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Pisonia rotundata Griseb.
Smooth devilsclaws, Blolly

Pisonia rotundata
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer

Family: Nyctaginaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Tree

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: South Florida and the West Indies (Cuba, Bahamas, Hispaniola).

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

NatureServe Global Status: Apparently Secure

State of Florida Status: Endangered

Florida Natural Areas Inventory State Status: Critically Imperiled

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Rare

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

Comments: For a digitized image of Elbert Little's Florida range map, visit the Exploring Florida website.

Other data on Pisonia rotundata available from :

Pisonia rotundata has been found in the following 3 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Middle Torch Hammocks Anderson, Lipchak, 3112 Parcels, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Native
National Key Deer Refuge Present Native
West Lake Park/Anne Kolb Nature Center Recorded as Present in Error

Pisonia rotundata has been found in the following county :
Occurrence Native Status
Monroe County (Keys) Native

Pisonia rotundata has been found in the following 2 habitats :
Pine Rockland
Rockland Hammock

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Pisonia rotundata
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer
Pisonia rotundata
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley
Pisonia rotundata
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley