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Nemastylis floridana Small
Celestial lily, Fallflowering ixia

Family: Iridaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Endemic to peninsular Florida.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

NatureServe Global Status: Imperiled

State of Florida Status: Endangered

Florida Natural Areas Inventory State Status: Imperiled

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Critically Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

Comments: See also Florida Natural Areas Inventory's Field Guide to the Rare Plants of Florida page (Chafin 2000). For images, click on the Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants link below.

Other data on Nemastylis floridana available from :

Nemastylis floridana has been found in the following 6 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Dupuis Reserve Present Native
J.W. Corbett Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Loxahatchee Slough Natural Area Present Native
Loxahatchee Slough Natural Area Present Native
Pal-Mar Present Native
Royal Palm Beach Pines Natural Area Present Native

Nemastylis floridana has been found in the following 3 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Presumed Extirpated Presumed Extirpated
Martin County Native
Palm Beach County Native

Nemastylis floridana has been found in the following habitat :
Wet Flatwoods