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Arch Creek Park
County: Miami-Dade County
Size: 10.31 acres
Latitude: 25.90056º Longitude: -80.16167º
Section: 28,21 Township: 52 Range: 42
Notes: For a map and more information click here.
Managing Agency: Miami-Dade County Department of Parks and Recreation

There are 255 taxa reported for
Arch Creek 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 15042
Acalypha amentacea subsp. wilkesiana Present Not Native, Cultivated Only Not Introduced Cultivated Only Cultivated 15042
Acer rubrum Present Native, Cultivated Only Not Introduced Native Cultivated 50267
Agave americana Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Potentially Invasive 15066
Albizia lebbeck Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 15042
Allamanda cathartica Present Not Native, Cultivated Only Not Introduced Cultivated Only Cultivated 15042
Ambrosia artemisiifolia Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 15042
Ampelopsis arborea Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Andropogon virginicus var. virginicus Recorded as Present in Error 15042
Annona glabra Present Native Not Introduced
Antigonon leptopus Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Potentially Invasive 15042
Ardisia elliptica Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 15042
Ardisia escallonioides Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Argemone mexicana Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 15042
Asclepias curassavica Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 15042
Asclepias tuberosa Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Asparagus aethiopicus Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 15042
Baccharis halimifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Bauhinia variegata var. variegata Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 15042
Bidens alba var. radiata Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 15042
Bischofia javanica Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 15042
Boehmeria cylindrica Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Boerhavia diffusa Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 15042
Bursera simaruba Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Callicarpa americana Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Calyptocarpus vialis Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 15042
Calyptranthes pallens Present Not Native, Cultivated Only Not Introduced
Campyloneurum phyllitidis Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Casuarina equisetifolia Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 15042
Catharanthus roseus Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 15042
Celtis laevigata Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Cenchrus incertus Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Cestrum diurnum Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 15042
Chamaecrista nictitans var. aspera Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Chromolaena odorata Present Native Not Introduced
Chrysobalanus icaco Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Chrysophyllum oliviforme Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Citharexylum spinosum Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Clerodendrum speciosissimum Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 15042
Coccoloba diversifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Coccoloba uvifera Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Cocos nucifera Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 15042
Commelina diffusa var. diffusa Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 15042
Conocarpus erectus Present Native Not Introduced
Conyza canadensis Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 15042
Cordia sebestena Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 15042
Crotalaria pallida var. obovata Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced
Crotalaria rotundifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Crotalaria spectabilis Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 15042
Croton glandulosus var. septentrionalis Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Cynodon dactylon var. dactylon Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 15042
Cyperus croceus Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 15042
Cyperus distinctus Doubtfully Present 15042
Cyperus involucratus Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Potentially Invasive 15042
Cyperus ligularis Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Cyperus polystachyos Present Native Not Introduced
Cyperus rotundus Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 15042
Dactyloctenium aegyptium Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 15042
Dalbergia ecastaphyllum Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Delonix regia Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 15042
Desmodium tortuosum Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 15042
Desmodium triflorum Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced
Dichondra carolinensis Present Native Not Introduced
Digitaria ciliaris Present Native Not Introduced
Dioscorea bulbifera Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 15042
Diospyros virginiana Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Eleusine indica Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 15042
Emilia fosbergii Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 15042
Encyclia tampensis Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Eragrostis ciliaris Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced
Erigeron quercifolius Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Eriobotrya japonica Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 15042
Erythrina herbacea Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Eugenia axillaris Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Eugenia foetida Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Eugenia uniflora Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 15042
Eulophia alta Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Eupatorium capillifolium Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Eupatorium serotinum Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Euphorbia blodgettii Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Euphorbia cyathophora Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Euphorbia heterophylla Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 15042
Euphorbia hirta Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 15042
Euphorbia hypericifolia Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 15042
Euphorbia hyssopifolia Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 15042
Euphorbia ophthalmica Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 15042
