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Simarouba glauca DC.
Paradisetree

Simarouba glauca
Copyright by: Melissa E. Abdo

Family: Simaroubaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Tree

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Peninsular Florida, the West Indies, southern Mexico and Central America.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: 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 Simarouba glauca available from :

Simarouba glauca has been found in the following 80 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Alice C. Wainwright Park Present Native
Arch Creek Park Present Native
Atlantic Dunes Park Present Native
Barley Barber Swamp Present Native
Bartlett Estate Present Native
Big and Little George Hammocks Present Native
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Big Torch Hammocks, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Native
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park Present Native
Biscayne National Park Present Native
Blowing Rocks Preserve Present Native
Blue Heron Hammock, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Native
Boystown Pineland Present Native
Camp Owaissa Bauer Present Native
Castellow Hammock parcel 28 Present Native
Castellow Hammock parcel 31 Present Native
Castellow Hammock parcel 33 Present Native
Castellow Hammock Park Present Native
Chernoff Hammock Present Native
Collier-Seminole State Park Present Native
Crocodile Lake National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammocks Botanical State Park Present Native
Deering Estate at Cutler Present Native
Dove Creek Hammocks, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Native
Dr. Von D. Mizell-Eula Johnson State Park Present Native, Cultivated Only
Everglades National Park Present Native
Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park Present Native
Fern Forest Nature Center Present Native
Frog Pond/L-31 N Transition Lands Present Native
Fuchs Hammock Preserve Present Native
Grassy Waters Preserve Present Native
Great White Heron National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
Greynolds Park Present Native
Hattie Bauer Hammock Present Native
Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
Hollywood North Beach Regional Park Present Native
Hugh Taylor Birch State Park Present Native
J.W. Corbett Wildlife Management Area Present Native
John D. MacArthur Beach State Park Present Native
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Kendalwood Present Native
Key West National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
Lake San Pedro Hammocks, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Native
Little Hamaca Park Present Native
Little Torch Hammocks, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Native
Long Key Natural Area & Nature Center Present Native
Loveland Hammock Present Native
Loxahatchee Slough Natural Area Present Native
Lucille Hammock Present Native
Ludlam Pineland Present Native
Matheson Hammock Park Present Native
Medlock Pineland Present Native
Meissner Hammock Present Native
Middle Torch Hammocks Parcel 3063, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Native
National Key Deer Refuge Present Native
Navy Wells Pineland #23 Present Native
Navy Wells Pineland Preserve Present Native
Ned Glenn Nature Preserve Present Native, Cultivated Only
Ocean Ridge Hammock Park Present Native
Oleta River State Park Present Native
Pine Island Ridge Natural Area Present Native
R. Hardy Matheson Preserve Present Native
Red Reef Park Present Native
Riverbend Park Present Native
Rocky Point Hammock Present Native
Sewell Park Present Native
Silver Palm Groves Present Native
Silver Palm Hammock Present Native
Simpson Park Present Native
Snake Creek Hammocks, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Native
South Beach Park Present Native
Spanish River Park Present Native
St. Lucie Inlet Preserve State Park Present Native
The Barnacle State Historic Park Present Native
Tree Tops Park Present Native
Trinity Pineland Present Native
Twin Rivers Present Native
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens Present Native
Windley Key Fossil Reef Geological State Park Present Native, Cultivated Only

Simarouba glauca has been found in the following 7 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Native
Collier County Native
Martin County Native
Miami-Dade County Native
Monroe County (Keys) Native
Monroe County (Mainland) Native
Palm Beach County Native

Simarouba glauca has been found in the following 6 habitats :
Coastal Berm
Floodplain Forest
Maritime Hammock
Mesic Hammock
Prairie Hammock
Rockland Hammock

All Images:

Simarouba glauca
Copyright by: Melissa E. Abdo
Simarouba glauca
Copyright by: George D. Gann, 2012
In habitat, Everglades National Park, Florida
Simarouba glauca
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley
Simarouba glauca
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley
Simarouba glauca
Copyright by: George D. Gann
Simarouba glauca
Copyright by: George D. Gann
Simarouba glauca
Copyright by: James Johnson, 2014
In habitat, John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park,
Monroe County, Florida
Simarouba glauca
Copyright by: Melissa E. Abdo
Simarouba glauca
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer