Coastal Grassland

There are 93 taxa reported for the Coastal Grassland habitat.

Coastal flatland with sand substrate; xeric-mesic; subtropical or temperate; occasional fire; grasses, herbs, and shrubs with or without slash pine and/or cabbage palm.
Habitats:
Scientific Name: Common Name: South Florida Native Status:
Agave decipiens False-sisal Native
Agave sisalana Sisal-hemp Not Native, Naturalized
Alternanthera flavescens Yellow joyweed Native
Andropogon glomeratus var. pumilus Common bushy bluestem Native
Aristida patula Tall threeawn Native
Aristida purpurascens Arrowfeather threeawn Native
Baccharis halimifolia Saltbush, Groundsel tree, Sea-myrtle Native
Bidens alba var. radiata Spanish-needles Native
Borrichia frutescens Silver sea-oxeye-daisy, Bushy seaside oxeye Native
Bouteloua hirsuta Hairy grama Native
Buchnera americana American bluehearts Native
Cassytha filiformis Lovevine, Devil’s gut Native
Casuarina equisetifolia Australian-pine, Horsetail casuarina Not Native, Naturalized
Cenchrus echinatus Southern sandbur Native
Cenchrus incertus Coastal sandbur Native
Chamaecrista fasciculata Partridge pea Native
Chiococca parvifolia Pineland snowberry Native
Cirsium horridulum Purple thistle Native
Cnidoscolus stimulosus Tread-softly, Finger-rot, 7-minute-itch Native
Coccoloba uvifera Seagrape Native
Commelina erecta Whitemouth dayflower Native
Conocarpus erectus Buttonwood Native
Crotalaria pumila Low rattlebox Native
Croton glandulosus var. floridanus Florida vente conmigo Native
Croton glandulosus var. septentrionalis Vente conmigo Native
Croton punctatus Beach-tea, Gulf croton Native
Cyperus planifolius Flatleaf flatsedge Native
Dalbergia ecastaphyllum Coinvine Native
Eragrostis pectinacea var. tracyi Sanibel Island love grass Native
Eriochloa michauxii var. michauxii Longleaf cup grass, Michaux’s cup grass Native
Eriochloa michauxii var. simpsonii Simpson's cup grass Native
Ernodea littoralis Beach-creeper, Golden-creeper, Coughbush Native
Euphorbia cyathophora Paintedleaf, Fire-on-the-mountain Native
Euphorbia mesembryanthemifolia Seaside spurge, Coastal beach sandmat Native
Eustachys petraea Common fingergrass, Pinewoods fingergrass Native
Eustoma exaltatum Seaside gentian, Marshgentian Native
Fimbristylis cymosa Hurricane sedge, Hurricanegrass Not Native, Naturalized
Fimbristylis spadicea Marsh fimbry Native
Flaveria floridana Florida yellowtops Native
Flaveria linearis Narrowleaf yellowtops Native
Heliotropium angiospermum Scorpionstail Native
Heliotropium polyphyllum Pineland heliotrope Native
Heteropogon contortus Tanglehead Doubtfully Native
Heterotheca subaxillaris Camphorweed Native
Iva imbricata Beach-elder, Seacoast marshelder Native
Lantana depressa var. sanibelensis West coast lantana, Sanibel shrubverbena Native
Lantana involucrata Wild-sage, Buttonsage Native
Leptochloa dubia Green spangletop, Green sprangletop Native
Maytenus phyllanthoides Florida mayten Native
Melanthera nivea Snow squarestem Native
Melothria pendula Creeping-cucumber Native
Muhlenbergia capillaris Muhlygrass, Hairawnmuhly Native
Myrica cerifera Wax myrtle, Southern Bayberry Native
Oenothera humifusa Seaside evening-primrose Native
Opuntia humifusa Pricklypear Native
Opuntia stricta Erect pricklypear Native
Panicum amarum Beachgrass, Bitter panicgrass Native
Panicum virgatum Switchgrass Native
Paspalum setaceum Thin paspalum Native
Pentalinon luteum Wild-allamanda, Hammock viperstail Native
Phyla nodiflora Turkey tangle fogfruit, Capeweed, Frogfruit Native
Phyllanthus abnormis Drummond's leafflower Native
Physalis walteri Walter’s groundcherry Native
Pithecellobium keyense Florida Keys blackbead Native
Pithecellobium unguis-cati Cat’s-claw, Catclaw blackbead Native
Polygala violacea Candyweed, Showy milkwort Native
Portulaca oleracea Purslane, Little hogweed Doubtfully Native
Portulaca rubricaulis Stalked purslane, Redstem purslane Native
Randia aculeata White indigoberry Native
Rhynchospora colorata Starrush whitetop Native
Sabal palmetto Cabbage palm Native
Scaevola plumieri Inkberry, Beachberry, Gullfeed Native
Scaevola taccada Beach naupaka Not Native, Naturalized
Schinus terebinthifolius Brazilian-pepper Not Native, Naturalized
Schizachyrium sanguineum Crimson bluestem Native
Serenoa repens Saw palmetto Native
Sesuvium portulacastrum Perennial sea-purslane, Shoreline seapurslane Native
Smilax auriculata Earleaf greenbrier Native
Solidago sempervirens Seaside goldenrod Native
Sophora tomentosa var. truncata Yellow necklacepod Native
Spartina patens Marshhay cordgrass, Saltmeadow cordgrass Native
Sporobolus virginicus Seashore dropseed Native
Stenaria nigricans var. nigricans Diamond flowers Native
Suriana maritima Baycedar Native
Tillandsia fasciculata var. densispica Stiff-leaved wild-pine, Cardinal airplant Native
Tillandsia flexuosa Banded wild-pine, Twisted airplant Native
Tillandsia recurvata Ball-moss Native
Tillandsia utriculata Giant wild-pine, Giant airplant Native
Trichostema dichotomum Forked bluecurls Native
Uniola paniculata Sea-oats Native
Vigna luteola Cow-pea, Hairypod cowpea Native
Waltheria indica Sleepy morning Native
Yucca aloifolia Spanish-bayonet, Aloe yucca Native