Eustachys petraea Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Ficus aurea Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Ficus citrifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Ficus elastica Present Not Native, Cultivated Only Not Introduced Cultivated Only Cultivated 15042
Flaveria linearis Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Forestiera segregata Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Gaillardia pulchella Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 15042
Galactia volubilis Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Galium bermudense Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Guapira discolor Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Hamelia patens var. patens Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Heliotropium curassavicum Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Heterotheca subaxillaris Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Hylocereus undatus Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 15042
Ilex cassine Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Indigofera spicata Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 15042
Indigofera suffruticosa Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 14685
Ipomoea indica Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Ipomoea triloba Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 15042
Jasminum sambac Present Not Native, Cultivated Only Not Introduced Cultivated Only Cultivated 15042
Kalanchoe pinnata Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 15042
Krugiodendron ferreum Present Native Not Introduced
Kyllinga brevifolia Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 15042
Laguncularia racemosa Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Lantana camara Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 15042
Lantana depressa var. depressa Doubtfully Present 15042
Lepidium virginicum Present Native Not Introduced
Ludwigia octovalvis Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Lysiloma latisiliquum Present Not Native, Cultivated Only Not Introduced Cultivated Only Cultivated 15042
Malvastrum corchorifolium Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 15042
Malvaviscus arboreus Present Not Native, Cultivated Only Not Introduced Cultivated Only Cultivated 15042
Mangifera indica Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 15042
Mecardonia procumbens Present Native Not Introduced
Melanthera nivea Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Melia azedarach Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 15042
Melinis repens Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 15042
Mentzelia floridana Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Mikania cordifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Mirabilis jalapa Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 15042
Momordica charantia Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 15042
Morus rubra Present Native Not Introduced Native 14685
Mucuna pruriens Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 15042
Musa x paradisiaca Present Not Native, Cultivated Only Not Introduced Cultivated Only Cultivated 15042
Myrcianthes fragrans Present Native Not Introduced
Myrica cerifera Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Myrsine cubana Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Nectandra coriacea Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042 1568
Nephrolepis cordifolia Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 15042
Neyraudia reynaudiana Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 15042
Odontonema cuspidatum Present Not Native, Cultivated Only Not Introduced Cultivated Only Cultivated 15042
Oplismenus hirtellus subsp. setarius Present Native Not Introduced
Opuntia humifusa Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Oxalis corniculata Present Native Not Introduced
Oxalis debilis var. corymbosa Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced
Panicum maximum Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 15042
Parthenocissus quinquefolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Paspalum setaceum Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Passiflora suberosa Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Pectis prostrata Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 15042
Pennisetum purpureum Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 15042
Persea borbonia var. borbonia Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Persea palustris Present Native Not Introduced
Petiveria alliacea Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Phlebodium aureum Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Phyla nodiflora Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Phyllanthus amarus Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 15042
Phymatosorus grossus Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced
Physalis walteri Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Phytolacca americana Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Pilea microphylla Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Pinus elliottii var. densa Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Piscidia piscipula Present Not Native, Cultivated Only Not Introduced Not Invasive Cultivated 15042
Pithecellobium keyense Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Pleopeltis polypodioides var. michauxiana Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Pluchea carolinensis Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 15042
Polygala violacea Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Portulaca oleracea Present Doubtfully Native Assumed to be Introduced Ruderal 15042
Pouteria campechiana Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 15042
Prunus myrtifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Psychotria nervosa Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Psychotria tenuifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Pteridium caudatum Present Native Not Introduced Native 14685
Pteris vittata Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 15042
Ptychosperma elegans Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 15042
Quercus virginiana Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Randia aculeata Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Rhizophora mangle Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Rhynchosia minima Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Richardia grandiflora Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced
Rivina humilis Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Roystonea regia Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 15042
Ruellia blechum Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 15042
