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Liquidambar styraciflua L.
Sweetgum

Liquidambar styraciflua
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr

Family: Hamamelidaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Tree

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Eastern United States, eastern Mexicoa and Central America.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Possibly Extirpated or Extinct in the Wild

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

Comments: For images, click on the Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants link below. For a digitized image of Elbert Little's Florida range map, visit the Exploring Florida website.

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Liquidambar styraciflua has been found in the following 2 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Prairie/Shell Creek -SWFWMD property Present Not Native, Naturalized
Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve Present Not Native, Cultivated Only

Liquidambar styraciflua has been found in the following 3 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Charlotte County Not Native, Naturalized
Hendry County Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
Martin County Not Native, Naturalized

Liquidambar styraciflua has been found in the following habitat :
Floodplain Forest

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Liquidambar styraciflua
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr
Liquidambar styraciflua
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr
Liquidambar styraciflua
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr
Liquidambar styraciflua
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr