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Deeringothamnus pulchellus Small
Pretty false pawpaw, Royal false pawpaw

Deeringothamnus pulchellus
Copyright by: Jake Heaton
in habitat, Fred C. Babcock-Cecil M. Webb Wildlife Management Area, 2015.

Family: Annonaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Shrub

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Endemic to peninular Florida.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

NatureServe Global Status: Critically Imperiled

United States Federal Status: Endangered

State of Florida Status: Endangered

Florida Natural Areas Inventory State Status: Critically Imperiled

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Critically Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

Comments: For a current review of D. pulchellus throughout its range, see the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Species Profile. See also Florida Natural Areas Inventory's Field Guide to the Rare Plants of Florida page (Chafin 2000).

Other data on Deeringothamnus pulchellus available from :

Deeringothamnus pulchellus has been found in the following 4 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Charlotte Harbor Preserve State Park Present Native
Estero Bay Preserve State Park Present Native
Fred C. Babcock-Cecil M. Webb Wildlife Management Area Present Native
St. James Creek Preserve Present Native

Deeringothamnus pulchellus has been found in the following 2 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Charlotte County Native
Lee County Native

Deeringothamnus pulchellus has been found in the following habitat :
Mesic Flatwoods

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Deeringothamnus pulchellus
Copyright by: Jake Heaton
in habitat, Fred C. Babcock-Cecil M. Webb Wildlife Management Area, 2015.
Deeringothamnus pulchellus
Copyright by: Jake Heaton
in habitat, Fred C. Babcock-Cecil M. Webb Wildlife Management Area, 2015.
Deeringothamnus pulchellus
Copyright by: Jake Heaton
in habitat, Fred C. Babcock-Cecil M. Webb Wildlife Management Area, 2015.
Deeringothamnus pulchellus
Copyright by: Jake Heaton
in habitat, Fred C. Babcock-Cecil M. Webb Wildlife Management Area, 2015.