Swale

There are 109 taxa reported for the Swale habitat.

Broad, shallow channel with sand/peat substrate; seasonally inundated, flowing water; subtropical or temperate; frequent or occasional fire; sawgrass, maidencane, pickerelweed, and/or mixed emergents.
Habitats:
Scientific Name: Common Name: South Florida Native Status:
Acrostichum danaeifolium Giant leather fern Native
Alternanthera philoxeroides Alligatorweed Not Native, Naturalized
Amaranthus australis Southern water-hemp, Southern amaranth Native
Azolla caroliniana Carolina Mosquito Fern Native
Bacopa caroliniana Lemon hyssop, Lemon bacopa, Blue waterhyssop Native
Bidens mitis Smallfruit beggarticks Native
Blechnum serrulatum Swamp fern, Toothed midsorus fern Native
Boehmeria cylindrica Button-hemp, False nettle, Bog hemp Native
Canna flaccida Golden canna, Bandana-of-the-everglades Native
Cephalanthus occidentalis Common buttonbush Native
Ceratophyllum demersum Hornwort, Coontail Native
Chrysobalanus icaco Coco-plum Native
Cladium jamaicense Saw-grass, Jamaica swamp sawgrass Native
Coelorachis rugosa Wrinkled jointtail grass Native
Crinum americanum Swamp-lily, Seven-sisters, String-lily Native
Cuscuta gronovii Scaldweed Native
Cyperus articulatus Jointed flatsedge Native
Cyperus haspan Haspan flatsedge Native
Cyperus odoratus Fragrant flatsedge Native
Diodia virginiana Buttonweed, Virginia buttonweed Native
Echinochloa crus-galli Barnyardgrass Not Native, Naturalized
Echinochloa walteri Coast cockspur Native
Eleocharis cellulosa Gulf Coast spikerush Native
Eleocharis elongata Slim spikerush Native
Eleocharis flavescens Yellow spikerush, Pale spikerush Native
Eleocharis geniculata Canada spikerush Native
Eleocharis interstincta Knotted spikerush Native
Encyclia tampensis Florida butterfly orchid Native
Ficus microcarpa Laurel fig, Indian laurel Not Native, Naturalized
Fuirena scirpoidea Southern umbrellasedge Native
Funastrum clausum Whitevine, White twinevine Native
Helianthus agrestis Southeastern sunflower Native
Hibiscus grandiflorus Swamp hibiscus, Swamp rosemallow Native
Hydrocotyle umbellata Manyflower marshpennywort Native
Hydrocotyle verticillata var. verticillata Whorled marshpennywort Native
Hydrolea spinosa Spiny false fiddleleaf Not Native, Naturalized
Hymenachne amplexicaulis Trompetilla Not Native, Naturalized
Hymenocallis palmeri Alligatorlily Native
Ilex cassine Dahoon holly, Dahoon Native
Ipomoea sagittata Everglades morningglory Native
Juncus megacephalus Bighead rush Native
Juncus paludosus Native
Kosteletzkya virginica Virginia saltmarsh mallow Native
Leersia hexandra Southern cutgrass Native
Leptochloa fusca subsp. fascicularis Bearded spangletop, Bearded sprangletop Native
Lobelia glandulosa Glade lobelia Native
Ludwigia alata Winged primrosewillow Native
Ludwigia octovalvis Mexican primrosewillow Native
Ludwigia peruviana Peruvian primrosewillow Not Native, Naturalized
Lygodium microphyllum Small-leaf climbing fern Not Native, Naturalized
Lythrum alatum var. lanceolatum Winged loosestrife Native
Lythrum flagellare Florida loosestrife Native
Magnolia virginiana Sweet-bay Native
Melaleuca quinquenervia Punktree Not Native, Naturalized
Mikania scandens Climbing hempweed, Climbing hempvine Native
Najas guadalupensis Southern waternymph Native
Nuphar lutea subsp. advena Spatterdock, Yellow Pondlily Native
Nymphaea odorata American white waterlily Native
Nymphoides aquatica Big floatingheart Native
Oryza rufipogon Wild red rice Not Native, Naturalized
Osmunda regalis var. spectabilis Royal fern Native
Panicum hemitomon Maidencane Native
Panicum rigidulum Redtop panicum Native
Paspalidium geminatum Egyptian paspalidium Native
Peltandra virginica Green arum, Green arrow arum Native
Persea palustris Swamp bay Native
Phragmites australis Common reed Native
Phyla stoechadifolia Southern fogfruit Native
Polygonum hydropiperoides Mild water-pepper, Swamp smartweed Native
Polygonum punctatum Dotted smartweed Native
Pontederia cordata Pickerelweed Native
Potamogeton illinoensis Illinois pondweed Native
Proserpinaca palustris Mermaid weed, Marsh mermaidweed Native
Proserpinaca pectinata Mermaid weed, Combleaf mermaidweed Native
Rhizophora mangle Red mangrove Native
Rhynchospora colorata Starrush whitetop Native
Rhynchospora corniculata Shortbristle horned beaksedge Native
Rhynchospora nitens Shortbeak beaksedge Native
Rhynchospora odorata Fragrant beaksedge Native
Rhynchospora tracyi Tracy’s beaksedge Native
Rorippa palustris Marsh-cress, Bog yellowcress Native
Sabal palmetto Cabbage palm Native
Sabatia stellaris Rose-of-Plymouth Native
Saccharum giganteum Sugarcane plumegrass Native
Sagittaria filiformis Threadleaf arrowhead Native
Sagittaria lancifolia Bulltongue arrowhead, lance-leaved arrowhead Native
Sagittaria latifolia Broadleaf arrowhead, common arrowhead, duck potato Native
Salix caroliniana Coastal Plain willow Native
Sambucus nigra subsp. canadensis Elderberry, American elder Native
Samolus valerandi subsp. parviflorus Pineland pimpernel, Seaside brookweed Native
Saururus cernuus Lizard's tail Native
Schinus terebinthifolius Brazilian-pepper Not Native, Naturalized
Schoenolirion albiflorum Sunnybells, White sunnybell Native
Schoenoplectus pungens Sword-grass, Threesquare bulrush Native
Schoenoplectus tabernaemontani Softstem bulrush Native
Sesbania herbacea Danglepod Native
Setaria magna Giant bristlegrass Native
Spartina bakeri Sand cordgrass Native
Thalia geniculata Alligatorflag, Fireflag Native
Thelypteris interrupta Interrupted maiden fern, Hottentot fern Native
Tillandsia recurvata Ball-moss Native
Typha domingensis Southern cat-tail Native
Typha latifolia Common cat-tail, Broadleaf cattail Native
Utricularia foliosa Leafy bladderwort Native
Utricularia purpurea Eastern purple bladderwort Native
Utricularia radiata Little floating bladderwort Native
Utricularia resupinata Small purple bladderwort Native
Vallisneria americana Tape-grass, American eel-grass Native
Zephyranthes simpsonii Rain-lily, Redmargin zephyrlily Native