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Byrsonima lucida (Mill.) DC.
Locustberry

Byrsonima lucida
Copyright by: James Johnson, 2014
In habitat, Everglades National Park, Florida
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Family: Malpighiaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Shrub

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: South Florida and the West Indies.

Map of Florida Locations

NatureServe Global Status: Apparently Secure

State of Florida Status: Threatened

Florida Natural Areas Inventory State Status: Rare

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Rare

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

Comments: Visit our Natives For Your Neighborhood website for more information and images. For a digitized image of Elbert Little's Florida range map, visit the Exploring Florida website.

Other data on Byrsonima lucida available from :

Byrsonima lucida has been found in the following 61 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Andrew Dodge Memorial Pineland Present Native
Bahia Honda State Park Present Native
Big Torch Hammocks, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Native
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park Present Doubtfully Native
Bill Sadowski Park Present Native
Biscayne National Park Present Native, Cultivated Only
Black Creek Forest Present Native
Camp Owaissa Bauer Present Native
Castellow Hammock Park Present Native
Chernoff Hammock Present Native
Coral Reef Park Present Native
Crocodile Lake National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammocks Botanical State Park Present Native
Deering Estate at Cutler Present Native
Eachus Pineland Present Native
Enchanted Forest Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Everglades National Park Present Native
Florida City Pineland Present Native
Frog Pond/L-31 N Transition Lands Present Native
Fuchs Hammock Preserve Present Native
George N. Avery Pineland Present Native
Gold Coast Railroad Museum Present Native
Goulds Pineland Present Native
Great White Heron National Wildlife Refuge Reported
Ingram Pineland Present Native
John Kunkel Small Pineland Present Native
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park Present Native, Cultivated Only
Key West National Wildlife Refuge Reported
Larry and Penny Thompson Park Present Native
Little Hamaca Park Present Native
Little Torch Hammocks, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Native
Lucille Hammock Present Native
Ludlam Pineland Present Native
Luis Martinez United States Army Reserve Station, Richmond Pine Rocklands Present Native
Medlock Pineland Present Native
Middle Torch Hammocks Anderson, Lipchak, 3112 Parcels, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Native
Middle Torch Hammocks Parcel 3063, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Native
National Key Deer Refuge Present Native
Navy Wells Pineland #23 Present Native
Navy Wells Pineland #39 Native
Navy Wells Pineland Preserve Present Native
Ned Glenn Nature Preserve Present Native
Nixon Smiley Pineland Addition Present Native
Nixon Smiley Pineland Preserve Present Native
Northrop Pineland Present Native
Palm Drive Pineland Present Native
Pine Ridge Sanctuary Present Native
Porter-Russell Pineland Present Native
Quail Roost Pineland Present Native
Ramrod Hammocks, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Native
Rock Pit #39 Present Native
Rockdale Pineland Present Native
Seminole Wayside Park Present Native
Silver Palm Groves Present Native
Spoonbill Sound Hammocks, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Native
Sugarloaf Hammocks, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Native
Sunny Palms Pineland Present Native
Tamiami Pineland Complex Addition Present Native
Torchwood Hammock Preserve Present Native
West Biscayne Pineland Present Native
Zoo Miami Present Native

Byrsonima lucida has been found in the following 2 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Miami-Dade County Native
Monroe County (Keys) Native

Byrsonima lucida has been found in the following 4 habitats :
Coastal Berm
Marl Prairie
Pine Rockland
Rockland Hammock

All Images:

Byrsonima lucida
Copyright by: James Johnson, 2014
In habitat, Everglades National Park, Florida
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Byrsonima lucida
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley
Byrsonima lucida
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley
Byrsonima lucida
Copyright by: Dennis de Zeeuw, 2017
Byrsonima lucida
Copyright by: George D. Gann, 2013
In habitat, Miami-Dade County, Florida
Byrsonima lucida
Copyright by: James Johnson, 2014
In habitat, Everglades National Park, Florida
Byrsonima lucida
Copyright by: James Johnson, 2014
In habitat, Everglades National Park, Florida
Byrsonima lucida
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer
Byrsonima lucida
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Byrsonima lucida
Copyright by: Eric Fleites
Byrsonima lucida
Copyright by: Don & Joyce Gann