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Hieracium megacephalon Nash
Coastal plain hawkweed

Hieracium megacephalon
Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Family: Asteraceae

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: Apparently Secure

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Hieracium megacephalon has been found in the following 48 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
A.D. 'Doug' Barnes Park Present Native
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Caloosahatchee Regional Park Present Native
Cayo Costa State Park Present Native
Collier-Seminole State Park Present Native
Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed (CREW) Present Native
County Line Scrub, Miami-Dade County Present Native
Danforth Present Native
Deering Estate at Cutler Present Native
Delray Oaks Natural Area Present Native
Dolphin Center and Dolphin Center Addition Present Native
Dupuis Reserve Present Native
Everglades National Park Present Native
Gold Coast Railroad Museum Present Native
Gomez Present Native
Goulds Pineland Present Native
Greynolds Park Present Native
Halpatiokee Regional Park Present Native
Hillsboro Pineland Natural Area Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
John Kunkel Small Pineland Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Kiplinger Present Native
Larry and Penny Thompson Park Present Native
Loxahatchee River Natural Area 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 Present Native
Nixon Smiley Pineland Addition Present Native
Nixon Smiley Pineland Preserve 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
Savannas Preserve State Park Present Native
Seabranch Preserve State Park Present Native
Seminole Wayside Park Present Native
Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve Present Native
Sunny Palms Pineland Present Native
Trinity Pineland Present Native
West Biscayne Pineland Present Native
Yellow Fever Creek Preserve Present Native
Zoo Miami Present Native

Hieracium megacephalon has been found in the following 9 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
Palm Beach County Native

Hieracium megacephalon has been found in the following 4 habitats :
Mesic Flatwoods
Pine Rockland
Sandhill
Scrubby Flatwoods

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Hieracium megacephalon
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Hieracium megacephalon
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Hieracium megacephalon
Copyright by: Shirley Denton