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Scaevola plumieri (L.) Vahl
Inkberry, Beachberry, Gullfeed

Scaevola plumieri
Copyright by: Chuck McCartney

Family: Goodeniaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Shrub

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Peninsular Florida, the West Indies, Mexico, Central America, South America and the Old World tropics.

Map of Florida Locations

State of Florida Status: Threatened

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Rare

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Scaevola plumieri has been found in the following 41 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Atlantic Dunes Park Present Native
Bahia Honda State Park Present Native
Barefoot Beach Preserve Present Native
Beachwalk Pasley Park Present Native
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park Present Native
Biscayne National Park Reported
Blowing Rocks Preserve Present Native
Cape Romano - Ten Thousand Islands Aquatic Preserve Present Native
Cayo Costa State Park Present Native
Collier-Seminole State Park Present Native
Crandon Park Present Native
Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park Present Native
Delray Beach Municipal Beach Present Native
Don Pedro Island State Park Present Native
Dr. Von D. Mizell-Eula Johnson State Park Present Native
Dry Tortugas National Park Present Native
Estero Bay Preserve State Park Present Native
Everglades National Park Present Native
Gasparilla Island State Park Present Native
Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
J.N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
John D. MacArthur Beach State Park Present Native
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park Reported
Key West National Wildlife Refuge Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
Loggerhead Park Present Native
Long Key State Park Present Native
Lovers Key State Park Present Native
Muscara Present Native
Ocean Ridge Hammock Park Present Native
Oleta River State Park Present Native
Radnor Beach Park Present Native
Red Reef Park Present Native
Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve Present Native
South Beach Park Present Native
St. Lucie Inlet Preserve State Park Present Native
Stuart Beach Park Present Native
Stump Pass Beach State Park Present Native
Ten Thousand Islands National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
Tigertail Beach County Park Present Native
Vanderbilt Beach County Park Present Native
Virginia Key Beach Park and Marine Stadium Present Native

Scaevola plumieri has been found in the following 8 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Native
Charlotte County Native
Collier County Native
Lee County Native
Martin County Native
Miami-Dade County Native
Monroe County (Keys) Native
Palm Beach County Native

Scaevola plumieri has been found in the following 3 habitats :
Beach Dune
Coastal Grassland
Coastal Strand

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Scaevola plumieri
Copyright by: Chuck McCartney
Scaevola plumieri
Copyright by: Chuck McCartney
Scaevola plumieri
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer
Scaevola plumieri
Copyright by: George D. Gann
Scaevola plumieri
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Scaevola plumieri
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Scaevola plumieri
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Scaevola plumieri
Copyright by: Shirley Denton