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Carphephorus carnosus (Small) C.W. James
Pineland chaffhead, Pineland deertongue

Carphephorus carnosus
Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Family: Asteraceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Endemic to peninsular Florida.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

Other data on Carphephorus carnosus available from :

Carphephorus carnosus has been found in the following 10 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Danforth Present Native
Dupuis Reserve Present Native
Fred C. Babcock-Cecil M. Webb Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Halpatiokee Regional Park Present Native
Hawk's Hammock Park Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Loxahatchee River Natural Area Present Native
Loxahatchee Slough Natural Area Present Native
Pal-Mar Present Native
Prairie Pines Preserve Present Native

Carphephorus carnosus has been found in the following 3 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Charlotte County Native
Lee County Native
Martin County Native

Carphephorus carnosus has been found in the following habitat :
Wet Flatwoods

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Carphephorus carnosus
Copyright by: Shirley Denton