Beach Dune

There are 83 taxa reported for the Beach Dune habitat
in the Florida Keys

Active coastal dune with sand substrate; xeric; temperate or subtropical; occasional or rare fire; sea oats and/or mixed salt-spray tolerant grasses and herbs.
Habitats:
Scientific Name: Common Name: Florida Keys Native Status:
Agave sisalana Sisal-hemp Not Native, Naturalized
Alternanthera flavescens Yellow joyweed Native
Alternanthera maritima Seaside joyweed Native
Ambrosia hispida Beach ragweed, Coastal ragweed Native
Aristida purpurascens Arrowfeather threeawn Native
Atriplex cristata Beach orach, Crested saltbush Native
Avicennia germinans Black mangrove Native
Batis maritima Saltwort, Turtleweed Native
Bidens alba var. radiata Spanish-needles Native
Blutaparon vermiculare Samphire, Silverhead Native
Caesalpinia bonduc Gray nicker-bean Native
Cakile lanceolata Coastal searocket Native
Canavalia rosea Beach-bean, Baybean, Seaside jackbean Native
Casuarina equisetifolia Australian-pine, Horsetail casuarina Not Native, Naturalized
Cenchrus echinatus Southern sandbur Native
Cenchrus incertus Coastal sandbur Native
Cenchrus myosuroides Big sandbur Native
Cenchrus tribuloides Sanddune sandbur Native
Coccoloba uvifera Seagrape Native
Cocos nucifera Coconut palm Not Native, Naturalized
Colubrina asiatica Latherleaf, Asian nakedwood Not Native, Naturalized
Commelina erecta Whitemouth dayflower Native
Conocarpus erectus Buttonwood Native
Crotalaria pumila Low rattlebox Native
Croton glandulosus var. septentrionalis Vente conmigo Possibly Extirpated
Croton linearis Pineland croton, Grannybush Native
Croton punctatus Beach-tea, Gulf croton Not Native, Cultivated Only
Cuscuta umbellata Flatglobe dodder Possibly Extirpated
Cynodon dactylon var. dactylon Bermuda grass Not Native, Naturalized
Cyperus planifolius Flatleaf flatsedge Native
Dactyloctenium aegyptium Crow's-foot grass, Durban crowfootgrass Not Native, Naturalized
Dalbergia ecastaphyllum Coinvine Native
Ernodea littoralis Beach-creeper, Golden-creeper, Coughbush Native
Euphorbia bombensis Sand-dune spurge, Dixie sandmat Native
Euphorbia cyathophora Paintedleaf, Fire-on-the-mountain Native
Euphorbia mesembryanthemifolia Seaside spurge, Coastal beach sandmat Native
Euphorbia trichotoma Sanddune spurge Possibly Extirpated
Eustachys petraea Common fingergrass, Pinewoods fingergrass Native
Fimbristylis cymosa Hurricane sedge, Hurricanegrass Not Native, Naturalized
Galactia parvifolia Small-flowered milkpea Native
Helianthus debilis subsp. debilis East Coast dune sunflower Doubtfully Native
Heliotropium curassavicum Seaside heliotrope, Salt heliotrope Native
Hymenocallis latifolia Mangrove spiderlily, Perfumed spiderlily Native
Ipomoea imperati Beach morningglory Native
Ipomoea pes-caprae subsp. brasiliensis Railroad vine, Bayhops Native
Iva imbricata Beach-elder, Seacoast marshelder Native
Jacquemontia havanensis Havana clustervine Native
Lantana camara Shrubverbena Not Native, Naturalized
Leucaena leucocephala White leadtree Not Native, Naturalized
Melanthera nivea Snow squarestem Native
Morinda citrifolia Indian mulberry Not Native, Naturalized
Okenia hypogaea Beach-peanut, Burrowing four-o’clock Native
Opuntia humifusa Pricklypear
Opuntia stricta Erect pricklypear Native
Panicum amarum Beachgrass, Bitter panicgrass Native
Paspalum vaginatum Seashore paspalum Native
Phyllanthus abnormis Drummond's leafflower Presumed Extirpated or Extinct
Physalis angustifolia Coastal groundcherry Native
Physalis walteri Walter’s groundcherry Native
Polygala violacea Candyweed, Showy milkwort Native
Portulaca oleracea Purslane, Little hogweed Doubtfully Native
Portulaca rubricaulis Stalked purslane, Redstem purslane Native
Rhizophora mangle Red mangrove 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 maritimum Annual sea-purslane, Slender seapurslane Native
Sesuvium portulacastrum Perennial sea-purslane, Shoreline seapurslane Native
Sophora tomentosa var. truncata Yellow necklacepod Native
Spartina patens Marshhay cordgrass, Saltmeadow cordgrass Native
Sphagneticola trilobata Creeping wedelia, Creeping oxeye Not Native, Naturalized
Sporobolus virginicus Seashore dropseed Native
Stenotaphrum secundatum St. Augustine grass Not Native, Naturalized
Suaeda linearis Sea-blite, Annual seepweed Native
Suriana maritima Baycedar Native
Terminalia catappa Tropical-almond, West Indian-almond Not Native, Naturalized
Tournefortia gnaphalodes Sea-lavender, Sea-rosemary Native
Uniola paniculata Sea-oats Native
Vigna luteola Cow-pea, Hairypod cowpea Native
Yucca aloifolia Spanish-bayonet, Aloe yucca Native