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Blowing Rocks Preserve
County: Martin County
Size: 66.67 acres
Latitude: 26.97667º Longitude: -80.08194º
Notes: For a map and more information click here.
Managing Agency: The Nature Conservancy

There are 231 taxa reported for
Blowing Rocks Preserve

Group By Family:

Scientific Name: Occurrence: Native Status: Introduced Status: Invasive Status: Cultivated Status: Reference: Voucher:
Acanthocereus tetragonus Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Acrostichum danaeifolium Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Agave decipiens Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Alternanthera flavescens Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Alternanthera maritima Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Ambrosia artemisiifolia Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 15075
Ammannia latifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Amorpha fruticosa Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075 539
Amyris elemifera Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Andropogon glomeratus var. glaucopsis Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Ardisia escallonioides Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Asparagus aethiopicus Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 15075
Atriplex cristata Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Avicennia germinans Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Baccharis halimifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Bacopa monnieri Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Batis maritima Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Bidens alba var. radiata Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 15075
Blutaparon vermiculare Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Boerhavia diffusa Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 15075
Borrichia frutescens Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Bursera simaruba Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Caesalpinia bonduc Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Cakile lanceolata Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Canavalia rosea Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Carica papaya Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Casuarina equisetifolia Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 15075
Catharanthus roseus Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 15075
Cenchrus incertus Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Cenchrus tribuloides Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Centella asiatica Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Chamaecrista fasciculata Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Chenopodium album Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 15075
Chiococca alba Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Chrysobalanus icaco Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Chrysophyllum oliviforme Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Citharexylum spinosum Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Cnidoscolus stimulosus Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Coccoloba diversifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Coccoloba uvifera Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Colubrina asiatica Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 15075
Commelina diffusa var. diffusa Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Potentially Invasive 15075
Commelina erecta Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Conocarpus erectus Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Conyza canadensis Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 15075
Crotalaria rotundifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Croton glandulosus var. septentrionalis Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Croton glandulosus var. floridanus Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Croton linearis Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075 2398
Croton punctatus Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Cuscuta indecora Reported 15075
Cynodon dactylon var. dactylon Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Potentially Invasive 15075
Cynophalla flexuosa Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Cyperus croceus Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 15075
Cyperus ligularis Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Cyperus odoratus Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Cyperus ovatus Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Cyperus planifolius Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Cyperus polystachyos Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Cyperus rotundus Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 15075
Dactyloctenium aegyptium Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 15075
Dalbergia ecastaphyllum Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Desmodium incanum Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Digitaria ciliaris Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 15075
Distichlis spicata Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Drypetes lateriflora Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Echinochloa walteri Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Echites umbellatus Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Eclipta prostrata Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Eleusine indica Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 15075
Emilia fosbergii Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 15075
Emilia sonchifolia Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 15075
Eragrostis atrovirens Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 15075
Eragrostis elliottii Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Erechtites hieraciifolius Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Erigeron quercifolius Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Ernodea littoralis Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075 2384
Erythrina herbacea Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Eugenia axillaris Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Eugenia foetida Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Eupatorium capillifolium Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Eupatorium serotinum Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Euphorbia bombensis Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Euphorbia cumulicola Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Euphorbia cyathophora Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Euphorbia hirta Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 15075
Euphorbia hypericifolia Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 15075
Euphorbia hyssopifolia Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 15075
Euphorbia maculata Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 15075
Euphorbia mesembryanthemifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Euphorbia ophthalmica Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 15075
Euphorbia thymifolia Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 15075
Euphorbia trichotoma Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Eustachys petraea Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Exothea paniculata Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Ficus aurea Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Fimbristylis cymosa Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 15075
Fimbristylis spadicea Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Flaveria linearis Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Forestiera segregata Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Gaillardia pulchella Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 15075
Galactia regularis Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Gamochaeta antillana Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 15075
Gamochaeta pensylvanica Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 15075
Glandularia maritima Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Guapira discolor Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Habenaria floribunda Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Helianthus debilis subsp. debilis Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Heliotropium angiospermum Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Heterotheca subaxillaris Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Hydrocotyle umbellata Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Hypoxis juncea Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Indigofera hirsuta Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 15075
Ipomoea alba Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Ipomoea pes-caprae subsp. brasiliensis Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Iresine diffusa Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Iva imbricata Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Jacquemontia reclinata Recorded as Present in Error 16703
Juncus roemerianus Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Kalanchoe pinnata Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 15075
Kosteletzkya virginica Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Krugiodendron ferreum Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Lactuca graminifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Laguncularia racemosa Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Lantana camara Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 15075
Lantana involucrata Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Lepidium virginicum Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 15075
Licania michauxii Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Limonium carolinianum Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Linaria canadensis Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Malvaviscus arboreus Present Not Native, Cultivated Only Not Introduced Cultivated Only Cultivated 15075
Melothria pendula Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Mentzelia floridana Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Metopium toxiferum Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Mikania cordifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Mikania scandens Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Momordica charantia Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 15075
Morinda royoc Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Morus rubra Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Myrsine cubana Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Nectandra coriacea Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Nephrolepis exaltata Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Oenothera humifusa Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Oldenlandia corymbosa Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 15075
Opuntia humifusa Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Oxalis corniculata Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 15075
Panicum amarum Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Panicum virgatum Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Parietaria floridana Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Parthenocissus quinquefolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Paspalum distichum Doubtfully Present 15075
Paspalum floridanum Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Paspalum setaceum Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Paspalum urvillei Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 15075
Paspalum vaginatum Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Passiflora suberosa Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Persea borbonia var. borbonia Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Phlebodium aureum Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Phyla nodiflora Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Phyllanthus abnormis Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Physalis walteri Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Phytolacca americana Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Pithecellobium keyense Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Pleopeltis polypodioides var. michauxiana Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Pluchea odorata Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Plumbago zeylanica Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Polygala violacea Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Portulaca oleracea Present Doubtfully Native Assumed to be Introduced Potentially Invasive 15075
Portulaca pilosa Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Psychotria nervosa Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Psychotria tenuifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Quadrella cynophallophora Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Quercus geminata Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Quercus virginiana Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Randia aculeata Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Remirea maritima Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Rhabdadenia biflora Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Rhizophora mangle Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Richardia brasiliensis Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 15075
Rivina humilis Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Sabal palmetto Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Salix caroliniana Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Samolus valerandi subsp. parviflorus Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Sansevieria hyacinthoides Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 15075
Sarcocornia perennis Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Scaevola plumieri Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Scaevola taccada Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 15075
Schinus terebinthifolius Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 15075
Senna pendula var. glabrata Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 15075
Serenoa repens Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Sesuvium portulacastrum Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Setaria parviflora Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Sida acuta Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 15075
Sideroxylon celastrinum Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Sideroxylon foetidissimum Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Sideroxylon salicifolium Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Simarouba glauca Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Smilax auriculata Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Solanum americanum Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 15075
Solanum erianthum Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Solidago sempervirens Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Sonchus oleraceus Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 15075
Sophora tomentosa var. truncata Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Spartina alterniflora var. glabra Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Spartina patens Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Spermacoce remota Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 15075
Spermacoce verticillata Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 15075
Sphagneticola trilobata Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 15075
Sporobolus domingensis Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Sporobolus indicus Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 15075
Sporobolus virginicus Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Stenotaphrum secundatum Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 15075
Suaeda linearis Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Suriana maritima Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Symphyotrichum bahamense Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Tillandsia recurvata Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Tillandsia usneoides Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Tillandsia utriculata Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Toxicodendron radicans Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Tradescantia spathacea Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 15075
Tribulus cistoides Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 15075
Typha domingensis Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Uniola paniculata Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Verbesina virginica Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Vicia acutifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Vigna luteola Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Vitis rotundifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Vitis shuttleworthii Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Vittaria lineata Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Yucca aloifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075
Zanthoxylum fagara Present Native Not Introduced Native 15075


References for Blowing Rocks Preserve:
Cox, A.C. 1988. Distribution and species composition of tree islands in Martin and Palm Beach counties. Masters Dissertation. Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton.
Johnson, A.F., and J.W. Muller. 1993. An assessment of Florida's remaining coastal upland natural communities: southeast Florida. Tallahassee: Florida Natural Areas Inventory.
Richardson, D.R., R. Roberts, and R.O. Woodbury. 1992. The vegetation of Blowing Rocks Preserve, Jupiter Island, Florida. Florida Sci. 3(55): 136-155.
United States Fish and Wildlife Service. 1996. Recovery plan for Beach Jacquemontia (Jacquemontia reclinata). Jacksonville: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.


Vouchers for Blowing Rocks Preserve:
Avery 1033, FLAS
Lorraine Roberts 2262, FTG
Popenoe 1940, FTG