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Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

Rayjacksonia phyllocephala (DC.) R.L. Hartman & M.A. Lane
Camphor daisy

Rayjacksonia phyllocephala
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer

Family: Asteraceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeastern United States (Florida, Louisiana, Texas).

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Imperiled

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SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence: Present

FLORIDA KEYS Native Status: Native

IRC FLORIDA KEYS Status: Critically Imperiled

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Florida Keys History and Distribution: Not reported for the Florida Keys by John Kunkel Small in 1913. Reported in 1971 by Robert W. Long and Olga Lakela for wet hammock margins and disturbed sites in southern Florida and the Florida Keys. Vouchered in 1972 by Kathy A. Fanning on Middle Torch Key (247, FTG). We consider this native and extant in the lower Keys.

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Rayjacksonia phyllocephala has been reported from the following 2 conservation areas in the FLORIDA KEYS :
Occurrence Native Status
Great White Heron National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
National Key Deer Refuge Present Native




Rayjacksonia phyllocephala has been reported for the following 2 habitats in THE FLORIDA KEYS :
Pine Rockland
Tidal Marsh


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Rayjacksonia phyllocephala
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer