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Zanthoxylum coriaceum A. Rich
Biscayne prickly-ash

Zanthoxylum coriaceum
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

Family: Rutaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Shrub

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: South Florida and the West Indies (Greater Antilles, Bahamas).

Map of Florida Locations

NatureServe Global Status: Vulnerable

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

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

Comments: For more information, see our species account and our Natives For Your Neighborhood website. For a digitized image of Elbert Little's Florida range map, visit the Exploring Florida website.

Other data on Zanthoxylum coriaceum available from :

Zanthoxylum coriaceum has been found in the following 6 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park Present Native, Cultivated Only
Crandon Park Present Native
Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammocks Botanical State Park Recorded as Present in Error
Hugh Taylor Birch State Park Present Native
Oleta River State Park Present Native, Cultivated Only
Virginia Key Beach Park and Marine Stadium Present Native

Zanthoxylum coriaceum has been found in the following 3 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Native
Miami-Dade County Native
Palm Beach County Presumed Extirpated Presumed Extirpated

Zanthoxylum coriaceum has been found in the following habitat :
Maritime Hammock

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Zanthoxylum coriaceum
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley
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Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley
Zanthoxylum coriaceum
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer