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Vernonia blodgettii Small
Florida ironweed

Vernonia blodgettii
Copyright by: James Johnson, 2014
In habitat, Everglades National Park, Florida
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Family: Asteraceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Peninsular Florida and the Bahamas.

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NatureServe Global Status: Apparently Secure

Florida Natural Areas Inventory State Status: Apparently Secure

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Apparently Secure

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Vernonia blodgettii has been found in the following 44 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
A.D. 'Doug' Barnes Park Present Native
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Bill Sadowski Park Present Native
Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve Present Native
Camp Owaissa Bauer Present Native
Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed (CREW) Present Native
County Line Scrub, Miami-Dade County Present Native
Deering Estate at Cutler Present Native
Dupuis Reserve Present Native
Eachus Pineland Present Native
Everglades National Park Present Native
Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park Present Native
Florida City Pineland Present Native
Fred C. Babcock-Cecil M. Webb Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Gold Coast Railroad Museum Present Native
Hillsboro Pineland Natural Area Present Native
J.W. Corbett Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Larry and Penny Thompson Park Present Native
Lucille Hammock Present Native
Luis Martinez United States Army Reserve Station, Richmond Pine Rocklands Present Native
National Key Deer Refuge Present Native
Navy Wells Pineland Preserve Present Native
Ned Glenn Nature Preserve Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
Nixon Smiley Pineland Addition Present Native
Nixon Smiley Pineland Preserve Present Native
Palm Drive Pineland Present Native
Pal-Mar Present Native
Picayune Strand State Forest Present Native
Pine Ridge Sanctuary Present Native
Pine Shore Preserve Present Native
Prairie Pines Preserve Present Native
Quail Roost Pineland Present Native
Rock Pit #39 Present Native
Ron Ehman Park Present Native
Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve Present Native
Sunny Palms Pineland Present Native
Tamiami Pineland Complex Addition Present Native
Terrestris Preserve Present Native
Tree Island Park Present Native
Trinity Pineland Present Native
West Biscayne Pineland Present Native
Yellow Fever Creek Preserve Present Native
Zoo Miami Present Native

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

Vernonia blodgettii has been found in the following 6 habitats :
Depression Marsh
Marl Prairie
Mesic Flatwoods
Pine Rockland
Wet Flatwoods
Wet Prairie

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Vernonia blodgettii
Copyright by: James Johnson, 2014
In habitat, Everglades National Park, Florida
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Vernonia blodgettii
Copyright by: James Johnson, 2014
In habitat, Everglades National Park, Florida
Vernonia blodgettii
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley
Vernonia blodgettii
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley
Vernonia blodgettii
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley
Vernonia blodgettii
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley
Vernonia blodgettii
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer
Vernonia blodgettii
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Vernonia blodgettii
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley
Vernonia blodgettii
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer