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Ocean Ridge Hammock Park
County: Palm Beach County
Size: 11 acres
Latitude: 26.5338655º Longitude: -80.0478152º
Notes: For a map and more information click here.
Managing Agency: Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation Department

There are 159 taxa reported for
Ocean Ridge Hammock Park

Group By Family:

Scientific Name: Occurrence: Native Status: Introduced Status: Invasive Status: Cultivated Status: Reference: Voucher:
Acanthocereus tetragonus Present Native Not Introduced Native 17251
Acrostichum aureum Present Native Not Introduced Native 17251
Acrostichum danaeifolium Present Native Not Introduced Native 14816
Agave decipiens Present Native Not Introduced Native 17251
Alternanthera flavescens Present Native Not Introduced Native 17251
Alternanthera maritima Present Native Not Introduced Native 17251
Ambrosia artemisiifolia Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 17251
Amyris elemifera Present Native Not Introduced Native 14815
Annona glabra Present Native Not Introduced Native 17251
Ardisia escallonioides Present Native Not Introduced Native 17251
Asparagus aethiopicus Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 17251
Baccharis halimifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 17251
Batis maritima Present Native Not Introduced Native 14815
Bidens alba var. radiata Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 17251
Bursera simaruba Present Native Not Introduced Native 17251
Caesalpinia bonduc Present Native Not Introduced Native 17251
Canavalia rosea Present Native Not Introduced Native 17251
Carica papaya Present Native Not Introduced Native 14815
Caryota mitis Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 17251
Cassytha filiformis Present Native Not Introduced Native 17251
Casuarina equisetifolia Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 14815
Catharanthus roseus Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 17251
Cenchrus echinatus Present Native Not Introduced Native 14815
Cenchrus tribuloides Present Native Not Introduced Native 14815
Chiococca alba Present Native Not Introduced Native 17251
Chrysobalanus icaco Present Native Not Introduced Native 17251
Cladium jamaicense Present Native Not Introduced Native 14815
Cnidoscolus stimulosus Present Native Not Introduced Native 17251
Coccoloba diversifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 17251
Coccoloba uvifera Present Native Not Introduced Native 17251
Cocos nucifera Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 14815
Commelina diffusa var. diffusa Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 17251
Commelina erecta Present Native Not Introduced Native 14816
Conocarpus erectus Present Native Not Introduced Native 17251
Crinum asiaticum Present Not Native, Cultivated Only Not Introduced Potentially Invasive Cultivated 17251
Crotalaria pumila Present Native Not Introduced Native 14815
Croton punctatus Present Native Not Introduced Native 14815
Cycas circinalis Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 17251
Cynodon dactylon var. dactylon Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 17251
Cynophalla flexuosa Present Native Not Introduced Native 17251
Cyperus ligularis Present Native Not Introduced Native 17251
Dactyloctenium aegyptium Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 17251
Dalbergia ecastaphyllum Present Native Not Introduced Native 17251
Digitaria ciliaris Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 17251
Distichlis spicata Present Native Not Introduced Native 14816
Drypetes lateriflora Present Native Not Introduced Native 17251
Epipremnum pinnatum cv. Aureum Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Potentially Invasive Cultivated 17251
Ernodea littoralis Present Native Not Introduced Native 14815
Erythrina herbacea Present Native Not Introduced Native 17251
Eugenia axillaris Present Native Not Introduced Native 17251
Eugenia foetida Present Native Not Introduced Native 17251
Euphorbia bombensis Present Native Not Introduced Native 17251
Euphorbia cyathophora Present Native Not Introduced Native 17251
Euphorbia hirta Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 17251
Euphorbia hypericifolia Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 17251
Euphorbia mesembryanthemifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 17251
Euphorbia ophthalmica Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 17251
Exothea paniculata Present Native Not Introduced Native 17251
Ficus aurea Present Native Not Introduced Native 17251
Ficus pumila Present Not Native, Cultivated Only Not Introduced Cultivated Only Cultivated 17251
Forestiera segregata Present Native Not Introduced Native 17251
Funastrum clausum Present Native Not Introduced Native 17251
Guapira discolor Present Native Not Introduced Native 17251
Helianthus debilis subsp. debilis Present Native Not Introduced Native 17251
Heliotropium angiospermum Present Native Not Introduced Native 17251
Hylocereus undatus Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 14816
Hymenocallis latifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 17251
Ilex cassine Present Native Not Introduced Native 17251
Ipomoea alba Present Native Not Introduced Native 17251
Ipomoea indica Present Native Not Introduced Native 17251
Ipomoea pes-caprae subsp. brasiliensis Present Native Not Introduced Native 17251
Ipomoea violacea Present Native Not Introduced Native 14815
Iresine diffusa Present Native Not Introduced Native 17251
Iva frutescens Recorded as Present in Error 14816
Iva imbricata Present Native Not Introduced Native 17251
Krugiodendron ferreum Present Native Not Introduced Native 17251
Kyllinga brevifolia Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 17251
Lemna valdiviana Present Native Not Introduced Native 14815
Lepidium virginicum Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 17251
Ludwigia octovalvis Present Native Not Introduced Native 17251
Lysiloma latisiliquum Presumed Extirpated Presumed Extirpated Not Introduced Native 14815
