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There are 1026 taxa reported for the Florida Keys.


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Scientific Name: Common Name: Native Status:
Caesalpinia bonduc Gray nicker-bean Native
Caesalpinia major Yellow nicker-bean Native
Caesalpinia pauciflora Fewflower holdback Native
Caesalpinia pulcherrima Pride-of-barbados, Dwarf poinciana Not Native, Naturalized
Cajanus cajan Pigeonpea Not Native, Naturalized
Cakile lanceolata Coastal searocket Native
Callicarpa americana American beautyberry Native
Callisia fragrans Basketplant Not Native, Naturalized
Calophyllum antillanum Santa Maria, Galba Not Native, Naturalized
Calophyllum inophyllum Beautyleaf, Alexandrian laurel Not Native, Naturalized
Calyptocarpus vialis Straggler-daisy Not Native, Naturalized
Calyptranthes pallens Spicewood, Pale lidflower Native
Calyptranthes zuzygium Myrtle-of-the-river Native
Calystegia sepium subsp. limnophila Hedge bindweed, Hedge false bindweed Doubtfully Native
Campyloneurum phyllitidis Long strap fern Native
Canavalia rosea Beach-bean, Baybean, Seaside jackbean Native
Canella winterana Cinnamon bark, Pepper cinnamon Native
Cannabis sativa Marijuana, Hemp Not Native, Naturalized
Capraria biflora Goatweed Native
Capsicum annuum var. glabriusculum Bird pepper, Cayenne pepper Native
Capsicum frutescens Tabasco pepper
Cardiospermum corindum Balloonvine, Heartseed Native
Cardiospermum halicacabum var. halicacabum Balloonvine, Love-in-a-puff
Cardiospermum halicacabum var. microcarpum Balloonvine, Heartseed Possibly Extirpated
Carica papaya Papaya Native
Carissa macrocarpa Natal-plum Not Native, Naturalized
Caryota mitis Burmese fishtail palm Not Native, Cultivated Only
Casasia clusiifolia Sevenyear-apple Native
Cassia fistula Golden shower Not Native, Naturalized
Cassytha filiformis Lovevine, Devil’s gut Native
Casuarina cunninghamiana Beefwood, River sheoak Not Native, Naturalized
Casuarina equisetifolia Australian-pine, Horsetail casuarina Not Native, Naturalized
Casuarina glauca Suckering Australian-pine, Gray sheoak Not Native, Naturalized
Catesbaea parviflora Smallflower lilythorn Native
Catharanthus roseus Madagascar-periwinkle Not Native, Naturalized
Catopsis berteroniana Powdery strap airplant Possibly Extirpated
Celosia nitida West Indian cock’s comb Native
Cenchrus brownii Slimbristle sandbur Presumed Extirpated
Cenchrus echinatus Southern sandbur Native
Cenchrus gracillimus Slender sandbur Native
Cenchrus incertus Coastal sandbur Native
Cenchrus myosuroides Big sandbur Native
Cenchrus tribuloides Sanddune sandbur Native
Centella asiatica Coinwort, Spadeleaf Native
Centrosema virginianum Spurred butterfly-pea Native
Ceratonia siliqua Carob, Locust bean, St. John's bread Not Native, Cultivated Only
Ceratophyllum muricatum subsp. australe Prickly hornwort Presumed Extirpated
Cereus repandus Bishop cactus, Peruvian apple cactus Not Native, Naturalized
Cestrum diurnum Dayflowering jessamine Not Native, Naturalized
Cestrum nocturnum Nightflowering jessamine Not Native, Naturalized
Chamaecrista deeringiana Deering partridge pea Presumed Extirpated
Chamaecrista fasciculata Partridge pea
Chamaecrista lineata var. keyensis Keys partidge-pea, Narrowpod sensitive pea Native
Chamaecrista nictitans var. aspera Hairy sensitive-pea, Hairy partridge-pea Native
Chamaedorea seifrizii Bamboo palm Not Native, Naturalized
Chaptalia albicans White sunbonnets Native
Chenopodium album Lamb's-quarters Not Native, Naturalized
Chenopodium ambrosioides Mexican tea Not Native, Naturalized
Chenopodium berlandieri Pitseed goosefoot Not Native, Naturalized
Chenopodium murale Nettleleaf goosefoot Not Native, Naturalized
Chiococca alba Common snowberry, Milkberry Native
Chiococca parvifolia Pineland snowberry Native
Chloris elata Tall windmillgrass Presumed Extirpated
Chromolaena frustrata Cape Sable thoroughwort Native
Chromolaena odorata Jack-in-the-bush Native
Chrysobalanus icaco Coco-plum Native
Chrysophyllum oliviforme Satinleaf Native
Cienfuegosia yucatanensis Yucatan flymallow Native
Cirsium horridulum Purple thistle Native
Cissus quadrangula Veldt-grape Not Native, Cultivated Only
Cissus trifoliata Marinevine, Sorrelvine Native
Cissus verticillata Possum-grape, Seasonvine Native
Citharexylum spinosum Florida fiddlewood Native
Citrullus lanatus Watermelon, Citron Not Native, Naturalized
Citrus medica Citron Not Native, Cultivated Only
Citrus reticulata Tangerine Not Native, Cultivated Only
Citrus sinensis Sweet orange Not Native, Cultivated Only
Citrus x aurantiifolia Key lime Not Native, Naturalized
Citrus x aurantium Sour orange Not Native, Cultivated Only
Citrus x limon Lemon Not Native, Cultivated Only
Citrus x limonia Mandarin lime Not Native, Naturalized
Citrus x paradisi Grapefruit Not Native, Naturalized
Cladium jamaicense Saw-grass, Jamaica swamp sawgrass Native
Clerodendrum speciosissimum Javanese glorybower Not Native, Naturalized
Clitoria ternatea var. ternatea Asian pigeonwings Not Native, Naturalized
Clusia rosea Pitch-apple Native
Cnidoscolus stimulosus Tread-softly, Finger-rot, 7-minute-itch Native
Coccoloba diversifolia Pigeonplum, Tietongue Native
Coccoloba uvifera Seagrape Native
Coccothrinax argentata Florida silver palm Native
Coccothrinax barbadensis Puerto Rico silver palm Not Native, Cultivated Only
Cocos nucifera Coconut palm Not Native, Naturalized
Codiaeum variegatum var. pictum Garden-croton Not Native, Cultivated Only
Coelorachis rugosa Wrinkled jointtail grass Possibly Extirpated
Colocasia esculenta Wild taro, Dasheen, Coco-yam Not Native, Naturalized
Colubrina arborescens Coffee colubrina, Greenheart Native
Colubrina asiatica Latherleaf, Asian nakedwood Not Native, Naturalized
Colubrina cubensis var. floridana Florida snake-bark, Cuban nakedwood Presumed Extirpated
Colubrina elliptica Nakedwood, Soldierwood Native
Commelina diffusa var. diffusa Common dayflower Not Native, Naturalized
Commelina erecta Whitemouth dayflower Native
Conocarpus erectus Buttonwood Native
Conoclinium coelestinum Blue mistflower
Consolea corallicola Semaphore pricklypear Native
Conyza canadensis Dwarf Canadian horseweed Native
Corchorus siliquosus Slippery burr Native
Cordia sebestena Orange geigertree, Largeleaf geigertree Native
Cordyline fruticosa Tiplant Not Native, Cultivated Only
Coreopsis leavenworthii Leavenworth's tickseed Native
Cosmos caudatus Wild cosmos Not Native, Naturalized
Crescentia cujete Black calabash Not Native, Cultivated Only
Crossopetalum ilicifolium Quailberry, Christmasberry Native
Crossopetalum rhacoma Rhacoma, Maidenberry Native
Crotalaria incana Shakeshake Not Native, Naturalized
Crotalaria pallida var. obovata Smooth rattlebox Not Native, Naturalized
Crotalaria pumila Low rattlebox Native
Crotalaria retusa Rattleweed Not Native, Naturalized
Crotalaria rotundifolia Rabbitbells Native
Crotalaria spectabilis Showy rattlebox Not Native, Naturalized
Croton glandulosus var. septentrionalis Vente conmigo Possibly Extirpated
Croton humilis Pepperbush Presumed Extirpated
Croton linearis Pineland croton, Grannybush Native
Croton punctatus Beach-tea, Gulf croton Not Native, Cultivated Only
Cryptostegia grandiflora Palay rubbervine Not Native, Naturalized
Cryptostegia madagascariensis Madagascar rubbervine Not Native, Naturalized
Cupania glabra American toadwood Native
Cupaniopsis anacardioides Carrotwood Not Native, Naturalized
Cuscuta americana American dodder Presumed Extirpated
Cuscuta pentagona Fiveangled dodder Native
Cuscuta umbellata Flatglobe dodder Possibly Extirpated
Cyanthillium cinereum Little ironweed Not Native, Naturalized
Cycas circinalis Sago-palm, Queen sago Not Native, Cultivated Only
Cycas revoluta Sago-palm, Japanese sago-palm Not Native, Cultivated Only
Cyclospermum leptophyllum Marsh parsley Not Native, Naturalized
Cymbopogon citratus Lemongrass Not Native, Cultivated Only
Cynodon dactylon var. dactylon Bermuda grass Not Native, Naturalized
Cynophalla flexuosa Limber caper, Bayleaf capertree Native
Cyperus compressus Poorland flatsedge Native
Cyperus croceus Baldwin’s flatsedge Doubtfully Native
Cyperus cuspidatus Coastalplain flatsedge Presumed Extirpated
Cyperus elegans Royal flatsedge Native
Cyperus esculentus Yellow nut-grass, Chufa flatsedge Not Native, Naturalized
Cyperus filiculmis Wiry flatsedge
Cyperus flavescens Yellow flatsedge Doubtfully Native
Cyperus floridanus Florida flatsedge Native
Cyperus fuligineus Limestone flatsedge Native
Cyperus involucratus Umbrella plant Not Native, Naturalized
Cyperus iria Ricefield flatsedge Not Native, Naturalized
Cyperus lentiginosus Latin American flatsedge Not Native, Naturalized
Cyperus ligularis Swamp flatsedge Native
Cyperus odoratus Fragrant flatsedge Native
Cyperus ovatus Pinebarren flatsedge Native
Cyperus planifolius Flatleaf flatsedge Native
Cyperus polystachyos Manyspike flatsedge Native
Cyperus rotundus Nut-grass Not Native, Naturalized
Cyperus squarrosus Bearded flatsedge Native
Cyperus surinamensis Tropical flatsedge Doubtfully Native
Cyperus tetragonus Fourangle flatsedge
Cyrtomium falcatum Japanese netvein holly fern Not Native, Naturalized
Cyrtopodium punctatum Cowhorn orchid, Cigar orchid Native