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Spigelia anthelmia L.
West Indian pinkroot

Spigelia anthelmia
Copyright by: Beryn Harty, 2015
In habitat, Key West Tropical Forest and Botanical Garden, Florida

Family: Loganiaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Annual

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

Map of Florida Locations

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Rare

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

Other data on Spigelia anthelmia available from :

Spigelia anthelmia has been found in the following 38 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
A.D. 'Doug' Barnes Park Present Native
Big and Little George Hammocks Present Native
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park Present Native
Bill Sadowski Park Present Native
Biscayne National Park Present Native
Black Creek Forest 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
Everglades National Park Present Native
Frog Pond/L-31 N Transition Lands Present Native
George N. Avery Pineland Present Native
Hattie Bauer Hammock Present Native
Hillsboro Pineland Natural Area Present Native
J.W. Corbett Wildlife Management Area Present Native
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park Present Native
Kendall Indian Hammocks Park Present Native
Larry and Penny Thompson Park Present Native
Ludlam Pineland Present Native
Luis Martinez United States Army Reserve Station, Richmond Pine Rocklands Present Native
Medlock Pineland Present Native
Middle Torch Hammocks Anderson, Lipchak, 3112 Parcels, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Native
Milton E. Thompson Park Present Native
National Key Deer Refuge Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
Navy Wells Pineland Preserve Present Native
Nixon Smiley Pineland Addition Present Native
Oleta River State Park Present Native
Palm Drive Pineland Present Native
Porter-Russell Pineland Present Native
Quail Roost Pineland Present Native
Rock Pit #39 Present Native
Rockdale Pineland Present Native
Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve Present Native
Sunny Palms Pineland Present Native
Tropical Park Present Native
Windley Key Fossil Reef Geological State Park Present Native
Zoo Miami Present Native

Spigelia anthelmia has been found in the following 4 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Native
Miami-Dade County Native
Monroe County (Keys) Native
Palm Beach County Native

Spigelia anthelmia has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Upland

All Images:

Spigelia anthelmia
Copyright by: Beryn Harty, 2015
In habitat, Key West Tropical Forest and Botanical Garden, Florida
Spigelia anthelmia
Copyright by: James Johnson, 2014
In habitat, Hillsboro Pineland Natural Area, Broward County, Florida
Spigelia anthelmia
Copyright by: James Johnson, 2014
In habitat, Hillsboro Pineland Natural Area, Broward County, Florida
Spigelia anthelmia
Copyright by: Chuck McCartney, 1998
In habitat, Everglades National Park, Florida