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Lyonia ferruginea (Walt.) Nutt.
Rusty lyonia, Rusty staggerbush

Lyonia ferruginea
Copyright by: George D. Gann, 2017
In cultivation by Green Isle Gardens, Florida

Family: Ericaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Shrub

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeastern United States.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Possibly Extirpated or Extinct in the Wild

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

Comments: This name has been misapplied to plants of Lyonia fruticosa in many parts of South Florida. For a digitized image of Elbert Little's Florida range map (one of the sources of this error), visit the Exploring Florida website.

Other data on Lyonia ferruginea available from :

Lyonia ferruginea has been found in the following conservation area :
Occurrence Native Status
Estero Bay Preserve State Park Recorded as Present in Error

Lyonia ferruginea has been found in the following county :
Occurrence Native Status
Glades County Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated

Lyonia ferruginea has been found in the following habitat :
Scrubby Flatwoods

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Lyonia ferruginea
Copyright by: George D. Gann, 2017
In cultivation by Green Isle Gardens, Florida