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There are 78 taxa reported for the Bayhead habitat.

A short description of the South Florida Bayhead community from The Florida Natural Areas Inventory (FNAI) is “on tree islands in glades marsh on peat substrate; south of Lake Okeechobee in central and southern peninsula; open or closed canopy; swamp bay, sweetbay, dahoon, coastalplain willow, and/or coco plum.” It is considered a variant of the Baygall community. A full description of the Baygall community can be found in FNAI's 2010 Guide to the Natural Communities of Florida.
Scientific Name: Common Name: South Florida Native Status:
Acer rubrum Red maple Native
Acoelorraphe wrightii Paurotis palm, Everglades palm Native
Acrostichum danaeifolium Giant leather fern Native
Actinostachys pennula Ray fern Native
Apteria aphylla Nodding nixie Native
Bidens mitis Smallfruit beggarticks Native
Blechnum serrulatum Swamp fern, Toothed midsorus fern Native
Boehmeria cylindrica False nettle, Bog hemp, Button-hemp Native
Campyloneurum phyllitidis Long strap fern Native
Casuarina equisetifolia Australian-pine, Horsetail casuarina Not Native, Naturalized
Catopsis berteroniana Powdery strap airplant Native
Cephalanthus occidentalis Common buttonbush Native
Chrysobalanus icaco Coco-plum Native
Cladium jamaicense Saw-grass, Jamaica swamp sawgrass Native
Cyperus odoratus Fragrant flatsedge Native
Drosera capillaris Pink sundew Native
Encyclia tampensis Florida butterfly orchid Native
Ficus aurea Strangler fig, Golden fig Native
Fraxinus caroliniana Water ash, Carolina ash, Pop ash Native
Funastrum clausum Whitevine, White twinevine Native
Ilex cassine Dahoon holly, Dahoon Native
Ipomoea alba Common moonflowers, Moonflowers Native
Ipomoea indica Ocean-blue morningglory Native
Jacquemontia pentanthos Skyblue clustervine Native
Ludwigia alata Winged primrosewillow Native
Ludwigia octovalvis Mexican primrosewillow Native
Ludwigia pilosa Hairy primrosewillow Native
Lygodium microphyllum Small-leaf climbing fern Not Native, Naturalized
Magnolia virginiana Sweet-bay Native
Malaxis spicata Florida addersmouth orchid Native
Melaleuca quinquenervia Punktree Not Native, Naturalized
Melothria pendula Creeping-cucumber Native
Mikania cordifolia Florida Keys hempvine Native
Mikania scandens Climbing hempweed, Climbing hempvine Native
Myrcianthes fragrans Simpson’s stopper, Twinberry Native
Myrica cerifera Wax myrtle, Southern Bayberry Native
Myrsine cubana Myrsine, Colicwood Native
Nephrolepis exaltata Sword fern, Wild Boston fern Native
Osmunda regalis var. spectabilis Royal fern Native
Osmundastrum cinnamomeum Cinnamon fern Native
Panicum hemitomon Maidencane Native
Parthenocissus quinquefolia Virginia-creeper, Woodbine Native
Passiflora pallens Pineland passionflower Native
Peltandra virginica Green arum, Green arrow arum Native
Persea palustris Swamp bay Native
Phlebodium aureum Golden polypody Native
Pleopeltis polypodioides var. michauxiana Resurrection fern Native
Pontederia cordata Pickerelweed Native
Psilotum nudum Whisk-fern Native
Psychotria nervosa Shiny-leaved wild coffee Native
Quercus laurifolia Laurel oak, Diamond oak Native
Rhizophora mangle Red mangrove Native
Sabal palmetto Cabbage palm Native
Sagittaria lancifolia Bulltongue arrowhead, lance-leaved arrowhead Native
Salix caroliniana Coastal Plain willow Native
Salvinia minima Water spangles Not Native, Naturalized
Sambucus nigra subsp. canadensis Elderberry, American elder Native
Sapindus saponaria var. saponaria Soapberry Native
Schinus terebinthifolius Brazilian-pepper Not Native, Naturalized
Smilax laurifolia Catbrier, Laurel greenbrier, Bamboo vine Native
Symphyotrichum carolinianum Climbing aster Native
Thelypteris kunthii Southern shield fern Native
Tillandsia balbisiana Reflexed wild-pine Native
Tillandsia fasciculata var. densispica Stiff-leaved wild-pine, Cardinal airplant Native
Tillandsia paucifolia Twisted wild-pine, Potbelly airplant Native
Tillandsia recurvata Ball-moss Native
Tillandsia setacea Thin-leaved wild-pine, Southern needleleaf Native
Tillandsia usneoides Spanish-moss Native
Tillandsia utriculata Giant wild-pine, Giant airplant Native
Tillandsia variabilis Soft-leaved wild-pine, Leatherleaf airplant Native
Tournefortia hirsutissima Chiggery grapes Native
Toxicodendron radicans Eastern poison-ivy Native
Trichostigma octandrum Hoopvine Native
Typha domingensis Southern cat-tail Native
Vanilla barbellata Wormvine orchid Native
Verbena scabra Harsh verbena, Sandpaper vervain Native
Vitis rotundifolia Muscadine, Muscadine grape Native
Woodwardia virginica Virginia chain fern Native