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Blue Heron Hammock, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area
County: Monroe County (Keys)
Size: 51.45 acres
Latitude: 24.729866º Longitude: -81.053003º
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Managing Agency: Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

There are 188 taxa reported for
Blue Heron Hammock, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area

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Scientific Name: Occurrence: Native Status: Introduced Status: Invasive Status: Cultivated Status: Reference: Voucher:
Abutilon permolle Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Acanthocereus tetragonus Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Acrostichum danaeifolium Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Agave americana Present Not Native, Cultivated Only Not Introduced Potentially Invasive Cultivated 18388
Agave decipiens Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Agave sisalana Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 18388
Albizia lebbeck Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 18388
Alternanthera flavescens Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Amaranthus viridis Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 18388
Andropogon glomeratus var. pumilus Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 18388
Antigonon leptopus Present Not Native, Cultivated Only Not Introduced Potentially Invasive Cultivated 18388
Ardisia escallonioides Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Argythamnia blodgettii Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Asparagus aethiopicus Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 18388
Atriplex cristata Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Avicennia germinans Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Batis maritima Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Bidens alba var. radiata Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 18388
Blutaparon vermiculare Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Borrichia arborescens Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Borrichia frutescens Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Bothriochloa pertusa Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 18388
Bourreria succulenta Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Bursera simaruba Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Caesalpinia bonduc Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Canavalia rosea Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Capraria biflora Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Carica papaya Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Casasia clusiifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Casuarina equisetifolia Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 18388
Catharanthus roseus Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 18388
Cenchrus echinatus Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Chamaecrista nictitans var. aspera Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 18388
Chiococca alba Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Coccoloba diversifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Coccoloba uvifera Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Cocos nucifera Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 18388
Colubrina asiatica Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 18388
Commelina diffusa var. diffusa Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 18388
Commelina erecta Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Conocarpus erectus Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Conyza canadensis Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 18388
Cordia sebestena Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Crossopetalum rhacoma Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Cynodon dactylon var. dactylon Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Potentially Invasive 18388
Cynophalla flexuosa Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Cyperus croceus Present Doubtfully Native Assumed to be Introduced Ruderal 18388
Cyperus ligularis Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Dactyloctenium aegyptium Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Potentially Invasive 18388
Delonix regia Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 18388
Desmanthus virgatus Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Desmodium incanum Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 18388
Desmodium tortuosum Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 18388
Dicliptera sexangularis Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Drypetes diversifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Echites umbellatus Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Eleusine indica Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 18388
Eragrostis ciliaris Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 18388
Erithalis fruticosa Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Ernodea littoralis Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Eugenia axillaris Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Eugenia foetida Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Eugenia uniflora Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 18388
Euphorbia blodgettii Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Euphorbia cyathophora Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Euphorbia hirta Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 18388
Euphorbia hypericifolia Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 18388
Euphorbia porteriana Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Euphorbia tirucalli Present Not Native, Cultivated Only Not Introduced Not Invasive Cultivated 18388
Eustachys petraea Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Eustoma exaltatum Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Exothea paniculata Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Ficus citrifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Fimbristylis cymosa Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 18388
Fimbristylis spadicea Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Flaveria linearis Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Funastrum clausum Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Galactia parvifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Galactia striata Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Gossypium hirsutum Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Guapira discolor Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Gyminda latifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Gymnanthes lucida Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Heliotropium angiospermum Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Heliotropium curassavicum Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Herissantia crispa Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Hibiscus tiliaceus var. tiliaceus Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 18388
Hylocereus undatus Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 18388
Hymenocallis latifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Indigofera tinctoria Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 18388
Ipomoea alba Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Ipomoea indica Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Ipomoea violacea Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Jacquinia keyensis Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Kalanchoe daigremontiana Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Potentially Invasive 18388
Kalanchoe pinnata Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Potentially Invasive 18388
Krugiodendron ferreum Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Laguncularia racemosa Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Lantana involucrata Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Lasiacis divaricata Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Lepidium virginicum Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 18388
Leptochloa dubia Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Leucaena leucocephala Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Potentially Invasive 18388
Limonium carolinianum Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Lycium carolinianum Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Macroptilium lathyroides Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 18388
Mangifera indica Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 18388
Manilkara jaimiqui subsp. emarginata Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Manilkara zapota Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 18388
Maytenus phyllanthoides Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Melanthera nivea Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Melinis repens Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 18388
Metopium toxiferum Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Monanthochloe littoralis Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Morinda royoc Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Oeceoclades maculata Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 18388
Opuntia cochenillifera Present Not Native, Cultivated Only Not Introduced Not Invasive Cultivated 18388
Opuntia stricta Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Panicum amarum Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Paspalum caespitosum Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 18388
Paspalum laxum Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Paspalum setaceum Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 18388
Paspalum vaginatum Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Passiflora suberosa Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Pentalinon luteum Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Phyla nodiflora Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 18388
Phyllanthus amarus Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 18388
Piscidia piscipula Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Pithecellobium keyense Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Polypremum procumbens Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 18388
Portulaca oleracea Present Doubtfully Native Assumed to be Introduced Potentially Invasive 18388
Portulaca pilosa Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 18388
Portulaca rubricaulis Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Quadrella cynophallophora Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Randia aculeata Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Reynosia septentrionalis Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Rhabdadenia biflora Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Rhizophora mangle Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Rhynchosia minima Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Rivina humilis Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Ruellia blechum Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 18388
Sabal palmetto Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Sansevieria hyacinthoides Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 18388
Sarcocornia perennis Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Schinus terebinthifolius Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 18388
Schizachyrium sanguineum Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Senna mexicana var. chapmanii Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Sesbania herbacea Present Doubtfully Native Assumed to be Introduced Ruderal 18388
Sesuvium portulacastrum Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Setaria macrosperma Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Setaria parviflora Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 18388
Seutera angustifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Sida acuta Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 18388
Sida ciliaris Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 18388
Sideroxylon celastrinum Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Sideroxylon foetidissimum Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Simarouba glauca Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Smilax auriculata Doubtfully Present 18388
Smilax havanensis Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Solanum bahamense Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Spartina patens Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Spermacoce verticillata Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 18388
Sporobolus domingensis Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Sporobolus indicus Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 18388
Sporobolus pyramidalis Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 18388
Sporobolus pyramidatus Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Sporobolus virginicus Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Stachytarpheta jamaicensis Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Stenotaphrum secundatum Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Potentially Invasive 18388
Stylosanthes hamata Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 18388
Suaeda linearis Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Suriana maritima Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Syngonium podophyllum Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 18388
Terminalia catappa Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 18388
Thespesia populnea Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 18388
Thrinax radiata Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Tillandsia paucifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Tillandsia usneoides Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Tradescantia spathacea Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Potentially Invasive 18388
Trema micrantha Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Trianthema portulacastrum Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Tridax procumbens Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 18388
Urochloa adspersa Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Urochloa distachya Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 18388
Varronia bullata subsp. humilis Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Waltheria indica Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Ximenia americana Present Native Not Introduced Native 18388
Yucca gigantea Present Not Native, Cultivated Only Not Introduced Not Invasive Cultivated 18388


References for Blue Heron Hammock, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area:
Bradley, K.A., & S.W. Woodmansee. 2000. Observations of vascular plants at Blue Heron Hammocks, Marathon, Florida Keys Wildlife and Envrionmental Area, Monroe County, Florida. 21 April 2000. Institute for Regional Conservation. Miami, Florida.
Bradley, K.A., & S.W. Woodmansee. 2000. Rare Plants of Blue Heron Hammock, Florida Keys Wildlife and Envrionmental Area, Monroe County, Florida. May 2000. Insititute for Regional Conservation.
Bradley, K.A., and S.W. Woodmansee. 2000. Vascular plants of Blue Heron Hammock, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area, Monroe County, Florida. May 2000. Report submitted to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Marathon, Florida. Miami: The Institute for Regional Conservation.
Bradley, K.A., S.W. Woodmansee, and G.D. Gann. 2000. Floristic survey and rare species assessment of the properties in the Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area. Report submitted to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Marathon, Florida. Miami: The Institute for Regional Conservation.


Vouchers for Blue Heron Hammock, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area: