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Jupiter Ridge Natural Area
County: Palm Beach County
Size: 268.6 acres
Latitude: 26.9146860041583º Longitude: -80.0742689555725º
Notes: For a map and more information click here.
Managing Agency: Palm Beach County

There are 306 taxa reported for
Jupiter Ridge Natural Area

Group By Family:

Scientific Name: Occurrence: Native Status: Introduced Status: Invasive Status: Cultivated Status: Reference: Voucher:
Abrus precatorius Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 14633
Acacia auriculiformis Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 14633
Acalypha gracilens Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Acrostichum danaeifolium Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Agave sisalana Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 14633
Allamanda cathartica Present Not Native, Cultivated Only Not Introduced Cultivated Only Cultivated 14633
Ambrosia artemisiifolia Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 21159
Andropogon glomeratus var. glaucopsis Present Native Not Introduced Native 21159
Andropogon glomeratus var. pumilus Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Andropogon ternarius Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Andropogon virginicus var. virginicus Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Aristida gyrans Present Native Not Introduced Native 21159
Asclepias curtissii Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Asimina reticulata Present Native Not Introduced Native 21159
Asimina tetramera Present Native Not Introduced Native 21159
Asparagus aethiopicus Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 21159
Avicennia germinans Present Native Not Introduced Native 21159
Azolla caroliniana Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Baccharis glomeruliflora Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Baccharis halimifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 21159
Bacopa monnieri Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Bejaria racemosa Present Native Not Introduced Native 21159
Bidens alba var. radiata Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 21159
Blechnum serrulatum Present Native Not Introduced Native 21159
Borrichia frutescens Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Bothriochloa pertusa Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 14633
Brassica rapa Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 14633
Bulbostylis ciliatifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 21159
Bulbostylis warei Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Bursera simaruba Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Caesalpinia bonduc Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Callicarpa americana Present Native Not Introduced Native 21159
Carya floridana Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Cassytha filiformis Present Native Not Introduced Native 21159
Casuarina equisetifolia Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 21159
Catharanthus roseus Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 21159
Cenchrus incertus Present Native Not Introduced Native 21159
Cephalanthus occidentalis Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Ceratiola ericoides Present Native Not Introduced Native 21159
Cereus repandus Present Not Native, Cultivated Only Not Introduced Cultivated Only Cultivated 14633
Chamaecrista fasciculata Present Native Not Introduced Native 21159
Chamaecrista nictitans var. aspera Present Native Not Introduced Native 21159
Chapmannia floridana Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Chenopodium ambrosioides Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 14633
Chromolaena odorata Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Chrysobalanus icaco Present Native Not Introduced Native 21159
Chrysopsis scabrella Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Cladium jamaicense Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Cnidoscolus stimulosus Present Native Not Introduced Native 21159
Coccoloba uvifera Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Commelina diffusa var. diffusa Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 14633
Conocarpus erectus Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Conradina grandiflora Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Conyza canadensis Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 21159
Coreopsis leavenworthii Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Cortaderia selloana Present Not Native, Cultivated Only Not Introduced Cultivated Only Cultivated 21159
Crinum americanum Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Crocanthemum corymbosum Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Crocanthemum nashii Present Native Not Introduced Native 21159
Crotalaria lanceolata Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 14633
Crotalaria pallida var. obovata Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 21159
Crotalaria retusa Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 14633
Crotalaria rotundifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 21159
Croton glandulosus var. septentrionalis Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Cupaniopsis anacardioides Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 21159
Cuscuta exaltata Assumed to be Present Native Not Introduced Native 14632
Cyanthillium cinereum Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 14633
Cycas circinalis Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 14633
Cynodon dactylon var. dactylon Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Potentially Invasive 14633
Cyperus ligularis Present Native Not Introduced Native 21159
Cyperus ovatus Present Native Not Introduced Native 21159
Cyperus polystachyos Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Cyperus surinamensis Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Dactyloctenium aegyptium Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 14633
Dalbergia ecastaphyllum Present Native Not Introduced Native 21159
Dalbergia sissoo Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Potentially Invasive 14633
Dalea feayi Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Desmodium incanum Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Desmodium triflorum Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 14633
Dichanthelium aciculare Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Dichanthelium dichotomum Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Dichanthelium portoricense Present Native Not Introduced Native 21159
Diodia teres Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Distichlis spicata Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Drosera capillaris Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Eleocharis baldwinii Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Eleocharis vivipara Reported 14633
Emilia fosbergii Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 14633
Emilia sonchifolia Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 14633
Encyclia tampensis Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Eragrostis ciliaris Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 21159
Eragrostis elliottii Present Native Not Introduced Native 21159
Eragrostis gangetica Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 14633
Eragrostis virginica Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Erechtites hieraciifolius Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Eremochloa ophiuroides Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Potentially Invasive 14633
Eugenia uniflora Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 14633
Eupatorium capillifolium Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 21159
Eupatorium leptophyllum Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Eupatorium serotinum Present Native Not Introduced Native 21159
Euphorbia bombensis Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Euphorbia cumulicola Present Native Not Introduced Native 21159
Euphorbia cyathophora Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 21159
Euphorbia hirta Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 21159
Euphorbia hypericifolia Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 21159
Euphorbia maculata Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 14633
Euphorbia ophthalmica Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 14633
Euphorbia polyphylla Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Eustachys petraea Present Native Not Introduced Native 21159
Euthamia caroliniana Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Ficus aurea Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Ficus microcarpa Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 14633
Ficus pumila Present Not Native, Cultivated Only Not Introduced Cultivated Only Cultivated 14633
Fimbristylis cymosa Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 21159
Froelichia floridana Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Fuirena breviseta Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Fuirena scirpoidea Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Funastrum clausum Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Galactia elliottii Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Galactia regularis Present Native Not Introduced Native 21159
Galactia volubilis Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Habenaria floribunda Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Helianthus debilis subsp. debilis Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Heterotheca subaxillaris Present Native Not Introduced Native 21159
Hibiscus acetosella Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 14633
Hibiscus furcellatus Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Houstonia procumbens Present Native Not Introduced Native 21159
Hypericum cistifolium Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Hypericum fasciculatum Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Hypericum gentianoides Present Native Not Introduced Native 21159
Hypericum hypericoides Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Hypericum tetrapetalum Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Ilex cassine Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Indigofera caroliniana Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Indigofera hirsuta Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 14633
Indigofera spicata Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 14633
Ipomoea pes-caprae subsp. brasiliensis Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Ipomoea sagittata Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Iresine diffusa Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Iva imbricata Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Juncus roemerianus Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Juncus scirpoides Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Kalanchoe pinnata Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 14633
Lachnanthes caroliana Present Native Not Introduced Native 21159
Laguncularia racemosa Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Lantana camara Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 14633
Lechea cernua Present Native Not Introduced Native 21159
Lechea deckertii Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Lechea divaricata Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Lechea torreyi Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Lepidium virginicum Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 14633
Liatris tenuifolia var. tenuifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 21159
Licania michauxii Present Native Not Introduced Native 21159
Linaria canadensis Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Linaria floridana Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Ludwigia octovalvis Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Lupinus diffusus Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Lycopodiella cernua var. cernua Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Lygodium microphyllum Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 14633
Lyonia fruticosa Present Native Not Introduced Native 21159
Lyonia lucida Present Native Not Introduced Native 21159
Macroptilium lathyroides Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 21159
Melaleuca quinquenervia Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 14633
Melinis repens Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 21159
Melothria pendula Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Mikania cordifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Mikania scandens Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Momordica charantia Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 21159
Monotropa uniflora Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Myrica cerifera Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Myrsine cubana Present Native Not Introduced Native 21159
Nephrolepis cordifolia Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 14633
Nymphaea odorata Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Oenothera humifusa Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Oenothera simulans Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Oldenlandia corymbosa Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 21159
Ophioglossum palmatum Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Ophioglossum petiolatum Present Native Not Introduced Native 14632
Opuntia humifusa Present Native Not Introduced Native 21159
Osmunda regalis var. spectabilis Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Oxalis corniculata Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 14633
Palafoxia feayi Present Native Not Introduced Native 21159
Panicum amarum Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Panicum maximum Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 14633
Panicum repens Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 21159
Paronychia americana Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Parthenocissus quinquefolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Paspalum boscianum Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Paspalum distichum Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Paspalum notatum Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 21159
Paspalum setaceum Present Native Not Introduced Native 21159
Paspalum urvillei Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 14633
Paspalum vaginatum Present Native Not Introduced Native 21159
Pennisetum purpureum Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 14633
Persea borbonia var. humilis Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Phlebodium aureum Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Phyla nodiflora Present Native Not Introduced Native 21159
Phyllanthus abnormis Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Physalis pubescens Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Physalis walteri Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Phytolacca americana Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Piloblephis rigida Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Pinus clausa Present Native Not Introduced Native 21159
Pinus elliottii var. densa Present Native Not Introduced Native 21159
Pityopsis graminifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 21159
Pleopeltis polypodioides var. michauxiana Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Pluchea baccharis Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Polanisia tenuifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Polygala nana Present Native Not Introduced Native 21159 2947
Polygala polygama Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Polygala rugelii Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Polygala smallii Present Native Not Introduced Native 21159 2941
Polygala violacea Present Native Not Introduced Native 21159
Polygonella ciliata Present Native Not Introduced Native 21159
Polygonella polygama var. polygama Present Native Not Introduced Native 21159
Polygonella robusta Present Native Not Introduced Native 21159
Polypremum procumbens Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 21159
Proserpinaca palustris Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Proserpinaca pectinata Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Pseudognaphalium obtusifolium Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Psychotria nervosa Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Pteridium pseudocaudatum Present Native Not Introduced Native 21159
Quercus chapmanii Present Native Not Introduced Native 21159
Quercus geminata Present Native Not Introduced Native 21159
Quercus laurifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Quercus myrtifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 21159
Quercus virginiana Present Native Not Introduced Native 21159
Rhabdadenia biflora Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Rhizophora mangle Present Native Not Introduced Native 21159
Rhynchosia cinerea Present Native Not Introduced Native 21159
Rhynchospora fascicularis var. fascicularis Present Native Not Introduced Native 21159
Rhynchospora megalocarpa Present Native Not Introduced Native 21159
Rhynchospora microcarpa Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Richardia brasiliensis Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 14633
Richardia grandiflora Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 14633
Sabal etonia Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Sabal palmetto Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Saccharum giganteum Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Sagittaria lancifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Salix caroliniana Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Sansevieria hyacinthoides Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 14633
Scaevola taccada Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 14633
Schefflera actinophylla Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 14633
Schinus terebinthifolius Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 21159
Schizachyrium scoparium Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Scleria ciliata var. ciliata Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Scoparia dulcis Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 14633
Selaginella arenicola Present Native Not Introduced Native 21159
Senna occidentalis Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 14633
Serenoa repens Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Sesuvium portulacastrum Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Setaria parviflora Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Seymeria pectinata Present Native Not Introduced Native 21159
Sida acuta Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 21159
Sida cordifolia Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 14633
Sida rhombifolia Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 14633
Sisyrinchium xerophyllum Present Native Not Introduced Native 21159
Smilax auriculata Present Native Not Introduced Native 21159
Solanum americanum Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 14633
Solidago fistulosa Present Native Not Introduced Native 21159
Solidago odora var. chapmanii Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Solidago sempervirens Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Sorghastrum secundum Present Native Not Introduced Native 21159
Spartina alterniflora var. glabra Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Spartina bakeri Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Spartina patens Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Spermacoce verticillata Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 14633
Sphagneticola trilobata Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Potentially Invasive 14633
Sporobolus indicus Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 14633
Sporobolus pyramidalis Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Not Invasive 21159
Stenotaphrum secundatum Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 14633
Stipulicida setacea Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Stylisma villosa Present Native Not Introduced Native 21159
Stylosanthes hamata Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 14633
Syngonanthus flavidulus Present Native Not Introduced Native 21159
Thespesia populnea Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 14633
Tillandsia balbisiana Present Native Not Introduced Native 21159
Tillandsia fasciculata var. densispica Present Native Not Introduced Native 21159
Tillandsia flexuosa Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Tillandsia paucifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 21159
Tillandsia recurvata Present Native Not Introduced Native 21159
Tillandsia setacea Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Tillandsia usneoides Present Native Not Introduced Native 21159
Tillandsia utriculata Present Native Not Introduced Native 21159
Tolumnia bahamensis Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Toxicodendron radicans Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Tribulus cistoides Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Potentially Invasive 14633
Trichostema dichotomum Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Tridax procumbens Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 14633
Uniola paniculata Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Urena lobata Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 14633
Urochloa distachya Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 14633
Utricularia gibba Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Utricularia subulata Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Vaccinium myrsinites Present Native Not Introduced Native 21159
Verbesina virginica Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Vigna luteola Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Vitis rotundifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 21159
Vitis shuttleworthii Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Woodwardia virginica Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Ximenia americana Present Native Not Introduced Native 21159
Xyris brevifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Xyris elliottii Present Native Not Introduced Native 14633
Xyris flabelliformis Present Native Not Introduced Native 21159
Xyris jupicai Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 14633
Zoysia matrella var. pacifica Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Potentially Invasive 14633


References for Jupiter Ridge Natural Area:
Bradley, K.A. and S.W. Woodmansee. 2000. Observations of vascular plants at Jupiter Ridge Natural area, Palm Beach County, Florida. 9 August 2000. Institute for Regional Conservation. Miami, Florida.
Bradley, K.A., & S.W. Woodmansee. 2000. Personal observations of vascular plants at Jupiter Ridge Natural Area, Palm Beach County, Florida. August 2000. Institute for Regional Conservation. Miami, Florida.
Ecohorizons, Inc. and Palm Beach County Environmental Resource Management. 1996. Management plan for Jupiter Ridge Natural Area, October 1996. West Palm Beach: Palm Beach County Environmental Resource Management.
Farnsworth, S. 1994. Plant list – Jupiter Ridge – ecosite 54. Updated 12/12/94. In files of The Institute for Regional Conservation, Miami, FL.
Farnsworth, S. 2001. Personal communication on 17 August 2001 via email. Institute for Regional Conservation. Miami, Florida.
Griffiths, Frank. 2001. Personal communication on 27 August 2001 via telephone conversation. Institute for Regional Conservation. Miami, Florida.
Krum, K. & B. Hovde. 2002. Floristic monitoring at the Jupiter Ridge Natural Area, Palm Beach County. 17 & 18 May 2002.
Krum, K. 2002. Floristic monitoring at the Jupiter Ridge Natural Area, Palm Beach County. 10 April 2002.
United States Fish and Wildlife Service. 2000. South Florida Multi-Species Recovery Plan. Atlanta: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.


Vouchers for Jupiter Ridge Natural Area:
Bradley & Woodmansee s.n, FTG
Gann & Bradley s.n., FTG