Ruellia simplex Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Potentially Invasive 15042
Russelia equisetiformis Present Not Native, Cultivated Only Not Introduced Cultivated Only Cultivated 15042
Sabal palmetto Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Salix caroliniana Present Native Not Introduced Native 14685
Salvia coccinea Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 15042
Sambucus nigra subsp. canadensis Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Sansevieria hyacinthoides Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 15042
Schaefferia frutescens Present Not Native, Cultivated Only Not Introduced Cultivated Only Cultivated 15042
Schinus terebinthifolius Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 15042
Senna ligustrina Present Native Not Introduced
Senna occidentalis Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 15042
Serenoa repens Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Setaria macrosperma Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Setaria parviflora Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Sida acuta Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 15042
Sideroxylon foetidissimum Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Sideroxylon salicifolium Present Native Not Introduced
Simarouba glauca Present Native Not Introduced Native 15066
Smilax auriculata Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Smilax bona-nox Present Native Not Introduced
Solanum americanum Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 15042
Solidago leavenworthii Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Solidago odora var. chapmanii Present Native Not Introduced Native 6408
Solidago sempervirens Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Sophora tomentosa var. occidentalis Present Not Native, Cultivated Only Not Introduced Cultivated Only Cultivated 15042
Sophora tomentosa var. occidentalis Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced
Spermacoce remota Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 15042
Spermacoce tetraquetra Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Spermacoce verticillata Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 15042
Sphagneticola trilobata Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 15042
Sporobolus indicus Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 15042
Sporobolus pyramidalis Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 15042
Sporobolus virginicus Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Stachytarpheta cayennensis Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 15042
Stenotaphrum secundatum Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 15042
Stylosanthes hamata Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 15042
Swietenia mahagoni Present Not Native, Cultivated Only Not Introduced Cultivated Only Cultivated 15042
Symphyotrichum bahamense Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Syngonium podophyllum Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 15042
Tabebuia heterophylla Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 15042
Taxodium ascendens Present Native, Cultivated Only Not Introduced
Thelypteris kunthii Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Thespesia populnea Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 15042
Thrinax radiata Present Not Native, Cultivated Only Not Introduced Cultivated Only Cultivated 15042
Tillandsia balbisiana Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Tillandsia fasciculata var. densispica Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Tillandsia paucifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Tillandsia recurvata Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Tillandsia setacea Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Tillandsia usneoides Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Tillandsia utriculata Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Tillandsia variabilis Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Toxicodendron radicans Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Tradescantia fluminensis Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 52486 52486
Tradescantia fluminensis Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 52486 52486
Tradescantia spathacea Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 15042
Trema micrantha Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Tridax procumbens Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 15042
Tripsacum dactyloides Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Triumfetta semitriloba Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 15042
Urena lobata Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 15042
Urochloa distachya Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced
Vachellia choriophylla Present Not Native, Cultivated Only Not Introduced
Vachellia farnesiana var. farnesiana Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Varronia bullata subsp. humilis Present Not Native, Cultivated Only Not Introduced
Verbesina virginica Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Vicia acutifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Vigna luteola Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Vitis cinerea var. floridana Present Native Not Introduced
Vitis rotundifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Vitis shuttleworthii Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Vittaria lineata Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Youngia japonica Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced
Yucca aloifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Zamia integrifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Zanthoxylum clava-herculis Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042
Zanthoxylum fagara Present Native Not Introduced Native 15042


References for Arch Creek Park:
Anonymous. 1993. Metropolitan Dade County Environmentally Endangered Lands Site Evaluation Report, Arch Creek Addition. In files of The Institute for Regional Conservation, Miami, FL.
Avery, G.N. 1983. Botanical notes of George Avery, south Florida botanist 1922 - 1983. Fairchild Tropical Garden Archives.
Hammer, R.L. 1987. Checklist of vascular plants, Arch Creek Park, 1855 Northeast 135 Street, North Miami, Dade County, Florida. Emended by Roger L. Hammer. December 1987. In files of The Institute for Regional Conservation, Miami, FL.
Native Plant Workshop. 1983. A list of native vascular plants/a list of naturalized exotic plants, Arch Creek Park, Miami, Florida. 24 July 1983. In files of The Institute for Regional Conservation, Miami, FL.


Vouchers for Arch Creek Park:
Avery & Roberts 1242, FTG
Scott, A. sn. FTG. Herbarium voucher of Tradescantia fluminensis at Arch Creek Park in Miami-Dade County, FL, USA on 01 May 2017.