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Canna flaccida Salisb.
Golden canna, Bandana-of-the-everglades

Canna flaccida
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer

Family: Cannaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeastern United States.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Rare

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Canna flaccida has been found in the following 22 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve Present Native
Collier-Seminole State Park Present Native
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Present Native
Doris Davis Forman Wilderness Preserve Natural Area Present Native
Dupuis Reserve Present Native
Enchanted Forest Park Present Native, Cultivated Only
Everglades and Francis S. Taylor Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Everglades National Park Present Native
Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park Present Native
Fern Forest Nature Center Present Native
Fred C. Babcock-Cecil M. Webb Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Halpatiokee Regional Park Present Native
J.W. Corbett Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Nicodemus Slough Present Native
Picayune Strand State Forest Present Native
Prairie Pines Preserve Present Native
Riverbend Park Present Native
Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve Present Native
Royal Palm Beach Pines Natural Area Present Native
Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve Present Native

Canna flaccida has been found in the following 6 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Native
Collier County Native
Hendry County Native
Miami-Dade County Native
Monroe County (Mainland) Native
Palm Beach County Native

Canna flaccida has been found in the following 5 habitats :
Disturbed Wetland
Floodplain Forest
Floodplain Marsh
Marl Prairie
Swale

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Canna flaccida
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer
Canna flaccida
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Canna flaccida
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Canna flaccida
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley