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Xylosma buxifolia A. Gray
Mucha-gente

Xylosma buxifolia
Copyright by: James Johnson
In habitat, Everglades National Park, Florida. 2013.

Family: Salicaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Shrub

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: False

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

NatureServe Global Status: Secure

State of Florida Status: Endangered

Florida Natural Areas Inventory State Status: Critically Imperiled

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Critically Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

Comments: Mucha-gente was discovered in South Florida by Jimi Sadle on Long Pine Key in Everglades National Park in 2008. Only one small patch is known. See also, IRC’s report Vascular plant species of management concern in Everglades National Park (Gann 2015), page 35.

Other data on Xylosma buxifolia available from :

Xylosma buxifolia has been found in the following conservation area :
Occurrence Native Status
Everglades National Park Present Native


Xylosma buxifolia has been found in the following habitat :
Pine Rockland

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Xylosma buxifolia
Copyright by: James Johnson
In habitat, Everglades National Park, Florida. 2013.
Xylosma buxifolia
Copyright by: George D. Gann.
In habitat, Everglades Nationa Park, Florida. 2013.
Xylosma buxifolia
Copyright by: George D. Gann.
In habitat, Everglades Nationa Park, Florida. 2013.
Xylosma buxifolia
Copyright by: George D. Gann.
In habitat, Everglades Nationa Park, Florida. 2013.
Xylosma buxifolia
Copyright by: George D. Gann.
In habitat, Everglades Nationa Park, Florida. 2013.
Xylosma buxifolia
Copyright by: James Johnson
In habitat, Everglades National Park, Florida. 2013.