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Hymenocallis palmeri S. Watson
Alligatorlily

Hymenocallis palmeri
Copyright by: James Johnson, 2013
In habitat, Big Cypress National Preserve, Florida
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Family: Amaryllidaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeastern United States.

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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Hymenocallis palmeri has been found in the following 28 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
Big and Little George Hammocks Present Native
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve Present Native
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Present Native
Dupuis Reserve Present Native
Everglades and Francis S. Taylor Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Everglades National Park Present Native
Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park Present Native
Fred C. Babcock-Cecil M. Webb Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Hawk's Hammock Park Present Native
Holey Land Wildlife Management Area Present Native
J.W. Corbett Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Kendall Indian Hammocks Park Present Native
Larry and Penny Thompson Park Present Native
Loxahatchee Slough Natural Area Present Native
Milton E. Thompson Park Present Native
Nixon Smiley Pineland Preserve 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
Seabranch Preserve State Park Present Native
Tree Island Park Present Native
Tree Tops Park Present Native
Yellow Fever Creek Preserve Present Native

Hymenocallis palmeri has been found in the following 10 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
Monroe County (Mainland) Native
Palm Beach County Native

Hymenocallis palmeri has been found in the following 7 habitats :
Basin Marsh
Depression Marsh
Disturbed Wetland
Marl Prairie
Pine Rockland
Swale
Wet Prairie

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Hymenocallis palmeri
Copyright by: James Johnson, 2013
In habitat, Big Cypress National Preserve, Florida
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Hymenocallis palmeri
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer
Hymenocallis palmeri
Copyright by: Shirley Denton