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Conoclinium coelestinum (L.) DC.
Blue mistflower

Conoclinium coelestinum
Copyright by: George D. Gann, 2015
In habitat, Long Pine Key, Everglades National Park, Florida

Family: Asteraceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Eastern and southern United States and Cuba.

Map of Florida Locations

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Secure

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Conoclinium coelestinum has been found in the following 62 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
A.D. 'Doug' Barnes Park Present Native
Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
Bahia Honda State Park Doubtfully Present
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park Doubtfully Present
Bill Sadowski Park Present Native
Black Point Park and Marina Present Native
Caloosahatchee Regional Park Present Native
Camp Owaissa Bauer Present Native
Castellow Hammock Park Present Native
Chernoff Hammock Present Native
Collier-Seminole State Park Present Native
Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed (CREW) Present Native
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Present Native
Dr. Von D. Mizell-Eula Johnson State Park Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
Dupuis Reserve Present Native
Everglades and Francis S. Taylor Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Everglades National Park Present Native
Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park Present Native
Fisheating Creek Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
Fred C. Babcock-Cecil M. Webb Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Frenchman's Forest Natural Area Present Native
Frog Pond/L-31 N Transition Lands Present Native
Grassy Waters Preserve Present Native
Hawk's Hammock Park Present Native
Highland Oaks Park Present Native
Hillsboro Pineland Natural Area Present Native
Holey Land Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Hugh Taylor Birch State Park Present Native
J.W. Corbett Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Juno Dunes Natural Area Present Native
Larry and Penny Thompson Park Present Native
Long Key Natural Area & Nature Center Present Native
Long Key State Park Doubtfully Present
Loxahatchee River Natural Area Present Native
Loxahatchee Slough Natural Area Present Native
Lucille Hammock Present Native
Luis Martinez United States Army Reserve Station, Richmond Pine Rocklands Present Native
Matheson Hammock Park Present Native
National Key Deer Refuge Reported
Navy Wells Pineland Preserve Present Native
Nicodemus Slough Present Native
Nixon Smiley Pineland Addition Present Native
Nixon Smiley Pineland Preserve Present Native
Okaloacoochee Slough State Forest, Okaloacoochee Slough Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Okaloacoochee Slough Wildlife Management Area - FWC, Okaloacoochee Slough Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Pal-Mar Present Native
Pal-Mar Natural Area Present Native
Picayune Strand State Forest Present Native
Pine Ridge Sanctuary Present Native
Pond Apple Slough Natural Area Present Native
Royal Palm Beach Pines Natural Area Present Native
Secret Woods Nature Center Present Native
Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve Present Native
South Dade Wetlands Present Native
Tree Island Park Present Native
Warbler Wetland Natural Area Present Native
Windley Key Fossil Reef Geological State Park Doubtfully Present
Yamato Scrub Natural Area Present Native
Yellow Fever Creek Preserve Present Native

Conoclinium coelestinum has been found in the following 11 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Native
Charlotte County Native
Collier County Native
Glades County Native
Hendry County Native
Lee County Native
Martin County Native
Miami-Dade County Native
Monroe County (Keys) Doubtfully Present
Monroe County (Mainland) Native
Palm Beach County Native

Conoclinium coelestinum has been found in the following 9 habitats :
Disturbed Upland
Disturbed Wetland
Marl Prairie
Mesic Flatwoods
Mesic Hammock
Pine Rockland
Sinkhole
Wet Flatwoods
Wet Prairie

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Conoclinium coelestinum
Copyright by: George D. Gann, 2015
In habitat, Long Pine Key, Everglades National Park, Florida
Conoclinium coelestinum
Copyright by: James Johnson, 2014
In habitat, Everglades National Park, Florida
Conoclinium coelestinum
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley
Conoclinium coelestinum
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Conoclinium coelestinum
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley
Conoclinium coelestinum
Copyright by: Shirley Denton