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Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

Byrsonima lucida (Mill.) DC.
Locustberry

Byrsonima lucida
Copyright by: James Johnson, 2014
In habitat, Everglades National Park, Florida
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Family: Malpighiaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Shrub

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: South Florida and the West Indies.

NatureServe Global Status: Apparently Secure

State of Florida Status: Threatened

Florida Natural Areas Inventory State Status: Rare

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Rare

Map of South Florida Locations

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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

FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence: Present

FLORIDA KEYS Native Status: Native

IRC FLORIDA KEYS Status: Rare

Map of Florida Keys Locations

Florida Keys History and Distribution: First collected between 1838 and 1853 by John Loomis Blodgett on the island of Key West. Reported in 1913 by John Kunkel Small for hammocks and low pinelands from the upper Keys to the lower Keys. Reported for the lower sandy Keys by Kruer (1992), but we have been unable to verify this report. We consider this native from the upper Keys to the lower Keys, but perhaps extirpated in the middle Keys.

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Byrsonima lucida has been reported from the following 15 conservation areas in the FLORIDA KEYS :
Occurrence Native Status
Bahia Honda State Park Present Native
Big Torch Hammocks, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Native
Crocodile Lake National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammocks Botanical State Park Present Native
Great White Heron National Wildlife Refuge Reported
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park Present Native, Cultivated Only
Key West National Wildlife Refuge Reported
Little Hamaca Park Present Native
Little Torch Hammocks, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Native
Middle Torch Hammocks Parcel 3063, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Native
National Key Deer Refuge Present Native
Ramrod Hammocks, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Native
Spoonbill Sound Hammocks, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Native
Sugarloaf Hammocks, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Native
Torchwood Hammock Preserve Present Native




Byrsonima lucida has been reported for the following 3 habitats in THE FLORIDA KEYS :
Coastal Berm
Pine Rockland
Rockland Hammock


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Byrsonima lucida
Copyright by: James Johnson, 2014
In habitat, Everglades National Park, Florida
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Byrsonima lucida
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

Byrsonima lucida
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

Byrsonima lucida
Copyright by: Dennis de Zeeuw, 2017

Byrsonima lucida
Copyright by: George D. Gann, 2013
In habitat, Miami-Dade County, Florida

Byrsonima lucida
Copyright by: James Johnson, 2014
In habitat, Everglades National Park, Florida

Byrsonima lucida
Copyright by: James Johnson, 2014
In habitat, Everglades National Park, Florida

Byrsonima lucida
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer

Byrsonima lucida
Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Byrsonima lucida
Copyright by: Eric Fleites

Byrsonima lucida
Copyright by: Don & Joyce Gann