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Trichostema dichotomum L.
Forked bluecurls

Trichostema dichotomum
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

Family: Lamiaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Annual

Native Range: Eastern and central North America and the Bahamas.

Map of Florida Locations

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Secure

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Trichostema dichotomum has been found in the following 68 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
A.D. 'Doug' Barnes Park Present Native
Atlantic Dunes Park Possibly Extirpated Native
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park Present Native
Bill Sadowski Park Present Native
Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve Present Native
Cayo Costa State Park Present Native
Cedar Point Environmental Park Present Native
Cholee Park Present Native
Collier-Seminole State Park Present Native
Coral Reef Park Present Native
County Line Scrub, Miami-Dade County Present Native
Crandon Park Present Native
Crystal Lake Sand Pine Scrub Natural Area Present Native
Danforth Present Native
Deering Estate at Cutler Present Native
Delray Oaks Natural Area Present Native
Dolphin Center and Dolphin Center Addition Present Native
Don Pedro Island State Park Present Native
Dr. Von D. Mizell-Eula Johnson State Park Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
Dupuis Reserve Present Native
Eachus Pineland Present Native
Everglades National Park Present Native
Florida Atlantic University Ecological Site Present Native
Fort Lauderdale Ex. Airport Gopher Tortoise Preserve Present Native
Frenchman's Forest Natural Area Present Native
Frog Pond/L-31 N Transition Lands Present Native
Greynolds Park Present Native
Halpatiokee Regional Park Present Native
Hickey Creek Mitigation Park Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Native
Highlands Scrub Natural Area Present Native
Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
Holey Land Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Hugh Taylor Birch State Park Present Native
J.N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
John D. MacArthur Beach State Park Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Juno Dunes Natural Area Present Native
Jupiter Ridge Natural Area Present Native
Kiplinger Present Native
Larry and Penny Thompson Park Present Native
Loggerhead Park Present Native
Ludlam Pineland Present Native
Meissner Hammock Present Native
Military Trail Natural Area Present Native
Ned Glenn Nature Preserve Present Native
Nixon Smiley Pineland Addition Present Native
Pine Island Ridge Natural Area Present Native
Pine Shore Preserve Present Native
R. Hardy Matheson Preserve Present Native
Red Reef Park Present Native
Rockdale Pineland Present Native
Rocky Point Hammock Present Native
Ron Ehman Park Present Native
Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve Present Native
Rosemary Scrub Natural Area Present Native
Savannas Preserve State Park Present Native
Seabranch Preserve State Park Present Native
Seacrest Scrub Natural Area Present Native
St. Lucie Inlet Preserve State Park Present Native
Stump Pass Beach State Park Present Native
Tamiami Pineland Complex Addition Present Native
Tigertail Beach County Park Present Native
Tree Tops Park Present Native
Trinity Pineland Present Native
Tropical Park Present Native
Yamato Scrub Natural Area Present Native
Zoo Miami Present Native

Trichostema dichotomum has been found in the following 10 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Native
Charlotte County Native
Collier County Native
Glades County Native
Hendry County Native
Lee County Native
Martin County Native
Miami-Dade County Native
Monroe County (Mainland) Native
Palm Beach County Native

Trichostema dichotomum has been found in the following 10 habitats :
Beach Dune
Coastal Grassland
Coastal Strand
Disturbed Upland
Mesic Flatwoods
Pine Rockland
Sandhill
Scrub
Scrubby Flatwoods
Shell Mound

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Trichostema dichotomum
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley
Trichostema dichotomum
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer
Trichostema dichotomum
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Trichostema dichotomum
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Trichostema dichotomum
Copyright by: Shirley Denton