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Ceratiola ericoides Michx.
Florida rosemary, Sand heath

Ceratiola ericoides
Copyright by: George D. Gann

Family: Empetraceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Shrub

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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Ceratiola ericoides has been found in the following 23 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Crystal Lake Sand Pine Scrub Natural Area Present Native
Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park Present Native
Estero Bay Preserve State Park Present Native
Fort Lauderdale Ex. Airport Gopher Tortoise Preserve Present Native
Frenchman's Forest Natural Area Present Native
Gopher Tortoise Preserve Present Native
Highlands Scrub Natural Area Present Native
Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
Hobe Sound Sandhill Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Juno Dunes Natural Area Present Native
Jupiter Ridge Natural Area Present Native
Military Trail Natural Area Present Native
Peck Lake Park Present Native
Rocky Point Hammock Present Native
Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve Present Native
Rosemary Ridge Preserve Present Native
Rosemary Scrub Natural Area Present Native
Scrub Oak Park Present Native
Seabranch Preserve State Park Present Native
Seacrest Scrub Natural Area Present Native
Tilton Present Native
Yamato Scrub Natural Area Present Native

Ceratiola ericoides has been found in the following 5 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Native
Collier County Native
Lee County Native
Martin County Native
Palm Beach County Native

Ceratiola ericoides has been found in the following habitat :
Scrub

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Ceratiola ericoides
Copyright by: George D. Gann
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Ceratiola ericoides
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Ceratiola ericoides
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Ceratiola ericoides
Copyright by: Shirley Denton