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Dalea carnea (Michx.) Poir. var. carnea
Whitetassels

Dalea carnea
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

Family: Fabaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeastern United States (Florida, Georgia).

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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Dalea carnea var. carnea has been found in the following 33 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Bill Sadowski Park Present Native
Black Creek Forest Present Native
Camp Owaissa Bauer Present Native
Castellow Hammock Park Present Native
Cayo Costa State Park Present Native
Collier-Seminole State Park Present Native
Coral Pines Park Present Native
Coral Reef Park Present Native
Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed (CREW) Present Native
Deering Estate at Cutler Present Native
Eachus Pineland Present Native
Fred C. Babcock-Cecil M. Webb Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Goulds Pineland Present Native
Ingram Pineland Present Native
Larry and Penny Thompson Park Present Native
Ludlam Pineland Present Native
Luis Martinez United States Army Reserve Station, Richmond Pine Rocklands Present Native
Navy Wells Pineland #39 Native
Navy Wells Pineland Preserve Present Native
Ned Glenn Nature Preserve Assumed to be Present Native
Pine Ridge Sanctuary Present Native
Pine Shore Preserve Present Native
Porter-Russell Pineland Present Native
Prairie Pines Preserve Present Native
Quail Roost Pineland Present Native
Rock Pit #39 Present Native
Rockdale Pineland Present Native
Ron Ehman Park Present Native
Sunny Palms Pineland Present Native
Trinity Pineland Present Native
Yellow Fever Creek Preserve Present Native
Zoo Miami Present Native

Dalea carnea var. carnea has been found in the following 6 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Native
Charlotte County Native
Collier County Native
Lee County Native
Miami-Dade County Native
Palm Beach County Native

Dalea carnea var. carnea has been found in the following 3 habitats :
Disturbed Upland
Mesic Flatwoods
Pine Rockland

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Dalea carnea
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley
Dalea carnea
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Dalea carnea
Copyright by: Shirley Denton