Latest Species

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Conocarpus erectus - Buttonwood

Volusia Co. FL 08/11/07
A frequent small tree of tidal swamps in the central and south Florida peninsula. Also found in Texas, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and other
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Button mangrove
Green buttonwood
Conocarpus erectus var. sericeus

Podocarpus macrophyllus - Yew plum pine

Volusia Co. FL 05/03/21
Native to Japan and China, yew plum pine has escaped cultivation in moist to mesic pinelands and disturbed sites in scattered Florida locations.
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Buddist pine
Chinese yew

Solidago odora - Chapman's goldenrod

Volusia Co. FL 07/31/11
A common plant of sandhills and dry open hammocks throughout most of the peninsula and a few central panhandle counties. Also occurs in Georgi
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Solidago chapmanii

Morella cerifera - Southern bayberry

Flagler Co. FL 10/12/08
This common shrub or small tree can be found in hammocks, swamps, cypress domes, flatwoods, upland mixed forests and fresh to only slightly brac
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Wax myrtle
Myrica cerifera

Catharanthus roseus - Madagascar periwinkle

Martin Co. FL 02/25/17
A frequent escaped wildflower found in dry, disturbed site throughout much of Florida except the Big Bend area and the northern peninsula. This
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Rose periwinkle
Vinca rosea

Bursera simaruba - Gumbo limbo

Matanzas Prov, Cuba 02/18/19
An occasional tree of coastal hammocks and shell middens in the central and southern peninsula. The range extends throughout the West Indies, Me
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Tourist tree

Asclepias verticillata - Whorled milkweed

Lake Co. FL 05/13/04
A frequent native milkweed of sandhills and flatwoods in much of Florida. The range includes most of the United States east of the Rockies, plus
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Triadica sebifera - Chinese tallowtree

Volusia Co. FL 05/03/21
Native to China and Japan, Triadica sebifera has escaped cultivation into mesic and wet hammocks throughout much of Florida. It is also n
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Chinese tallow
Sapium sebiferum

Ligustrum japonicum - Japanese privet

Volusia Co. FL (landscape) 06/22/21
An eastern Asia native that can be found in disturbed sites of the central and eastern panhandle and a few scattered counties in the peninsula.
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Wax-leaf ligustrum

Ligustrum lucidum - Glossy privet

Volusia Co. FL 05/03/21
This Asian native can now be found in disturbed sites throughout the panhandle and into the northern peninsula and a few central Florida countie
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