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Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

Chaptalia albicans (Sw.) Vent. ex B.D. Jacks.
White sunbonnets

Chaptalia albicans
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

Family: Asteraceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: South Florida, the West Indies (not Jamaica, Lesser Antilles) and Central America.

State of Florida Status: Threatened

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Imperiled

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

South Florida History and Distribution: This is very rare in South Florida, known only from the Miami Rock Ridge and the Florida Keys. Using modern NatureServe criteria, we re-ranked this as Imperiled in South Florida in July, 2018.

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence: Present

FLORIDA KEYS Native Status: Native

IRC FLORIDA KEYS Status: Critically Imperiled

Map of select IRC data for the Florida Keys

Florida Keys History and Distribution: Not reported for the Florida Keys by John Kunkel Small in 1913. Reported for Big Pine Key (Dickson, 1953) and the National Key Deer Refuge (Austin et al., 1980) in the lower Florida Keys. We consider this native and extant only on Big Pine Key.

Other data on Chaptalia albicans available from :

Chaptalia albicans has been reported from the following conservation area in the FLORIDA KEYS :
Occurrence Native Status
National Key Deer Refuge Present Native

Chaptalia albicans has been reported for the following habitat in THE FLORIDA KEYS :
Pine Rockland

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Chaptalia albicans
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

Chaptalia albicans
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer