Plant Lists

picture of Florida native plant





Students are responsible for knowing the plants highlighted in yellow.


Aquatics

# Family Scientific Name Common Name Habitatz Regionz
181 Alismataceae Sagittaria spp. Duck Potato, Arrowhead Includes ponds, rivers, estuaries, swamps and ditches, but varies dependent on species Varies; dependent on species
182 Asteraceae Boltonia spp. Dollís Daisy Wet hammocks (B. asteroides)

Marshes and wet disturbed sites (B. diffusa)
Rare; Nassau, Franklin, Gulf, and Santa Rosa Cos. (B. asteroides);

Frequent; peninsula west to central panhandle, /Escambia Co. (B. diffusa)
183 Cannaceae Canna flaccida Yellow Canna Swamps and marshes Frequent; peninsula west to central panhandle, Santa Rosa Co.
184 Cyperaceae Scirpus spp. Bulrushes Ponds, marshes and streams, fresh, brackish to saline, but varies dependent on species Varies; dependent on species
185 Iridaceae Iris hexagona Prairie Blue-flag Iris Swamps, Marshes, and wet prairies Frequent; peninsula west to central panhandle
186 Juncaceae Juncus effusus Soft Rush Marshes and pond margins Frequent; nearly throughout
187 Marantaceae Thalia geniculata Thalia, Alligator Flag Swamps and wet ditches Frequent; peninsula west to central panhandle
188 Nymphaeaceae Nuphar advena Spatterdock, Cow Lily Ponds, marshes, and sluggish streams Common; nearly throughout
189 Nymphaeaceae Nymphaea odorata White Water Lily Ponds, lakes and slow streams Common; nearly throughout
190 Pontederiaceae Pontederia cordata Pickerelweed Streams, marshes, ditches, ponds, and lake margins Common; nearly throughout

zHabitat and Region as described by Wunderlin, 2003