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Lechea cernua Small
Nodding pinweed

Lechea cernua
Copyright by: James Johnson and Jimmy Lange

Family: Cistaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Endemic to peninsular Florida.

Map of Florida Locations

NatureServe Global Status: Vulnerable

State of Florida Status: Threatened

Florida Natural Areas Inventory State Status: Rare

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Rare

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

Other data on Lechea cernua available from :

Lechea cernua has been found in the following 23 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Blazingstar Preserve Present Native
Crystal Lake Sand Pine Scrub Natural Area Present Native
Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park Present Native
Florida Atlantic University Ecological Site Present Native
Fort Lauderdale Ex. Airport Gopher Tortoise Preserve Present Native
Gopher Tortoise Preserve Present Native
Highlands Scrub Natural Area Present Native
Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
Hobe Sound Sandhill Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Juno Dunes Natural Area Present Native
Jupiter Ridge Natural Area Present Native
Peck Lake Park Present Native
Pine Shore Preserve Recorded as Present in Error
Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve Present Native
Rosemary Ridge Preserve Present Native
Rosemary Scrub Natural Area Present Native
Savannas Preserve State Park Present Native
Scrub Oak Park Present Native
Seabranch Preserve State Park Present Native
Seacrest Scrub Natural Area Present Native
Tilton Present Native
Yamato Scrub Natural Area Present Native

Lechea cernua has been found in the following 5 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Native
Collier County Native
Lee County Native
Martin County Native
Palm Beach County Native

Lechea cernua has been found in the following 2 habitats :
Scrub
Scrubby Flatwoods

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Lechea cernua
Copyright by: James Johnson and Jimmy Lange
Lechea cernua
Copyright by: James Johnson, 2014
In habitat, Blazingstar Preserve, Palm Beach County, Florida