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Boca Chica Beach

County: Monroe County (Keys)
Size: 6 acres
Managing Agency: Monroe County

There are 143 taxa reported for
Boca Chica Beach

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Scientific Name: Occurrence: Native Status: Introduced Status: Invasive Status: Cultivated Status: Reference: Voucher:
Agave decipiens Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21587
Agave sisalana Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 21333
Ageratum maritimum Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21587
Alternanthera flavescens Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21587
Ambrosia hispida Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21333
Atriplex cristata Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21333
Avicennia germinans Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21333
Baccharis halimifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21587
Batis maritima Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21333
Bidens alba var. radiata Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal Not Cultivated 21333
Blutaparon vermiculare Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21587
Boerhavia diffusa Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal Not Cultivated 21333
Borrichia arborescens Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21587
Borrichia frutescens Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21333
Bursera simaruba Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21333
Caesalpinia bonduc Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21333
Cakile lanceolata Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21333
Canavalia rosea Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21333
Capraria biflora Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21333
Carica papaya Present Native Not Introduced Native 21587
Casasia clusiifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21333
Cassia fistula Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive Not Cultivated 21587
Casuarina equisetifolia Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive Not Cultivated 21333
Catharanthus roseus Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Potentially Invasive Not Cultivated 21333
Cenchrus echinatus Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21333
Cenchrus incertus Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21333
Cenchrus tribuloides Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21587
Chamaecrista nictitans var. aspera Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal Not Cultivated 21333
Chiococca alba Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21587
Chiococca parvifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21587
Cissus verticillata Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21587
Coccoloba uvifera Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21333
Cocos nucifera Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 21333
Colubrina asiatica Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive Not Cultivated 21333
Commelina erecta Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21333
Conocarpus erectus Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21333
Conyza canadensis Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal Not Cultivated 21333
Cordia sebestena Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21333
Crotalaria pallida var. obovata Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal Not Cultivated 21333
Cynodon dactylon var. dactylon Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 21333
Cynophalla flexuosa Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21333
Cyperus esculentus Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive Not Cultivated 21333
Cyperus planifolius Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21333
Dactyloctenium aegyptium Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive Not Cultivated 21333
Desmanthus virgatus Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21333
Dicliptera sexangularis Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21333
Eleusine indica Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal Not Cultivated 21333
Eragrostis elliottii Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21587
Erithalis fruticosa Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21587
Eugenia axillaris Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21587
Eugenia foetida Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21333
Eupatorium serotinum Present Doubtfully Native Assumed to be Introduced Ruderal Not Cultivated 21333
Euphorbia blodgettii Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21333
Euphorbia cyathophora Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21333
Euphorbia mesembryanthemifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21333
Eustachys petraea Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal Not Cultivated 21333
Eustoma exaltatum Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21587
Evolvulus alsinoides var. alsinoides Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21333
Exothea paniculata Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21587
Ficus aurea Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21587
Fimbristylis cymosa Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive Not Cultivated 21587
Flaveria linearis Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21333
Flaveria trinervia Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal Not Cultivated 21333
Funastrum clausum Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21333
Galactia parvifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21587
Galactia striata Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21333
Guapira discolor Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21333
Helianthus debilis subsp. debilis Present Doubtfully Native Assumed to be Introduced Potentially Invasive Assumed to be Cultivated 21333 37573
Heliotropium angiospermum Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21333
Heliotropium curassavicum Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21333
Hylocereus undatus Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 21333
Hymenocallis latifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21333
Indigofera tinctoria Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal Not Cultivated 21333
Ipomoea alba Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21333
Ipomoea indica Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21587
Ipomoea pes-caprae subsp. brasiliensis Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21333
Ipomoea violacea Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21333
Iva imbricata Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21333
Jacquinia keyensis Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21587
Kalanchoe daigremontiana Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 21587
Kalanchoe pinnata Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 21587
Krugiodendron ferreum Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21587
Laguncularia racemosa Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21333
Lantana involucrata Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21333
Lepidium virginicum Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal Not Cultivated 21333
Manilkara jaimiqui subsp. emarginata Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21587
Melanthera nivea Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21333
Metopium toxiferum Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21587
Myriopus volubilis Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21333
Opuntia stricta Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21333
Panicum amarum Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21333
Paspalidium chapmanii Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21587
Paspalum caespitosum Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21333
Paspalum laxum Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21333
Paspalum setaceum Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal Not Cultivated 21333
Paspalum vaginatum Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21333
Passiflora suberosa Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21587
Pentalinon luteum Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21333
Phyla nodiflora Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal Not Cultivated 21333
Physalis angustifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21333
Piscidia piscipula Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21333
Pithecellobium keyense Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21333
Pluchea carolinensis Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal Not Cultivated 21333
Portulaca oleracea Present Doubtfully Native Assumed to be Introduced Ruderal Not Cultivated 21333
Quadrella cynophallophora Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21333
Reynosia septentrionalis Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21587
Rhizophora mangle Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21333
Rhynchosia minima Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21587
Rivina humilis Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21333
Sansevieria hyacinthoides Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 21333
Scaevola plumieri Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21333
Scaevola taccada Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 21333
Schinus terebinthifolius Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive Not Cultivated 21333
Schizachyrium gracile Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21587
Schizachyrium sanguineum Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21587
Selenicereus pteranthus Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 21333
Sesbania sericea Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Ruderal Not Cultivated 21587
Sesuvium portulacastrum Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21333
Setaria macrosperma Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21333
Seutera angustifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21333
Sida acuta Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21333
Sida ciliaris Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal Not Cultivated 21333
Sideroxylon celastrinum Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21587
Solanum bahamense Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21333
Spartina patens Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21333
Spartina spartinae Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21587
Sporobolus domingensis Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21333
Sporobolus virginicus Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21333
Stenotaphrum secundatum Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Invasive 21587
Stylosanthes hamata Present Native Not Introduced Ruderal Not Cultivated 21333
Suaeda linearis Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21587
Suriana maritima Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21333
Symphyotrichum tenuifolium Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21587
Terminalia catappa Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Not Invasive 21587
Thrinax radiata Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21587
Tournefortia gnaphalodes Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21333
Trianthema portulacastrum Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21333
Tribulus cistoides Present Not Native, Naturalized Introduced Potentially Invasive Not Cultivated 21333
Uniola paniculata Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21333
Urochloa adspersa Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21333
Waltheria indica Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21333
Ximenia americana Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21333
Yucca aloifolia Present Native Not Introduced Native Not Cultivated 21333


References for Boca Chica Beach:
Bradley, K.A., & S.W. Woodmansee. 2001. Observations of vascular plants at Boca Chica Beach, Boca Chica Key, Monroe County, Florida. 26 June 2001. Institute for Regional Conservation. Miami, Florida.
Bradley, K.A., & S.W. Woodmansee. 2001. Observations of vascular plants at Boca Chica Beach, Boca Chica Key, Monroe County, Florida. 6 June 2001. Institute for Regional Conservation. Miami, Florida.
Bradley, K.A., & S.W. Woodmansee. 2001. Personal observations of vascular plants at Boca Chica Beach, Boca Chica Key, Monroe County, Florida. 06 June 2001. Institute for Regional Conservation. Miami, Florida.
Bradley, K.A., & S.W. Woodmansee. 2001. Personal observations of vascular plants at Boca Chica Beach, Boca Chica Key, Monroe County, Florida. 26 June 2001. Institute for Regional Conservation. Miami, Florida.


Vouchers for Boca Chica Beach: