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Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

Vernonia blodgettii Small
Florida ironweed

Vernonia blodgettii
Copyright by: James Johnson, 2014
In habitat, Everglades National Park, Florida
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Family: Asteraceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Peninsular Florida and the Bahamas.

NatureServe Global Status: Apparently Secure

Florida Natural Areas Inventory State Status: Apparently Secure

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Apparently Secure

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence: Present

FLORIDA KEYS Native Status: Native

IRC FLORIDA KEYS Status: Critically Imperiled

Map of select IRC data for the Florida Keys

Florida Keys History and Distribution: Reported in 1913 by John Kunkel Small for pinelands in the lower Keys.  We consider this native and extant only on Big Pine Key in the lower Keys.

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Vernonia blodgettii has been reported from the following 2 conservation areas in the FLORIDA KEYS :
Occurrence Native Status
National Key Deer Refuge Present Native
Terrestris Preserve Present Native




Vernonia blodgettii has been reported for the following habitat in THE FLORIDA KEYS :
Pine Rockland


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Vernonia blodgettii
Copyright by: James Johnson, 2014
In habitat, Everglades National Park, Florida
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Vernonia blodgettii
Copyright by: James Johnson, 2014
In habitat, Everglades National Park, Florida

Vernonia blodgettii
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

Vernonia blodgettii
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

Vernonia blodgettii
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

Vernonia blodgettii
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

Vernonia blodgettii
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer

Vernonia blodgettii
Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Vernonia blodgettii
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

Vernonia blodgettii
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer