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There are 2518 taxa reported for South Florida.

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Scientific Name: Common Name: Native Status:
Abelmoschus esculentus Okra Not Native, Naturalized
Abildgaardia ovata Flatspike sedge Native
Abrus precatorius Rosary-pea, Crab-eyes Not Native, Naturalized
Abutilon hirtum Florida Keys Indian mallow Not Native, Naturalized
Abutilon permolle Coastal Indian mallow Native
Abutilon theophrasti Butterprint Not Native, Naturalized
Acacia auriculiformis Earleaf acacia Not Native, Naturalized
Acacia retinodes Water wattle, Wirilda Not Native, Naturalized
Acacia saligna Coojong, Golden Wreath Wattle Not Native, Cultivated Only
Acacia simplicifolia
Acalypha alopecuroidea Foxtail copperleaf Not Native, Naturalized
Acalypha amentacea subsp. wilkesiana Wilkes' copperleaf Not Native, Naturalized
Acalypha arvensis Field copperleaf Not Native, Naturalized
Acalypha chamaedrifolia Three-seeded mercury, Bastard copperleaf Native
Acalypha gracilens Slender threeseed mercury Native
Acalypha hispida Chenille plant Not Native, Cultivated Only
Acalypha ostryifolia Pineland threeseed mercury Native
Acanthocereus tetragonus Barbwire cactus, Dildoe cactus Native
Acanthospermum hispidum Hispid starburr Not Native, Naturalized
Acer rubrum Red maple Native
Achyranthes aspera var. aspera Common Devil's-horsewhip Not Native, Naturalized
Achyranthes aspera var. pubescens Hairy Devil's-horsewhip Not Native, Naturalized
Acisanthera quadrata Dustseed Undetermined Nativity
Acmella oppositifolia var. repens Oppositeleaf spotflower Native
Acmella pilosa Pilose spotflower Not Native, Naturalized
Acoelorraphe wrightii Paurotis palm, Everglades palm Native
Acrocomia aculeata Gru-gru palm Not Native, Naturalized
Acrostichum aureum Golden leather fern Native
Acrostichum danaeifolium Giant leather fern Native
Actinostachys pennula Ray fern Native
Adenanthera pavonina Red sandalwood, Red beardtree Not Native, Naturalized
Adiantopsis radiata Not Native, Cultivated Only
Adiantum anceps Double-edge maidenhair Not Native, Naturalized
Adiantum capillus-veneris Venusí-hair fern, Southern maidenhair, Common maidenhair Native
Adiantum caudatum Tailed maidenhair Not Native, Naturalized
Adiantum melanoleucum Fragrant maidenhair Native
Adiantum tenerum Brittle maidenhair Native
Adiantum trapeziforme Diamond maidenhair Not Native, Naturalized
Adiantum villosum Wooly maidenhair Native
Adonidia merrillii Manilla palm, Christmas palm Not Native, Naturalized
Aechmea bracteata Not Native, Naturalized
Aechmea victoriana Not Native, Naturalized
Aeschynomene americana Shyleaf Native
Aeschynomene indica Indian joint-vetch Not Native, Naturalized
Aeschynomene pratensis var. pratensis Sensitive joint-vetch, Meadow joint-vetch Native
Aeschynomene viscidula Sticky joint-vetch Native
Agalinis fasciculata Beach false foxglove Native
Agalinis filifolia Seminole false foxglove Native
Agalinis linifolia Flaxleaf false foxglove Native
Agalinis maritima Saltmarsh false foxglove Native
Agalinis obtusifolia Tenlobe false foxglove Native
Agave americana Century plant Not Native, Naturalized
Agave angustifolia Century plant Not Native, Naturalized
Agave decipiens False-sisal Native
Agave desmettiana Dwarf century plant Not Native, Naturalized
Agave sisalana Sisal-hemp Not Native, Naturalized
Agave weberi Wild century plant Not Native, Naturalized
Agdestis clematidea Rockroot Not Native, Naturalized
Ageratina jucunda Hammock snakeroot Native
Ageratum conyzoides subsp. conyzoides Tropical Whiteweed Not Native, Naturalized
Ageratum houstonianum Bluemink Not Native, Naturalized
Ageratum maritimum Keys ageratum Native
Aglaonema commutatum var. maculatum Chinese Evergreen Not Native, Cultivated Only
Ailanthus altissima Tree-of-heaven Not Native, Cultivated Only
Albizia julibrissin Silktree, Mimosa
Albizia lebbeck Woman's tongue, Rattlepod Not Native, Naturalized
Albizia lebbekoides Indian albizia Not Native, Naturalized
Albizia procera Tall albizia Not Native, Naturalized
Alectryon coriaceus Smooth rambutton Not Native, Cultivated Only
Aletris bracteata White colic-root, bracted colic-root Native
Aletris lutea Yellow colicroot Native
Aleurites moluccanus Tung-oil tree, candlenut tree Not Native, Naturalized
Allamanda cathartica Yellow allamanda, Golden trumpet Not Native, Naturalized
Alocasia macrorrhizos Pai, Giant Taro Not Native, Cultivated Only
Alocasia odora Asian taro Not Native, Cultivated Only
Aloe saponaria Aloe
Aloe vera Aloe Not Native, Cultivated Only
Alpinia mutica Small shell ginger, orchid ginger Not Native, Cultivated Only
Alpinia officinarum Lesser galangal Not Native, Cultivated Only
Alpinia zerumbet Shellflower, Shell ginger Not Native, Cultivated Only
Alstonia macrophylla Deviltree Not Native, Naturalized
Alstonia scholaris Pali-mara, Deviltree Not Native, Naturalized
Alternanthera brasiliana Brazilian joyweed Not Native, Naturalized
Alternanthera ficoidea Slender joyweed Not Native, Naturalized
Alternanthera flavescens Yellow joyweed Native
Alternanthera maritima Seaside joyweed Native
Alternanthera paronichyoides Smooth joyweed Not Native, Naturalized
Alternanthera philoxeroides Alligatorweed Not Native, Naturalized
Alternanthera sessilis Sessile joyweed Not Native, Naturalized
Alvaradoa amorphoides Mexican alvaradoa Native
Alysicarpus ovalifolius False moneywort, Alyce-clover Not Native, Naturalized
Alysicarpus rugosus Red moneywort Not Native, Naturalized
Alysicarpus vaginalis White moneywort Not Native, Naturalized
Amaranthus australis Southern water-hemp, Southern amaranth Native
Amaranthus blitum Purple amaranth Not Native, Naturalized
Amaranthus crassipes Spreading amaranth Assumed to be Native
Amaranthus dubius Spleen amaranth Not Native, Naturalized
Amaranthus floridanus Florida amaranth Native
Amaranthus hybridus Common pigweed, slim amaranth Not Native, Naturalized
Amaranthus polygonoides Tropical amaranth Not Native, Naturalized
Amaranthus retroflexus Red amaranth, Rough pigweed Not Native, Naturalized
Amaranthus spinosus Spiny amaranth Not Native, Naturalized
Amaranthus viridis Slender amaranth Not Native, Naturalized
Ambrosia artemisiifolia Common ragweed Native
Ambrosia hispida Beach ragweed, Coastal ragweed Native
Ammannia coccinea Scarlet ammannia, Valley redstem Native
Ammannia latifolia Pink redstem, Toothcup Native
Ammi majus Bishopís-weed, Large bullwort Not Native, Naturalized
Amorpha fruticosa Bastard indigobush, False indigobush Native
Amorpha herbacea var. herbacea Lusterspike indigobush Native
Amorpha herbacea var. crenulata Crenulate leadplant Native
Ampelopsis arborea Peppervine Native
Amphicarpum muhlenbergianum Blue-maidencane Native
Amphitecna latifolia Black-calabash Native
Amyris balsamifera Balsam torchwood Native
Amyris elemifera Common torchwood, Sea torchwood Native
Anagallis arvensis Scarlet pimpernel Not Native, Naturalized
Anagallis minima Chaffweed Native
Anagallis pumila Florida pimpernel Native
Ananas comosus Pineapple Not Native, Cultivated Only
Andropogon arctatus Pinewoods bluestem Native
Andropogon bicornis Not Native, Naturalized
Andropogon brachystachyus Shortspike bluestem Native
Andropogon floridanus Florida bluestem Native
Andropogon glomeratus var. glaucopsis Purple bluestem Native
Andropogon glomeratus var. hirsutior Hairy bushy bluestem Native
Andropogon glomeratus var. pumilus Common bushy bluestem Native
Andropogon gyrans Elliott's bluestem Native
Andropogon longiberbis Hairy bluestem Native
Andropogon ternarius Splitbeard bluestem Native
Andropogon tracyi Elliott's bluestem Native
Andropogon virginicus var. virginicus Broomsedge bluestem Native
Andropogon virginicus var. decipiens Broomsedge bluestem Native
Andropogon virginicus var. glaucus Chalky bluestem Native
Anemia adiantifolia Pine fern, Maidenhair pineland fern Native
Anemia wrightii Wright's pineland fern Native
Anemopaegma puberulum Not Native, Naturalized
Anethum graveolens Dill Not Native, Naturalized
Angadenia berteroi Pineland-allamanda, Pineland golden trumpet Native
Angelonia angustifolia Narrowleaf angelon Not Native, Naturalized
Angelonia gardneri Blue wings Not Native, Naturalized
Aniseia martinicensis Whitejacket Not Native, Naturalized
Annona glabra Pond-apple Native
Annona reticulata Bullock's-heart Not Native, Cultivated Only
Annona squamosa Sugar-apple Not Native, Naturalized
Anredera cordifolia Heartleaf madeiravine Not Native, Naturalized
Anredera vesicaria Madeira vine, Texas madieravine Not Native, Naturalized
Anthurium cf. hookeri Birds Nest Anthurium Not Native, Cultivated Only
Antidesma bunius Bignay Not Native, Cultivated Only
Antigonon leptopus Coral vine, Queen's jewels Not Native, Naturalized
Apios americana Groundnut Native
Apium graveolens Celery, Wild celery Not Native, Naturalized
Apteria aphylla Nodding nixie Native
Arachis hypogaea Peanut Not Native, Naturalized
Arachis prostrata Grassnut Not Native, Naturalized
Aralia californica Elk-clover Not Native, Cultivated Only
Araucaria araucana Monkey-puzzle tree Not Native, Cultivated Only
Araucaria columnaris New Caledonia tree Not Native, Cultivated Only
Araucaria heterophylla Norfolk Island-pine Not Native, Cultivated Only
Archontophoenix alexandrae Alexander palm Not Native, Cultivated Only
Ardisia crenata Scratchthroat Not Native, Naturalized
Ardisia elliptica Shoe-button ardisia Not Native, Naturalized
Ardisia escallonioides Marlberry Native
Arenga engleri Dwarf sugar Palm Not Native, Naturalized
Arenga pinnata Sugar palm Not Native, Cultivated Only
Argemone albiflora Carolina poppy, Bluestem pricklypoppy Assumed to be Native
Argemone mexicana Mexican pricklypoppy Native
Argyreia nervosa Woolly morningglory, Elephant creeper Not Native, Naturalized
Argythamnia blodgettii Blodgett's wild mercury, Blodgett's silverbush Native
Arisaema triphyllum Jack-in-the-pulpit Native
Aristida condensata Big threeawn, Piedmont threeawn Native
Aristida floridana Key West threeawn Assumed to be Native
Aristida gyrans Corkscrew threeawn Native
Aristida palustris Longleaf threeawn Native
Aristida patula Tall threeawn Native
Aristida purpurascens Arrowfeather threeawn Native
Aristida purpurascens var. virgata Arrowfeather threeawn Native
Aristida rhizomophora Florida threeawn Native
Aristida spiciformis Bottlebrush threeawn Native
Aristida stricta Southern wiregrass Native
Aristolochia elegans Elegant dutchmanís pipe, Calico flower Not Native, Naturalized
Aristolochia maxima Dutchman's-pipe Not Native, Naturalized
Aristolochia pentandra Marsh's dutchman's-pipe Native
Aristolochia ringens Gaping dutchman's-pipe Not Native, Naturalized
Aristolochia serpentaria Virginia snakeroot
Arnoglossum ovatum Ovateleaf indian plantain Native
Artemisia stelleriana Dusty miller Not Native, Naturalized
Arundinaria gigantea Switchcane
Arundo donax Giant reed Not Native, Cultivated Only
Asclepias connivens Largeflower milkweed Native
Asclepias curassavica Scarlet milkweed, Bloodflower Not Native, Naturalized
Asclepias curtissii Curtiss' milkweed Native
Asclepias feayi Florida milkweed Native
Asclepias humistrata Pinewoods milkweed Native
Asclepias incarnata Swamp milkweed Native
Asclepias lanceolata Fewflower milkweed Native
Asclepias longifolia Longleaf milkweed Native
Asclepias pedicellata Savannah milkweed Native
Asclepias tomentosa Velvetleaf milkweed Native
Asclepias tuberosa Butterflyweed, Butterfly milkweed Native
Asclepias verticillata Whorled milkweed Native
Asclepias viridis Green antelopehorn Native
Asimina incana Wooly pawpaw, Polecat bush Native
Asimina obovata Flag pawpaw, Bigflower pawpaw Native
Asimina reticulata Common pawpaw, Netted pawpaw Native
Asimina tetramera Fourpetal pawpaw Native
Asparagus aethiopicus Sprengerís asparagus-fern Not Native, Naturalized
Asparagus asparagoides African asparagus fern, Smilax asparagus Not Native, Cultivated Only
Asparagus officinalis Garden asparagus Not Native, Cultivated Only
Asparagus setaceus Common asparagus-fern Not Native, Naturalized
Aspidistra elatior Barroom plant, Cast-iron plant Not Native, Cultivated Only
Asplenium abscissum Cutleaf spleenwort Native
Asplenium dentatum Toothed spleenwort Native
Asplenium erosum Eared spleenwort Native
Asplenium platyneuron Ebony spleenwort Native
Asplenium serratum Bird's-nest fern, wild birdnest fern Native
Asplenium verecundum Modest spleenwort Native
Asplenium x biscaynianum Biscayne spleenwort Native
Astraea lobata Lobed croton Native
Asystasia gangetica Chinese-violet, Ganges primrose Not Native, Naturalized
Atalantia buxifolia Chinese boxorange Not Native, Naturalized
Atriplex cristata Beach orach, Crested saltbush Native
Aureolaria pedicularia var. pectinata Fernleaf Yellow False Foxglove Native
Avena sativa Common oat Not Native, Naturalized
Avicennia germinans Black mangrove Native
Axonopus compressus Tropical carpetgrass, Broadleaf carpetgrass Native
Axonopus fissifolius Common carpetgrass Native
Axonopus furcatus Big carpetgrass Native
Ayenia euphrasiifolia Eyebright ayenia Native
Azolla caroliniana Carolina Mosquito Fern Native