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Estero Bay Preserve State Park
County: Lee County
Size: 8440 acres
Latitude: 26.466295º Longitude: -81.891403º
Managing Agency: Florida Department of Enivironmental Protection, Office of Coastal and Aquatic Managed Areas

There are 240 taxa reported for
Estero Bay Preserve State Park

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Scientific Name: Occurrence: Native Status: Introduced Status: Invasive Status: Cultivated Status: Reference: Voucher:
Abrus precatorius Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 22553
Acoelorraphe wrightii Present Not Native, Cultivated Only Not Introduced Not Invasive Cultivated 22552
Acrostichum danaeifolium Present Native Not Introduced Native 22552
Aeschynomene americana Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 22553
Agalinis fasciculata Present Native Not Introduced Native 22552
Agalinis maritima Present Native Not Introduced Native 22552
Alternanthera flavescens Present Native Not Introduced Native 22552
Alternanthera philoxeroides Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 22553
Ambrosia artemisiifolia Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 22552
Amphicarpum muhlenbergianum Present Native Not Introduced Native 22552
Andropogon glomeratus var. pumilus Present Native Not Introduced Native 22552
Andropogon virginicus var. virginicus Present Native Not Introduced Native 22552
Aristida spiciformis Present Native Not Introduced Native 22552
Aristida stricta Present Native Not Introduced Native 22552
Asimina reticulata Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Atriplex cristata Present Native Not Introduced Native 22552
Avicennia germinans Present Native Not Introduced Native 22552
Baccharis angustifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 22552
Baccharis halimifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 22552
Bacopa monnieri Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Balduina angustifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Batis maritima Present Native Not Introduced Native 22552
Bejaria racemosa Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Berlandiera subacaulis Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Blechnum serrulatum Present Native Not Introduced Native 22552
Blutaparon vermiculare Present Native Not Introduced Native 22552
Boehmeria cylindrica Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Borrichia arborescens Recorded as Present in Error 22553
Borrichia frutescens Present Native Not Introduced Native 22552
Caesalpinia bonduc Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Callicarpa americana Present Native Not Introduced Native 22552
Calopogon barbatus Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Calopogon multiflorus Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Calopogon pallidus Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Campyloneurum phyllitidis Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Casasia clusiifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Cassytha filiformis Present Native Not Introduced Native 22552
Casuarina equisetifolia Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 22552
Cenchrus tribuloides Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Centrosema virginianum Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Cephalanthus occidentalis Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Ceratiola ericoides Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Ceratopteris thalictroides Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Potentially Invasive 22553
Chamaecrista fasciculata Present Native Not Introduced Native 22552
Chamaecrista nictitans var. aspera Present Native Not Introduced Native 22552
Chamaecrista nictitans var. nictitans Recorded as Present in Error 22553
Chrysobalanus icaco Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Cladium jamaicense Present Native Not Introduced Native 22552
Cnidoscolus stimulosus Present Native Not Introduced Native 22552
Commelina erecta Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Conocarpus erectus Present Native Not Introduced Native 22552
Coreopsis floridana Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Coreopsis leavenworthii Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Cornus foemina Present Native Not Introduced Native 22552
Crinum americanum Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Crotalaria rotundifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Cuscuta pentagona Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Cyperus articulatus Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Cyperus ligularis Present Native Not Introduced Native 22552
Cyperus odoratus Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Dalbergia ecastaphyllum Present Native Not Introduced Native 22552
Deeringothamnus pulchellus Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Dicliptera sexangularis Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Diodia virginiana Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Distichlis spicata Present Native Not Introduced Native 22552
Echinochloa crus-galli Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Not Invasive 22552
Echinochloa walteri Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Encyclia tampensis Present Native Not Introduced Native 22552
Erythrina herbacea Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Eugenia axillaris Present Native Not Introduced Native 22552
Eugenia foetida Present Native Not Introduced Native 22552
Eupatorium capillifolium Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Eupatorium mikanioides Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Euphorbia cyathophora Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Eustachys glauca Present Native Not Introduced Native 22552
Eustachys petraea Present Native Not Introduced Native 22552
Eustoma exaltatum Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Ficus aurea Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Ficus citrifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Fimbristylis caroliniana Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Fimbristylis cymosa Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 22552
Fimbristylis puberula Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Fimbristylis spadicea Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Flaveria linearis Present Native Not Introduced Native 22552
Forestiera segregata Present Native Not Introduced Native 22552
Galactia elliottii Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Gaylussacia dumosa Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Habenaria repens Present Native Not Introduced Native 22552
Helianthus debilis subsp. debilis Doubtfully Present 22553
Heliotropium angiospermum Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Heliotropium curassavicum Present Native Not Introduced Native 22552
Heterotheca subaxillaris Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Hydrocotyle bonariensis Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Hydrocotyle umbellata Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Hypericum fasciculatum Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Hypericum hypericoides Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Hypericum myrtifolium Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Hypericum reductum Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Hypericum tetrapetalum Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Hypoxis juncea Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Ilex cassine Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Ilex glabra Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Indigofera caroliniana Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Ipomoea sagittata Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Iva frutescens Present Native Not Introduced Native 22552
Juncus megacephalus Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Juncus roemerianus Present Native Not Introduced Native 22552
Lachnanthes caroliana Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Lachnocaulon anceps Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Laguncularia racemosa Present Native Not Introduced Native 22552
Lantana involucrata Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Leonotis nepetifolia Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Not Invasive 22553
Leptochloa fusca subsp. fascicularis Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Licania michauxii Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Limonium carolinianum Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Luziola fluitans Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Lycium carolinianum Present Native Not Introduced Native 22552
Lygodesmia aphylla Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Lyonia ferruginea Recorded as Present in Error 22553
Lyonia fruticosa Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Lyonia lucida Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Maytenus phyllanthoides Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Melaleuca quinquenervia Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 22552
Monanthochloe littoralis Present Native Not Introduced Native 22552
Muhlenbergia capillaris Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Myrcianthes fragrans Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Myrica cerifera Present Native Not Introduced Native 22552
Myrsine cubana Present Native Not Introduced Native 22552
Nephrolepis exaltata Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Opuntia stricta Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Osmunda regalis var. spectabilis Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Osmundastrum cinnamomeum Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Panicum hemitomon Present Native Not Introduced Native 22552
Panicum maximum Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Not Invasive 22553
Panicum rigidulum Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Panicum virgatum Present Native Not Introduced Native 22552
Parthenocissus quinquefolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 22552
Paspalum conjugatum Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Paspalum distichum Present Native Not Introduced Native 22552
Paspalum monostachyum Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Paspalum notatum Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Not Invasive 22552
Paspalum urvillei Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Not Invasive 22553
Persea borbonia var. borbonia Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Persea palustris Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Phlebodium aureum Present Native Not Introduced Native 22552
Physalis arenicola Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Piloblephis rigida Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Pinus elliottii var. densa Present Native Not Introduced Native 22552
Pisonia aculeata Present Native Not Introduced Native 22552
Pithecellobium unguis-cati Present Native Not Introduced Native 22552
Pityopsis graminifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Pleopeltis polypodioides var. michauxiana Present Native Not Introduced Native 22552
Pluchea baccharis Present Native Not Introduced Native 22552
Pluchea odorata Present Native Not Introduced Native 22552
Polygala lutea Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Polygala nana Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Polygala rugelii Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Psidium guajava Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 22552
Pteridium pseudocaudatum Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Pterocaulon pycnostachyum Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Quercus chapmanii Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Quercus geminata Present Native Not Introduced Native 22552
Quercus incana 22553
Quercus laevis Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Quercus laurifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Quercus minima Present Native Not Introduced Native 22552
Quercus myrtifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 22552
Quercus nigra Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Quercus pumila Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Quercus virginiana Present Native Not Introduced Native 22552
Randia aculeata Present Native Not Introduced Native 22552
Rhabdadenia biflora Present Native Not Introduced Native 22552
Rhexia cubensis Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Rhexia mariana Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Rhexia nashii Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Rhizophora mangle Present Native Not Introduced Native 22552
Rhodomyrtus tomentosa Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 22553
Rhus copallinum Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Rhynchospora ciliaris Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Rhynchospora colorata Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Rhynchospora microcarpa Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Sabal palmetto Present Native Not Introduced Native 22552
Sabatia brevifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Sabatia calycina Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Sabatia decandra Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Sabatia stellaris Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Sacciolepis striata Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Sagittaria latifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Salicornia bigelovii Present Native Not Introduced Native 22552
Salix caroliniana Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Samolus ebracteatus Present Native Not Introduced Native 22552
Sarcocornia perennis Present Native Not Introduced Native 22552
Scaevola plumieri Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Schinus terebinthifolius Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 22552
Schoenoplectus robustus Reported 22552
Schoenus nigricans Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Scleria baldwinii Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Selenicereus pteranthus Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 22553
Serenoa repens Present Native Not Introduced Native 22552
Sesuvium maritimum Doubtfully Present 22552
Sesuvium portulacastrum Present Native Not Introduced Native 22552
Setaria magna Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Setaria parviflora Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Sideroxylon celastrinum Present Native Not Introduced Native 22552
Sisyrinchium angustifolium Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Smilax auriculata Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Smilax laurifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Solidago sempervirens Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Spartina bakeri Present Native Not Introduced Native 22552
Spartina patens Present Native Not Introduced Native 22552
Spartina spartinae Present Native Not Introduced Native 22552
Sporobolus virginicus Present Native Not Introduced Native 22552
Stachytarpheta jamaicensis Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Stillingia aquatica Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Suaeda linearis Present Native Not Introduced Native 22552
Syngonanthus flavidulus Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Taxodium distichum Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Thalia geniculata Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Tillandsia balbisiana Present Native Not Introduced Native 22552
Tillandsia fasciculata var. densispica Present Native Not Introduced Native 22552
Tillandsia pruinosa Recorded as Present in Error 22552
Tillandsia recurvata Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Tillandsia setacea Present Native Not Introduced Native 22552
Tillandsia usneoides Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Toxicodendron radicans Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Tripsacum dactyloides Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Typha domingensis Present Native Not Introduced Native 22552
Urochloa mutica Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Not Invasive 22552
Vachellia farnesiana var. farnesiana Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Vigna luteola Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Vitis rotundifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 22552
Vittaria lineata Present Native Not Introduced Native 22552
Woodwardia virginica Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Ximenia americana Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Xyris brevifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Xyris caroliniana Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Xyris flabelliformis Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Yucca aloifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 22552
Zamia integrifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 22553
Zanthoxylum fagara Present Native Not Introduced Native 22552


References for Estero Bay Preserve State Park:
Gann, G.D., K.A. Bradley, & S.W. Woodmansee. 2001. Revisions of taxonomic names based upon observations and literature by others. Institute for Regional Conservation. Miami, Florida.
Vanasse & Daylor, LLP. 2001. Plant and Habitat Inventory, Estero River Scrub (ERS) parcel. In files of The Institute for Regional Conservation, Miami, FL.
Vanasse & Daylor. 2001. Plant and Habitat Inventory, The Nature Conservancy (TNC) parcel.