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Chrysopsis linearifolia Semple subsp. dressii
Semple
Dress goldenaster

Family: Asteraceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Endemic to peninsular Florida.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Critically Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

South Florida History and Distribution: Reported as possibly extirpated in South Florida in Rare Plants of South Florida (Gann, Bradley, Woodmansee 2002; p. 133) based on two old collections in sandy pine rocklands of Miami-Dade County, and a single collection from Bonita Springs, Lee County in 1985 ( Brown s.n., USF). This was rediscovered in July, 2021 by Jay Horn in a Lee County Conservation 20/20 protected area (see Florida Flora and Ecosystematics and iNaturalist).

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

Comments: For images, click on the Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants link below.

Other data on Chrysopsis linearifolia subsp. dressii available from :

Chrysopsis linearifolia subsp. dressii has been found in the following conservation area :
Occurrence Native Status
Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve Recorded as Present in Error

Chrysopsis linearifolia subsp. dressii has been found in the following 2 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Lee County Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
Miami-Dade County Presumed Extirpated Presumed Extirpated

Chrysopsis linearifolia subsp. dressii has been found in the following 2 habitats :
Disturbed Upland
Pine Rockland