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Elytraria caroliniensis (J.F. Gmel.) Pers. var. angustifolia
(Fernald) S.F. Blake
Narrowleaf Carolina scalystem

Elytraria caroliniensis
Copyright by: James Johnson, 2014
In habitat, Everglades National Park, Florida
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Family: Acanthaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Endemic to the South Florida mainland.

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NatureServe Global Status: Imperiled

Florida Natural Areas Inventory State Status: Imperiled

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Rare

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Elytraria caroliniensis var. angustifolia has been found in the following 15 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed (CREW) Present Native
Everglades National Park Present Native
Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park Present Native
Frog Pond/L-31 N Transition Lands Present Native
Hawk's Hammock Park Present Native
Hillsboro Pineland Natural Area Present Native
Larry and Penny Thompson Park Present Native
Luis Martinez United States Army Reserve Station, Richmond Pine Rocklands Present Native
Nixon Smiley Pineland Addition Present Native
Nixon Smiley Pineland Preserve Present Native
Picayune Strand State Forest Present Native
Prairie Pines Preserve Present Native
Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve Present Native
Tamiami Pineland Complex Addition Present Native

Elytraria caroliniensis var. angustifolia has been found in the following 8 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Native
Collier County Native
Hendry County Native
Lee County Native
Martin County Native
Miami-Dade County Native
Monroe County (Mainland) Native
Palm Beach County Native

Elytraria caroliniensis var. angustifolia has been found in the following 5 habitats :
Marl Prairie
Mesic Flatwoods
Pine Rockland
Wet Flatwoods
Wet Prairie

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Elytraria caroliniensis
Copyright by: James Johnson, 2014
In habitat, Everglades National Park, Florida
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Elytraria caroliniensis
Copyright by: James Johnson, 2014
In habitat, Everglades National Park, Florida
Elytraria caroliniensis
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley
Elytraria caroliniensis
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer
Elytraria caroliniensis
Copyright by: Shirley Denton