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Deeringothamnus pulchellus Small
Pretty false pawpaw, Royal false pawpaw

Deeringothamnus pulchellus
Copyright by: Jake Heaton
in habitat, Fred C. Babcock-Cecil M. Webb Wildlife Management Area, 2015.

Family: Annonaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Shrub

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Endemic to peninular Florida.

Map of Florida Locations

NatureServe Global Status: Critically Imperiled

United States Federal Status: Endangered

State of Florida Status: Endangered

Florida Natural Areas Inventory State Status: Critically Imperiled

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Critically Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

Comments: For a current review of D. pulchellus throughout its range, see the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Species Profile.

Other data on Deeringothamnus pulchellus available from :

Deeringothamnus pulchellus has been found in the following 4 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Charlotte Harbor Preserve State Park Present Native
Estero Bay Preserve State Park Present Native
Fred C. Babcock-Cecil M. Webb Wildlife Management Area Present Native
St. James Creek Preserve Present Native

Deeringothamnus pulchellus has been found in the following 2 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Charlotte County Native
Lee County Native

Deeringothamnus pulchellus has been found in the following habitat :
Mesic Flatwoods

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Deeringothamnus pulchellus
Copyright by: Jake Heaton
in habitat, Fred C. Babcock-Cecil M. Webb Wildlife Management Area, 2015.
Deeringothamnus pulchellus
Copyright by: Jake Heaton
in habitat, Fred C. Babcock-Cecil M. Webb Wildlife Management Area, 2015.
Deeringothamnus pulchellus
Copyright by: Jake Heaton
in habitat, Fred C. Babcock-Cecil M. Webb Wildlife Management Area, 2015.
Deeringothamnus pulchellus
Copyright by: Jake Heaton
in habitat, Fred C. Babcock-Cecil M. Webb Wildlife Management Area, 2015.