Melothria pendula Present Native Not Introduced Native 17251
Mentzelia floridana Present Native Not Introduced Native 14815
Metopium toxiferum Present Native Not Introduced Native 17251
Mikania cordifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 14815
Millettia pinnata Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 17251
Mimusops balata Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 17251
Morus rubra Present Native Not Introduced Native 17251
Myrica cerifera Present Native Not Introduced Native 17251
Myrsine cubana Present Native Not Introduced Native 17251
Nectandra coriacea Present Native Not Introduced Native 17251
Nephrolepis brownii Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 17251
Nephrolepis cordifolia Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 17251
Noronhia emarginata Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Potentially Invasive Cultivated 17251
Oenothera humifusa Present Native Not Introduced Native 17251
Oldenlandia corymbosa Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 17251
Opuntia stricta Present Native Not Introduced Native 17251
Oxalis corniculata Present Native Not Introduced Native 17251
Panicum amarum Present Native Not Introduced Native 17251
Parietaria floridana Present Native Not Introduced Native 17251
Parthenocissus quinquefolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 17251
Paspalum vaginatum Present Native Not Introduced Native 17251
Passiflora suberosa Present Native Not Introduced Native 17251
Pennisetum purpureum Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 14816
Pentalinon luteum Present Native Not Introduced Native 17251
Persea borbonia var. borbonia Present Native Not Introduced Native 14816
Philodendron bipinnatifidum Present Not Native, Cultivated Only Not Introduced Cultivated Only Cultivated 17251
Phlebodium aureum Present Native Not Introduced Native 17251
Phragmites australis Present Native Not Introduced Native 14815
Phyllanthus abnormis Present Native Not Introduced Native 14815
Physalis walteri Present Native Not Introduced Native 15354
Pithecellobium keyense Present Native Not Introduced Native 17251
Pleopeltis polypodioides var. michauxiana Present Native Not Introduced Native 14816
Plumbago zeylanica Present Native Not Introduced Native 14815
Polygala violacea Present Native Not Introduced Native 14815
Psychotria nervosa Present Native Not Introduced Native 17251
Ptychosperma elegans Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Potentially Invasive 17251
Quadrella cynophallophora Present Native Not Introduced Native 17251
Randia aculeata Present Native Not Introduced Native 17251
Remirea maritima Present Native Not Introduced Native 17251
Rivina humilis Present Native Not Introduced Native 17251
Roystonea regia Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 17251
Sabal palmetto Present Native Not Introduced Native 17251
Salix caroliniana Present Native Not Introduced Native 17251
Sambucus nigra subsp. canadensis Present Native Not Introduced Native 17251
Sansevieria hyacinthoides Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 17251
Scaevola plumieri Present Native Not Introduced Native 15354
Scaevola taccada Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 17251
Schinus terebinthifolius Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 17251
Serenoa repens Present Native Not Introduced Native 17251
Sesuvium portulacastrum Present Native Not Introduced Native 17251
Sideroxylon foetidissimum Present Native Not Introduced Native 17251
Simarouba glauca Present Native Not Introduced Native 17251
Smilax auriculata Present Native Not Introduced Native 17251
Smilax bona-nox Present Native Not Introduced Native 14815
Solanum americanum Present Native Not Introduced Native 17251
Solanum bahamense Present Native Not Introduced Native 14815
Sophora tomentosa var. truncata Present Native Not Introduced Native 14815
Sorghum bicolor Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 17251
Spartina patens Present Native Not Introduced Native 14816
Spermacoce remota Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 17251
Stenotaphrum secundatum Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 17251
Suriana maritima Present Native Not Introduced Native 17251
Syagrus romanzoffiana Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 17251
Syngonium podophyllum Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 17251
Thespesia populnea Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 17251
Tournefortia gnaphalodes Present Native Not Introduced Native 15354
Toxicodendron radicans Present Native Not Introduced Native 17251
Tradescantia spathacea Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 17251
Tribulus cistoides Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Potentially Invasive 14815
Typha domingensis Present Native Not Introduced Native 17251
Uniola paniculata Present Native Not Introduced Native 17251
Urochloa distachya Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 17251
Verbesina virginica Present Native Not Introduced Native 17251
Vigna luteola Present Native Not Introduced Native 17251
Vitis shuttleworthii Present Native Not Introduced Native 14815
Youngia japonica Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 17251
Yucca aloifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 17251
Zanthoxylum fagara Present Native Not Introduced Native 17251


References for Ocean Ridge Hammock Park:
Austin, D.F., and J.G. Weise. 1973. Annotated checklist of the Boynton Beach Hammock. Quart. J. Florida Acad. Sci. 35(2): 145 -154.
Cox, A.C. 1988. Distribution and species composition of tree islands in Martin and Palm Beach counties. Masters Dissertation. Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton.
Gann, G.D. 2000. Observations of vascular plants at Ocean Ridge Hammock Park, Palm Beach County, Florida. 6 January 2000. Insititute for Regional Conservation. Miami, Florida.
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. 1977. Vegetation of the Atlantic Coastal Ridge of Palm Beach County, Florida. Florida Sci. 40(4): 281-333.