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Melaleuca quinquenervia (Cav.) S.T.Blake
Punktree

Melaleuca quinquenervia
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

Family: Myrtaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Tree

Perennation: Perennial

Map of Florida Locations

FLEPPC Status: Category I Invasive

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

Comments: For more information and images, visit Florida Invasive Plant Species Mobile Field Guide (FLIP).

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Melaleuca quinquenervia has been found in the following 80 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Alice C. Wainwright Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge Present Not Native, Naturalized
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Bocilla Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Caloosahatchee Regional Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Chapman Field Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Cholee Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Collier-Seminole State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed (CREW) Present Not Native, Naturalized
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Present Not Native, Naturalized
Crocodile Lake National Wildlife Refuge Present Not Native, Naturalized
Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammocks Botanical State Park Presumed Extirpated Not Native, Naturalized
Danforth Present Not Native, Naturalized
Deering Estate at Cutler Present Not Native, Naturalized
Delray Beach, Lake Ida parcel Present Not Native, Naturalized
Dove Creek Hammocks, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Dupuis Reserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Estero Bay Preserve State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Everglades and Francis S. Taylor Wildlife Management Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Everglades National Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Fred C. Babcock-Cecil M. Webb Wildlife Management Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Frenchman's Forest Natural Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Grassy Waters Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Greynolds Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Halpatiokee Regional Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Hawk's Hammock Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Hickey Creek Mitigation Park Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Highland Oaks Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Hillsboro Pineland Natural Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge Present Not Native, Naturalized
Homestead Bayfront Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Hugh Taylor Birch State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
J.W. Corbett Wildlife Management Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park Presumed Extirpated Not Native, Naturalized
John U. Lloyd Beach State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Juno Dunes Natural Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Jupiter Ridge Natural Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Koreshan State Historic Site Present Not Native, Naturalized
Little Hamaca Park Reported
Long Key Natural Area & Nature Center Present Not Native, Naturalized
Lovers Key State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Loxahatchee River Natural Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Loxahatchee Slough Natural Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Matheson Hammock Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
National Key Deer Refuge Present Not Native, Naturalized
Nicodemus Slough Present Not Native, Naturalized
Okeeheelee Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Oleta River State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Pal-Mar Present Not Native, Naturalized
Pal-Mar Natural Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Picayune Strand State Forest Present Not Native, Naturalized
Pine Jog Environmental Sciences Center Present Not Native, Naturalized
Pond Apple Slough Present Not Native, Naturalized
Prairie Pines Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
R. Hardy Matheson Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Riverbend Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Rocky Point Hammock Present Not Native, Naturalized
Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Rotenberger Wildlife Management Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Royal Palm Beach Pines Natural Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Savannas Preserve State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Seabranch Preserve State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Secret Woods Buffer and Nature Center Present Not Native, Naturalized
Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
South Dade Wetlands Present Not Native, Naturalized
Tall Cypress Natural Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Tilton Present Not Native, Naturalized
Tradewinds Regional Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Trail Glades Range Present Not Native, Naturalized
Tree Island Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Tree Tops Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
West Lake Park/Anne Kolb Nature Center Present Not Native, Naturalized
Woodmont Natural Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Yamato Scrub Natural Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Yellow Fever Creek Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Zoo Miami Present Not Native, Naturalized

Melaleuca quinquenervia has been found in the following 9 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Not Native, Naturalized
Charlotte County Not Native, Naturalized
Collier County Not Native, Naturalized
Hendry County Not Native, Naturalized
Lee County Not Native, Naturalized
Martin County Not Native, Naturalized
Miami-Dade County Not Native, Naturalized
Monroe County (Keys) Not Native, Naturalized
Palm Beach County Not Native, Naturalized

Melaleuca quinquenervia has been found in the following 15 habitats :
Basin Marsh
Bayhead
Depression Marsh
Disturbed Wetland
Dome Swamp
Floodplain Swamp
Freshwater Tidal Swamp
Marl Prairie
Mesic Flatwoods
Pine Rockland
Prairie Hammock
Strand Swamp
Swale
Wet Flatwoods
Wet Prairie

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Melaleuca quinquenervia
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley
Melaleuca quinquenervia
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley
Melaleuca quinquenervia
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Melaleuca quinquenervia
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley