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Justicia angusta (Chapm.) Small
Narrow-leaved waterwillow

Justicia angusta
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: Southeastern United States (Florida, Georgia).

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Rare

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Justicia angusta has been found in the following 25 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
A.D. 'Doug' Barnes Park Present Native
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Camp Owaissa Bauer Present Native
Collier-Seminole State Park Present Native
Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed (CREW) 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
Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
Fred C. Babcock-Cecil M. Webb Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Grassy Waters Preserve Present Native
Hillsboro Pineland Natural Area Present Native
J.W. Corbett Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Long Key Natural Area & Nature Center Present Native
Loxahatchee River Natural Area Present Native
Loxahatchee Slough Natural Area Present Native
Nixon Smiley Pineland Preserve Present Native
Picayune Strand State Forest Present Native
Pond Apple Slough Natural Area Present Native
Royal Palm Beach Pines Natural Area Present Native
Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve Present Native
Tree Island Park Present Native

Justicia angusta 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

Justicia angusta has been found in the following 5 habitats :
Marl Prairie
Mesic Flatwoods
Pine Rockland
Wet Flatwoods
Wet Prairie

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Justicia angusta
Copyright by: James Johnson, 2014
In habitat, Everglades National Park, Florida
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Justicia angusta
Copyright by: James Johnson, 2014
In habitat, Everglades National Park, Florida
Justicia angusta
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer
Justicia angusta
Copyright by: Chuck McCartney, 1993
In habitat, Peaceful Palms, Hendry County, Florida
Justicia angusta
Copyright by: Chuck McCartney, 1993
In habitat, Peaceful Palms, Hendry County, Florida