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Magnolia virginiana L.
Sweet-bay

Magnolia virginiana
Copyright by: Chuck McCartney

Family: Magnoliaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Tree

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Eastern and 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

Comments: Visit our Natives For Your Neighborhood website for more information and images. For a digitized image of Elbert Little's Florida range map, visit the Exploring Florida website.

Other data on Magnolia virginiana available from :

Magnolia virginiana has been found in the following 42 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Allapattah Flats Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve Present Native
Coconut Creek Maple Swamp Natural Area Present Native
Collier-Seminole State Park Present Native
Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed (CREW) Present Native
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Present Native
Danforth Present Native
Deering Estate at Cutler 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
Fern Forest Nature Center Present Native
Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
Frog Pond/L-31 N Transition Lands Present Native
Gomez Present Native
Grassy Waters Preserve Present Native
Halpatiokee Regional Park Present Native
Hawk's Hammock Park Present Native
Highland Oaks Park Present Native
J.W. Corbett Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Kiplinger Present Native
Loxahatchee River Natural Area Present Native
Loxahatchee River-Lake Worth Creek Aquatic Preserve Present Native
Loxahatchee Slough Natural Area Present Native
Lucille Hammock Present Native
Matheson Hammock Park Present Native
Peck Lake Park Present Native
Picayune Strand State Forest Present Native
Pine Jog Environmental Sciences Center Present Native
Pond Apple Slough Natural Area Present Native
Rocky Point Hammock Present Native
Royal Palm Beach Pines Natural Area Present Native
Scrub Oak Park Present Native
Seabranch Preserve State Park Present Native
Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve Present Native
South Dade Wetlands Present Native
Southern Glades Present Native
Tilton Present Native
Trail Glades Range Present Native

Magnolia virginiana has been found in the following 6 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Native
Collier County Native
Martin County Native
Miami-Dade County Native
Monroe County (Mainland) Native
Palm Beach County Native

Magnolia virginiana has been found in the following 6 habitats :
Baygall
Bayhead
Floodplain Forest
Mesic Hammock
Rockland Hammock
Swale

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Magnolia virginiana
Copyright by: Chuck McCartney
Magnolia virginiana
Copyright by: Chuck McCartney
Magnolia virginiana
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer
Magnolia virginiana
Copyright by: Shirley Denton