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Eryngium yuccifolium Michx.
Button snakeroot, Button rattlenakemaster

Eryngium yuccifolium
Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Family: Apiaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Eastern and central United States.

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Rare

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SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence: Recorded as Present in Error

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Florida Keys History and Distribution: Not reported for the Florida Keys by John Kunkel Small in 1913. Reported only for Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammocks Botanical State Park (Florida Park Service, 1995). An unknown misidentification.

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Eryngium yuccifolium has been reported from the following conservation area in the FLORIDA KEYS :
Occurrence Native Status
Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammocks Botanical State Park Recorded as Present in Error






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Eryngium yuccifolium
Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Eryngium yuccifolium
Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Eryngium yuccifolium
Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Eryngium yuccifolium
Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Eryngium yuccifolium
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