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Ten Thousand Islands National Wildlife Refuge
County: Collier County
Size: 19650 acres
Latitude: 25.8623426714048º Longitude: -81.5135756124756º
Managing Agency: United States Fish and Wildlife Service

There are 171 taxa reported for
Ten Thousand Islands National Wildlife Refuge

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Scientific Name: Occurrence: Native Status: Introduced Status: Invasive Status: Cultivated Status: Reference: Voucher:
Abutilon permolle Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Acanthocereus tetragonus Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Agave decipiens Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Alternanthera flavescens Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Andropogon virginicus var. virginicus Present Native Not Introduced Native 15246
Annona squamosa Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 52085
Antigonon leptopus Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Potentially Invasive 52085
Ardisia escallonioides Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Atriplex cristata Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Avicennia germinans Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Baccharis halimifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Batis maritima Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Bidens alba var. radiata Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 52085
Blutaparon vermiculare Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Boerhavia diffusa Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Borrichia frutescens Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Bothriochloa pertusa Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 52085
Bursera simaruba Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Caesalpinia bonduc Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Cakile lanceolata Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Canavalia rosea Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Capraria biflora Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Capsicum annuum var. glabriusculum Present Native Not Introduced Native 15246
Cardiospermum halicacabum var. halicacabum Recorded as Present in Error 15246
Cardiospermum halicacabum var. microcarpum Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Carica papaya Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Casuarina equisetifolia Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 15246
Catharanthus roseus Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 15246
Celtis iguanaea Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Cheilanthes microphylla Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 52085
Chiococca alba Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Chrysophyllum oliviforme Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Cissus trifoliata Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Cissus verticillata Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Citrus x aurantiifolia Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Potentially Invasive 15246
Coccoloba diversifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Coccoloba uvifera Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Colubrina asiatica Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 15246
Commelina erecta Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Commelina erecta Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Conocarpus erectus Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Crinum asiaticum Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Potentially Invasive Cultivated 15246
Crotalaria incana Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 52085
Cynophalla flexuosa Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Cyperus floridanus Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Cyperus ligularis Present Native Not Introduced Native 15246
Cyperus ovatus Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Cyperus planifolius Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Cyperus rotundus Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 52085
Dactyloctenium aegyptium Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 52085
Dalbergia ecastaphyllum Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Delonix regia Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 52085
Dicliptera sexangularis Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Dimocarpus longan Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Potentially Invasive 52085
Encyclia tampensis Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Erythrina herbacea Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Eugenia axillaris Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Eugenia foetida Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Eupatorium capillifolium Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Euphorbia cyathophora Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Euphorbia hypericifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Euphorbia mesembryanthemifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 15246
Euphorbia ophthalmica Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Eustachys petraea Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Exothea paniculata Present Native Not Introduced Native 15246
Ficus aurea Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Fimbristylis cymosa Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 52085
Forestiera segregata Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Funastrum clausum Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Galactia striata Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Gossypium hirsutum Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Halodule wrightii Present Native Not Introduced Native 15246
Heliotropium angiospermum Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Hibiscus tiliaceus var. tiliaceus Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 15246
Hymenocallis latifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Ipomoea alba Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Ipomoea indica Present Native Not Introduced Native 15246
Ipomoea indica Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Ipomoea pes-caprae subsp. brasiliensis Present Native Not Introduced Native 15246
Ipomoea triloba Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 52085
Ipomoea violacea Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Iresine diffusa Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Kalanchoe pinnata Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 15246
Laguncularia racemosa Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Lantana involucrata Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Lepidium virginicum Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 52085
Leptochloa dubia Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Lycium carolinianum Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Malvastrum corchorifolium Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 52085
Mangifera indica Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 15246
Manilkara zapota Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 52085
Melanthera nivea Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Melinis repens Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 52085
Melothria pendula Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Mentzelia floridana Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Metastelma blodgettii Present Native Not Introduced Native 15246
Morinda royoc Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Myrcianthes fragrans Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Myrsine cubana Present Native Not Introduced Native 15246
Oeceoclades maculata Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 52085
Opuntia humifusa Present Native Not Introduced Native 15246
Opuntia stricta Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Parthenocissus quinquefolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 15246
Paspalidium chapmanii Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Paspalum vaginatum Present Native Not Introduced Native 15246
Passiflora suberosa Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Pectis glaucescens Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 52085
Pentalinon luteum Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Petiveria alliacea Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Phlebodium aureum Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Physalis angulata Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Physalis angustifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 15246
Physalis cordata Present Native Not Introduced Native 52177
Piscidia piscipula Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Pisonia aculeata Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Pithecellobium unguis-cati Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Pleopeltis polypodioides var. michauxiana Present Native Not Introduced Native 15246
Plumbago zeylanica Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Portulaca oleracea Present Doubtfully Native Assumed to be Introduced Potentially Invasive 52085
Portulaca rubricaulis Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Psidium guajava Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 15246
Psychotria nervosa Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Quadrella cynophallophora Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Randia aculeata Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Rhabdadenia biflora Present Native Not Introduced Native 15245
Rhizophora mangle Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Rivina humilis Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Sabal palmetto Present Native Not Introduced Native 15246
Sapindus saponaria var. saponaria Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Scaevola plumieri Present Native Not Introduced Native 15246
Schinus terebinthifolius Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 52085
Senna atomaria Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced 52085
Senna ligustrina Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Senna obtusifolia Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 52085
Sesuvium portulacastrum Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Setaria macrosperma Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Seutera angustifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Sida acuta Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 15246
Sida ulmifolia Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 52085
Sideroxylon celastrinum Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Sideroxylon foetidissimum Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Smilax auriculata Present Native Not Introduced Native 15246
Solanum americanum Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 52085
Sonchus oleraceus Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 52085
Sophora tomentosa var. truncata Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Spartina patens Present Native Not Introduced Native 15246
Spondias purpurea Present 52085
Sporobolus domingensis Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Sporobolus indicus Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 15246
Sporobolus pyramidalis Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 52085
Stachytarpheta jamaicensis Present Native Not Introduced Native 15246
Suaeda linearis Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Suriana maritima Present Native Not Introduced Native 15246
Thespesia populnea Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 15246
Tillandsia balbisiana Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Tillandsia fasciculata var. densispica Present Native Not Introduced Native 15246
Tillandsia fasciculata var. densispica Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Tillandsia flexuosa Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Tillandsia paucifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Tillandsia recurvata Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Tillandsia setacea Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Tillandsia usneoides Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Tillandsia utriculata Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Uniola paniculata Present Native Not Introduced Native 15246
Urochloa distachya Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 52085
Urochloa fusca Present Native X Native 52085 52309
Vachellia macracantha Recorded as Present in Error 15246
Vachellia tortuosa Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Verbesina virginica Present Native Not Introduced Native 52085
Yucca aloifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 15246
Zanthoxylum fagara Present Native Not Introduced Native 15246


References for Ten Thousand Islands National Wildlife Refuge:
Johnson, A.F., and J.W. Muller. 1993. An assessment of Florida's remaining coastal upland natural communities: southwest Florida. Tallahassee: Florida Natural Areas Inventory.
Nalley, N.D., E. Langston, and T.E. Hopkins. 1997. Final data report, resource damage assessment of the Ten Thousand Island National Wildlife Refuge following Hurricane Andrew. Naples: U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.
Sadle, J., M. Barry. Observations of Physalis cordata at Dismal Key on 09 Oct 2008. Email Communication 08 Jul 2014.
Wilder, J.G. and Barry, M.J. 2012. A Floristic Inventory of Dismal Key and Fakahatchee Island— Two Shell Mounds Situated Within the Ten Thousand Islands Region in the Gulf of Mexico, Collier County, Florida. 08 May 2010 - 07 Jan 2012. Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas 6.1 (2012): 259-72. Print.


Vouchers for Ten Thousand Islands National Wildlife Refuge:
Lakela, O.K., C. Barilotti. 30985. USF. Voucher of Urochloa fusca on Shell mound in Turner River within Ten-Thousand Islands in Collier County, Florida, USA on 15 Aug 1967. Link to specimen.