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Polanisia tenuifolia Torr. & Gray
Slenderleaf clammyweed

Polanisia tenuifolia
Copyright by: James Johnson and Jimmy Lange

Family: Cleomaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Annual

Native Range: Southeastern United States

Map of Florida Locations

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Rare

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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Polanisia tenuifolia has been found in the following 21 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Blazingstar Preserve Present Native
Crystal Lake Sand Pine Scrub Natural Area Present Native
Deering Estate at Cutler Present Native
Dupuis Reserve Present Native
Florida Atlantic University Ecological Site Present Native
Gopher Tortoise Preserve Present Native
Highlands Scrub Natural Area Present Native
Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
Hobe Sound Sandhill Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Juno Dunes Natural Area Present Native
Jupiter Ridge Natural Area Present Native
Loggerhead Park Present Native
Ludlam Pineland Present Native
Ned Glenn Nature Preserve Assumed to be Present Native
Rosemary Ridge Preserve Present Native
Rosemary Scrub Natural Area Present Native
Scrub Oak Park Present Native
Seabranch Preserve State Park Present Native
Seacrest Scrub Natural Area Present Native
Yamato Scrub Natural Area Present Native

Polanisia tenuifolia has been found in the following 7 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Native
Charlotte County Native
Collier County Native
Lee County Native
Martin County Native
Miami-Dade County Native
Palm Beach County Native

Polanisia tenuifolia has been found in the following 5 habitats :
Disturbed Upland
Pine Rockland
Sandhill
Scrub
Scrubby Flatwoods

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Polanisia tenuifolia
Copyright by: James Johnson and Jimmy Lange
Polanisia tenuifolia
Copyright by: James Johnson and Jimmy Lange