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Eryngium yuccifolium Michx.
Button snakeroot, Button rattlenakemaster

Eryngium yuccifolium
Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Family: Apiaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Eastern and central United States.

Map of Florida Locations

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Rare

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Eryngium yuccifolium has been found in the following 24 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve Present Native
Collier-Seminole State Park Present Native
Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed (CREW) Present Native
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Present Native
Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammocks Botanical State Park Recorded as Present in Error
Dupuis Reserve Present Native
Everglades National Park Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park Present Native
Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
Fred C. Babcock-Cecil M. Webb Wildlife Management Area Present Native
J.W. Corbett Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Loxahatchee River Natural Area Present Native
Loxahatchee Slough Natural Area 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
Prairie Pines Preserve Present Native
Royal Palm Beach Pines Natural Area Present Native
Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve Present Native
Yellow Fever Creek Preserve Present Native

Eryngium yuccifolium has been found in the following 8 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
Charlotte County Native
Collier County Native
Hendry County Native
Lee County Native
Martin County Native
Miami-Dade County Presumed Extirpated Presumed Extirpated
Palm Beach County Native

Eryngium yuccifolium has been found in the following 3 habitats :
Depression Marsh
Mesic Flatwoods
Wet Flatwoods

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Eryngium yuccifolium
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Eryngium yuccifolium
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Eryngium yuccifolium
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Eryngium yuccifolium
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Eryngium yuccifolium
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer