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Nemastylis floridana Small
Celestial lily, Fallflowering ixia

Family: Iridaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Endemic to peninsular Florida.

Map of Florida Locations

NatureServe Global Status: Imperiled

State of Florida Status: Endangered

Florida Natural Areas Inventory State Status: Imperiled

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Critically Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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Nemastylis floridana has been found in the following 6 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Dupuis Reserve Present Native
J.W. Corbett Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Loxahatchee Slough Natural Area Present Native
Loxahatchee Slough Natural Area Present Native
Pal-Mar Present Native
Royal Palm Beach Pines Natural Area Present Native

Nemastylis floridana has been found in the following 3 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Presumed Extirpated Presumed Extirpated
Martin County Native
Palm Beach County Native

Nemastylis floridana has been found in the following habitat :
Wet Flatwoods