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Carphephorus corymbosus (Nutt.) Torr. & Gray
Florida paintbrush, Coastalplain chaffhead

Carphephorus corymbosus
Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Family: Asteraceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeastern United States.

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IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Rare

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Carphephorus corymbosus has been found in the following 26 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Blazingstar Preserve Present Native
Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve Present Native
Caloosahatchee Regional Park Present Native
Cedar Point Environmental Park Present Native
Collier-Seminole State Park Present Native
Danforth Present Native
Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park Present Native
Dupuis Reserve Present Native
Florida Atlantic University Ecological Site Present Native
Fred C. Babcock-Cecil M. Webb Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Frenchman's Forest Natural Area Present Native
Halpatiokee Regional Park Present Native
Hickey Creek Mitigation Park Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Koreshan State Historic Site Present Native
Loxahatchee River Natural Area Present Native
Military Trail Natural Area Present Native
Pal-Mar Present Native
Picayune Strand State Forest Present Native
Prairie Pines Preserve Present Native
Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve Present Native
Serenoa Glade Preserve Present Native
Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve Present Native
Yamato Scrub Natural Area Present Native
Yellow Fever Creek Preserve Present Native

Carphephorus corymbosus has been found in the following 8 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Native
Charlotte County Native
Collier County Native
Lee County Native
Martin County Native
Miami-Dade County Doubtfully Present
Monroe County (Mainland) Native
Palm Beach County Native

Carphephorus corymbosus has been found in the following 2 habitats :
Mesic Flatwoods
Wet Flatwoods

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Carphephorus corymbosus
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Carphephorus corymbosus
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Carphephorus corymbosus
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Carphephorus corymbosus
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Carphephorus corymbosus
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Carphephorus corymbosus
Copyright by: Shirley Denton