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Baccharis dioica Vahl
Hammock groundsel, Broombush Falsewillow

Family: Asteraceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Shrub

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: South Florida, the West Indies and southern Mexico (Yucatan peninsula).

State of Florida Status: Endangered

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Presumed Extirpated

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Presumed Extirpated

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Presumed Extirpated

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

Comments: For more information, see IRC's species account.

Baccharis dioica
Copyright by: George D. Gann
In habitat, New Providence, Bahamas, 2012

Other data on Baccharis dioica available from :
Institute for Regional Conservation
IRC Species Account
Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants
Baccharis dioica has been found in the following 2 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Deering Estate at Cutler Recorded as Present in Error
Mound Key Archaeological State Park Recorded as Present in Error


Baccharis dioica has been found in the following county :
Occurrence Native Status
Miami-Dade County Presumed Extirpated Presumed Extirpated


Baccharis dioica has been found in the following habitat :
Rockland Hammock


All Images:

Baccharis dioica
Copyright by: George D. Gann
In habitat, New Providence, Bahamas, 2012
Baccharis dioica
Copyright by: George D. Gann
In habitat on Great Abaco, Bahamas