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Lyonia lucida (Lam.) K. Koch
Fetterbush

Lyonia lucida
Copyright by: George D. Gann

Family: Ericaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Shrub

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeastern United States and Cuba.

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IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Secure

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Lyonia lucida has been found in the following 56 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Barley Barber Swamp Present Native
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Blazingstar Preserve Present Native
Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve Present Native
Caloosahatchee Regional Park Present Native
Cedar Point Environmental Park Present Native
Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed (CREW) Present Native
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Present Native
Crystal Lake Sand Pine Scrub Natural Area Present Native
Cypress Knee Slough Preserve Present Native
Danforth Present Native
Delray Oaks Natural Area Present Native
Dolphin Center and Dolphin Center Addition Present Native
Doris Davis Forman Wilderness Preserve Natural Area Present Native
Dupuis Reserve Present Native
Estero Bay Preserve State Park Present Native
Florida Atlantic University Ecological Site Present Native
Fort Lauderdale Ex. Airport Gopher Tortoise Preserve Present Native
Frenchman's Forest Natural Area Present Native
Gomez Present Native
Gopher Tortoise Preserve Present Native
Halpatiokee Regional Park Present Native
Hawk's Hammock Park Present Native
Hickey Creek Mitigation Park Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Native
Hillsboro Pineland Natural Area Present Native
Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
J.W. Corbett Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Juno Dunes Natural Area Present Native
Jupiter Ridge Natural Area Present Native
Kiplinger Present Native
Koreshan State Historic Site Present Native
Loxahatchee River Natural Area Present Native
Loxahatchee Slough Natural Area Present Native
Military Trail Natural Area Present Native
Okaloacoochee Slough State Forest, Okaloacoochee Slough Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Okaloacoochee Slough Wildlife Management Area - FWC, Okaloacoochee Slough Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Okeeheelee Park Present Native
Pal-Mar Present Native
Pal-Mar Natural Area Present Native
Peck Lake Park Present Native
Pine Island Ridge Natural Area Present Native
Pine Shore Preserve Recorded as Present in Error
Prairie Pines Preserve Present Native
Rocky Point Hammock Present Native
Rosemary Scrub Natural Area Present Native
Royal Palm Beach Pines 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
Serenoa Glade Preserve Present Native
Tall Cypress Natural Area Present Native
Tilton Present Native
Tradewinds Park & Stables Present Native
Yamato Scrub Natural Area Present Native

Lyonia lucida has been found in the following 7 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Native
Collier County Native
Glades County Native
Lee County Native
Martin County Native
Miami-Dade County Native
Palm Beach County Native

Lyonia lucida has been found in the following 5 habitats :
Depression Marsh
Mesic Flatwoods
Mesic Hammock
Prairie Hammock
Scrubby Flatwoods

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Lyonia lucida
Copyright by: George D. Gann
Lyonia lucida
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Lyonia lucida
Copyright by: Shirley Denton