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Long Key State Park
County: Monroe County (Keys)
Size: 911.19 acres
Latitude: 24.81694º Longitude: -80.82º
Managing Agency: Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Recreation and Parks

There are 294 taxa reported for
Long Key State Park

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Scientific Name: Occurrence: Native Status: Introduced Status: Invasive Status: Cultivated Status: Reference: Voucher:
Abutilon permolle Reported 16164
Acanthocereus tetragonus Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Acrostichum aureum Reported 16164
Acrostichum danaeifolium Present Native Not Introduced Native 20416
Agalinis maritima Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Agave decipiens Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Agave sisalana Reported 16164
Ageratum maritimum Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Alternanthera flavescens Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Alternanthera maritima Reported 16164
Amaranthus blitum Reported 16164
Amaranthus spinosus Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 20415
Ambrosia artemisiifolia Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 20415
Ammannia coccinea Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated Not Introduced Native
Ammannia latifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Amyris elemifera Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Andropogon glomeratus var. pumilus Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 16875
Argythamnia blodgettii Present Native Not Introduced Native 20415
Atriplex cristata Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Avicennia germinans Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Baccharis halimifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Bacopa monnieri Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 16875
Batis maritima Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Bidens alba var. radiata Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 16875
Blutaparon vermiculare Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Boerhavia diffusa Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 16875
Borrichia arborescens Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Borrichia frutescens Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Bothriochloa pertusa Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 16875
Bougainvillea glabra Present Not Native, Cultivated Only Not Introduced Cultivated Only Cultivated 20415
Bourreria succulenta Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Bourreria tomentosa Recorded as Present in Error 17571
Bursera simaruba Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Caesalpinia bonduc Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Cakile lanceolata Present Native Not Introduced Native 20415
Calyptocarpus vialis Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 20415
Canavalia rosea Reported 16164
Capraria biflora Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Carica papaya Present Native Not Introduced Native 20415
Carissa macrocarpa Present Not Native, Cultivated Only Not Introduced Cultivated Only Cultivated 20415
Casasia clusiifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native Cultivated 16875
Cassytha filiformis Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Casuarina equisetifolia Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 16875
Cenchrus echinatus Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Cenchrus incertus Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 16875
Centella asiatica Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 20415
Cereus repandus Recorded as Present in Error Not Native, Cultivated Only Not Introduced Cultivated Only Cultivated 0
Chenopodium ambrosioides Reported 16164
Chiococca alba Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Chromolaena frustrata Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875 8422
Cienfuegosia yucatanensis Present Native Not Introduced Native 16922 1997
Citharexylum spinosum Reported 16164
Coccoloba diversifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native Cultivated 16875
Coccoloba uvifera Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Coccothrinax argentata Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Cocos nucifera Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 16875
Codiaeum variegatum var. pictum Present Not Native, Cultivated Only Not Introduced Cultivated Only Cultivated 20415
Colubrina arborescens Reported 16164
Colubrina asiatica Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 16875
Commelina erecta Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Conocarpus erectus Present Native Not Introduced Native Cultivated 16875
Conoclinium coelestinum Doubtfully Present 16875
Cordia sebestena Present Native Not Introduced Native 20415
Crossopetalum rhacoma Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Cuscuta umbellata Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated Not Introduced 47503
Cyanthillium cinereum Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 20415
Cynodon dactylon var. dactylon Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Potentially Invasive 16875
Cynophalla flexuosa Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Cyperus croceus Present Doubtfully Native Assumed to be Introduced Ruderal 16875
Cyperus elegans Present Native Not Introduced Native 16164 4557
Cyperus esculentus Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 20415
Cyperus fuligineus Present Native Not Introduced Native 16164 18789
Cyperus ligularis Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Cyperus ovatus Reported 16164
Cyperus planifolius Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Cyperus surinamensis Present Doubtfully Native Assumed to be Introduced Ruderal 20415
Dactyloctenium aegyptium Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 16875
Delonix regia Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive Formerly Cultivated 20415
Desmanthus virgatus Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Desmodium incanum Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 20415
Dicliptera sexangularis Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Digitaria ciliaris Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 20415
Distichlis spicata Reported 16164
Dracaena marginata Present Not Native, Cultivated Only Not Introduced Cultivated Only Cultivated 20415
Drypetes diversifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Drypetes lateriflora Present Native Not Introduced Native 20416
Eclipta prostrata Present Doubtfully Native Assumed to be Introduced Ruderal 20415
Eleusine indica Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 16875
Emilia fosbergii Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 20415
Encyclia tampensis Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Epipremnum pinnatum cv. Aureum Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 20415
Eragrostis amabilis Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 16875
Eragrostis ciliaris Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 16875
Eragrostis prolifera Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 16875
Erithalis fruticosa Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Ernodea littoralis Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Eugenia axillaris Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Eugenia foetida Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Euphorbia blodgettii Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Euphorbia cyathophora Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Euphorbia garberi Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875 2479
Euphorbia graminea Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Potentially Invasive 20415
Euphorbia heterophylla Reported 16164
Euphorbia hirta Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 20415
Euphorbia hyssopifolia Reported 16164
Euphorbia mesembryanthemifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Eustachys petraea Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Eustoma exaltatum Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Evolvulus alsinoides var. alsinoides Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated Not Introduced Native 16164 1749
Evolvulus convolvuloides Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875 1224
Exothea paniculata Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Ficus benjamina Present Not Native, Cultivated Only Not Introduced Cultivated Only Cultivated 20415
Ficus citrifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Ficus elastica Present Not Native, Cultivated Only Not Introduced Cultivated Only Cultivated 20415
Fimbristylis cymosa Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 16875
Fimbristylis spadicea Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Flaveria linearis Reported 16164
Flaveria trinervia Reported 16164
Forestiera segregata Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Funastrum clausum Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Galactia parvifolia Reported 15082
Galactia striata Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Gossypium hirsutum Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Guaiacum sanctum Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Guapira discolor Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875 4508
Guettarda elliptica Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Gymnanthes lucida Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Halodule wrightii Present Native Not Introduced Native 20415
Heliotropium angiospermum Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Heliotropium curassavicum Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Herissantia crispa Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875 1260
Hibiscus poeppigii Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875 4538
Hibiscus rosa-sinensis Present Not Native, Cultivated Only Not Introduced Cultivated Only Cultivated 20415
Hibiscus tiliaceus var. tiliaceus Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 20415
Hydrocotyle umbellata Present Doubtfully Native Assumed to be Introduced Ruderal 20415
Hylocereus undatus Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Potentially Invasive Formerly Cultivated 20415
Hymenocallis latifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Indigofera miniata var. florida Reported 15391
Indigofera mucronata var. keyensis Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Indigofera spicata Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 20415
Ipomoea alba Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Ipomoea indica Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Ipomoea pes-caprae subsp. brasiliensis Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Ipomoea violacea Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Iresine diffusa Assumed to be Present Native Not Introduced Native 20415
Iva imbricata Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Jacquemontia pentanthos Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Jacquinia keyensis Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Krugiodendron ferreum Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Laguncularia racemosa Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Lantana involucrata Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875 4532
Lasiacis divaricata Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Lepidium virginicum Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 16875
Leptochloa dubia Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875 4535
Leucaena leucocephala Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Potentially Invasive 16875
Leucothrinax morrisii Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Limonium carolinianum Present Native Not Introduced Native 20415
Lycium carolinianum Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Lysiloma latisiliquum Present Native Not Introduced Native Cultivated 20415
Macroptilium atropurpureum Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 20416
Manilkara jaimiqui subsp. emarginata Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875 991
Manilkara zapota Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 20415
Maytenus phyllanthoides Present Native Not Introduced Native 20415
Melanthera nivea Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Mentzelia floridana Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Metastelma northropiae Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Metopium toxiferum Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Monanthochloe littoralis Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Morinda citrifolia Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 20415
Morinda royoc Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Myriopus volubilis Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875 4511
Najas guadalupensis Present Native Not Introduced Native 52132
Neptunia pubescens Reported 16164
Oeceoclades maculata Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 16875
Opuntia abjecta Present Native Not Introduced Native 16922
Opuntia stricta Present Native Not Introduced Native Cultivated 16875
Orthosia scoparia Reported 16164
Oxalis corniculata Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 16875
Panicum amarum Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Parietaria floridana Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Paspalidium chapmanii Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875 4509
Paspalum blodgettii Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Paspalum distichum Doubtfully Present 15392
Paspalum setaceum Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 16875
Paspalum vaginatum Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Passiflora suberosa Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Pentalinon luteum Present Native Not Introduced Native 20415
Phoenix dactylifera Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Potentially Invasive 20415
Phyla nodiflora Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 16875
Phyllanthus amarus Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 20415
Phyllanthus caroliniensis subsp. saxicola Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Phyllanthus tenellus Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 20415
Physalis walteri Reported 16164
Pilea microphylla Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 20415
Pilosocereus polygonus Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Piscidia piscipula Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Pisonia aculeata Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Pithecellobium keyense Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Pithecellobium unguis-cati Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875 4534
Pluchea odorata Reported 16164
Plumbago zeylanica Reported 16164
Polygala violacea Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 20415
Polypremum procumbens Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 16875
Portulaca oleracea Present Doubtfully Native Assumed to be Introduced Invasive 16875
Portulaca rubricaulis Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875 4540
Prosthechea boothiana var. erythronioides Reported 16164
Pseudophoenix sargentii Presumed Extirpated Presumed Extirpated Not Introduced Native Cultivated 16875 19565
Psychotria nervosa Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Quadrella cynophallophora Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Randia aculeata Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Reynosia septentrionalis Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Rhabdadenia biflora Reported 16164
Rhizophora mangle Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Rhynchosia minima Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Rivina humilis Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Rorippa palustris Doubtfully Present 16164
Ruellia blechum Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 20415
Ruppia maritima Present Native Not Introduced Native 20416
Sabal palmetto Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Salicornia bigelovii Present Native Not Introduced Native 20415
Sansevieria cylindrica Presumed Extirpated Not Native, Cultivated Only Not Introduced Not Invasive Formerly Cultivated
Sansevieria hyacinthoides Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 20415
Sapindus saponaria var. saponaria Present Native, Cultivated Only Not Introduced Native Cultivated 20415
Sarcocornia perennis Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Scaevola plumieri Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Scaevola taccada Possibly Extirpated Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 20415
Schaefferia frutescens Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Schinus terebinthifolius Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 16875
Schoepfia schreberi Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Senna mexicana var. chapmanii Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Sesbania herbacea Present Doubtfully Native Assumed to be Introduced Ruderal 16875
Sesuvium portulacastrum Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Setaria macrosperma Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875 4510
Setaria parviflora Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 16875
Seutera angustifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Sida abutifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 20415
Sida acuta Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 16875
Sida ciliaris Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 16875
Sida rhombifolia Reported 16164
Sideroxylon celastrinum Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Sideroxylon foetidissimum Present Native Not Introduced Native 20416
Smilax auriculata Doubtfully Present 15392
Smilax havanensis Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Solanum americanum Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 16875
Solanum bahamense Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Sonchus oleraceus Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 20415
Sophora tomentosa var. truncata Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Spartina patens Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Spartina spartinae Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Spermacoce keyensis Present Native Not Introduced Native 20415
Spermacoce remota Present Doubtfully Native Assumed to be Introduced Ruderal 16875
Sporobolus domingensis Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Sporobolus pyramidalis Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 16875
Sporobolus pyramidatus Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875 4539
Sporobolus virginicus Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Stachytarpheta jamaicensis Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Stenotaphrum secundatum Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 16875
Stylosanthes hamata Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 16875
Suaeda linearis Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Suriana maritima Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875 2591
Swietenia mahagoni Present Not Native, Cultivated Only Not Introduced Potentially Invasive Cultivated 16875
Symphyotrichum bahamense Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal 20415
Symphyotrichum tenuifolium Reported 15082
Syngonium podophyllum Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 20415
Syringodium filiforme Present Native Not Introduced Native 20415
Tecoma stans Present Not Native, Cultivated Only Not Introduced Cultivated Only Cultivated 20415
Thalassia testudinum Present Native Not Introduced Native 20415
Thespesia populnea Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 16875
Thrinax radiata Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Tillandsia fasciculata var. densispica Reported 16164
Tillandsia flexuosa Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated Not Introduced Native 16164
Tillandsia paucifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Tillandsia usneoides Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Tillandsia utriculata Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Tournefortia gnaphalodes Present Native Not Introduced Native 20415
Tradescantia spathacea Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 16875
Trianthema portulacastrum Present Native Not Introduced Native 20415
Tribulus cistoides Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Potentially Invasive 16875
Tridax procumbens Reported 16164
Turnera ulmifolia Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Potentially Invasive 20415
Typha domingensis Present Native Not Introduced Native
Uniola paniculata Present Native Not Introduced Native 20415
Urochloa adspersa Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Urochloa distachya Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal 16875
Vachellia choriophylla Present Not Native, Cultivated Only Not Introduced Cultivated Only Cultivated 20415
Vachellia farnesiana var. farnesiana Reported 15392
Varronia bullata subsp. humilis Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Vitex trifolia Possibly Extirpated Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Potentially Invasive 16875
Waltheria indica Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Washingtonia robusta Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Potentially Invasive Formerly Cultivated 20415
Ximenia americana Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875
Yucca aloifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native 20415
Yucca gigantea Present Not Native, Cultivated Only Not Introduced Cultivated Only Cultivated 20415
Zanthoxylum fagara Present Native Not Introduced Native 16875


References for Long Key State Park:
Adams, R.M., and A.N. Lima. 1994. The natural history of the Florida Keys tree-cactus, Pilosocereus robinii (Lemaire) Byles & Rowley. Report submitted to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Jacksonville.
Avery, G.N. 1983. Botanical notes of George Avery, south Florida botanist 1922 - 1983. Fairchild Tropical Garden Archives.
Avery, G.N. 1983. Botanical notes of George Avery, south Florida botanist 1922 - 1983. Fairchild Tropical Garden Archives.
Avery, G.N. 1983. Botanical notes of George Avery, south Florida botanist 1922 - 1983. Fairchild Tropical Garden Archives.
Avery, G.N. 1983. Botanical notes of George Avery, south Florida botanist 1922 - 1983. Fairchild Tropical Garden Archives.
Avery, G.N. 1983. Botanical notes of George Avery, south Florida botanist 1922 - 1983. Fairchild Tropical Garden Archives.
Avery, G.N. 1983. Botanical notes of George Avery, south Florida botanist 1922 - 1983. Fairchild Tropical Garden Archives.
Duquesnel, Janice. 1999. Personal observations of vascular plants at Long Key State Park, Monroe County, Florida. 23 March 1999. Institute for Regional Conservation. Miami, Florida.
Florida Park Service District 5. 1999. Long Key State Park vascular plant list: August 4, 1999. In files of The Institute for Regional Conservation, Miami, FL.
Gann, G.D., & J.A. Duquesnel. 1999. Observations of vascular plants at Long Key State Park, Monroe County, Florida. 17 December 1999. Insititute for Regional Conservation. Miami, Florida.
Gann, G.D., & J.A. Duquesnel. 2000. Observations of vascular plants at Long Key State Park, Monroe County, Florida. 17 March 2000. Insititute for Regional Conservation. Miami, Florida.
Gann, G.D., J.A. Duquesnel, & K.A. Bradley. 2000. Observations of vascular plants at Long Key State Park, Monroe County, Florida. 31 March 2000. Insititute for Regional Conservation. Miami, Florida.
Hammer, R.L. 1985. Preliminary checklist of vascular plants, Long Key State Recreation Area, Florida Bay side, west of landfill. November 1985. In files of The Institute for Regional Conservation, Miami, FL.
Hammer, R.L. 1995. Checklist ofvascular plants, Long Key State Recreation Area. Updated by Keith Bradley, Roger L. Hammer and Carol Lippincott, December 29, 1994. Emended by Roger L. Hammer Sept. 1995. In files of The Institute for Regional Conservation, Miami, FL.
Ross, M.S., and P.L. Ruiz. 1996. A study of the distribution of several South Florida endemic plants in the Florida Keys. Report submitted to the United States Fish and Wildlife Service. March 15, 1996. Miami: Southeastern Environmental Research Program, Florida International University.


Vouchers for Long Key State Park:
Avery 1084, FTG
Avery 1085, FTG
Beck 1509, FTG
Bradley 225, FTG
Bradley 226, FTG
Bradley 227, FTG
Bradley 228, FTG
Bradley 248, FTG
Bradley 249, FTG
Bradley 249, USF
Bradley 250, FTG
Bradley 251, FTG
Bradley 251, FTG
Bradley 252, FTG
Bradley 253, FTG
Bradley 254, FTG
Bradley 255, FTG
Bradley 256, FTG
Bradley 281, FTG
Bradley 282, FTG
Bradley et al. 224, FTG
Buckley 322, FTG
Curtiss 5637, GH
Gillis 11506, FTG
Herndon 1404, Voucher of Najas guadalupensis 1986, USF
Herndon 1405, FTG
Lippincott s.n., FTG
Small et al. 11592, NY
Tomlinson & Craighead 28467, FTG