Occasional; northern cos. South to Highlands Co.
162 Arecaceae Roystonea regia Florida Royal Palm Swamps and cypress sloughs Rare; Palm Beach, Collier and Miami-Dade Cos.
163 Arecaceae Sabal etonia Scrub Palmetto Scrub Frequent; peninsula
164 Arecaceae Sabal minor Dwarf Palmetto Moist to wet hammocks Frequent; northern cos. South to central peninsula
165 Arecaceae Sabal palmetto Sabal Palmetto, Cabbage Palm Savannas, hammocks, and swamps Common; nearly throughout
166 Arecaceae Serenoa repens Saw Palmetto Wet to dry flatwoods and hammocks Common; nearly throughout
167 Arecaceae Thrinax morrisii Key Thatch Palm, Brittle Thatch Palm Hammocks Rare; Miami-Dade and Monroe Cos.
168 Arecaceae Thrinax radiata Florida Thatch Palm Coastal thickets on limestone Rare; Collier, Miami-Dade, and Monroe Cos.
169 Zamiaceae Zamia pumila Coontie Oak hammocks, pinelands, and shell middens Occasional; peninsula, west to Taylor Co.

zHabitat and Region as described by Wunderlin, 2003