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A

Acer negundo Box-elder, Ash-leaf Maple
Acer rubrum   Red Maple
Acer saccharinum Silver Maple
Acer saccharum subsp. floridanum   Florida Maple
Acrostichum danaeifolium Giant Leather Fern
Agarista populifolia   Florida Hobblebush, Pipewood, Agarista
Amelanchier arborea   Serviceberry, Shadbush, Juneberry
Amorpha fruticosa   False Indigo-bush, Bastard-indigo
Amyris elemifera Torchwood, Sea Torchwood
Andropogon gerardii Big Bluestem
Andropogon glomeratus   Bushy Bluestem
Andropogon virginicus Broomsedge Bluestem
Annona glabra   Pond-apple, Custard-apple
Aralia spinosa Devil's Walkingstick
Arisaema dracontium Green Dragon, Dragonroot
Arisaema triphyllum Jack-in-the-pulpit
Asimina incana Polecat Bush, Flag Pawpaw, Woolly Pawpaw
Asimina obovata   Flag Pawpaw, Bigflower Pawpaw, Scrub Pawpaw
Asimina parviflora Smallflower Pawpaw
Asimina pygmea   Dwarf Pawpaw, Gopherberry
Asimina reticulata Dog-banana, Netted Pawpaw
Asimina triloba Common Pawpaw, Dog-banana, Indian-banana

B

Baptisia alba White Wild Indigo
Baptisia simplicifolia Scareweed
Betula nigra   River Birch
Borrichia arborescens Shrubby Sea Ox-eye Daisy
Borrichia frutescens Sea-oxeye Daisy
Byrsonima lucida Locustberry, Long Key Locustberry

C

Canella winterana   Cinnamon Bark, Wild Cinnamon, Pepper Cinnamon
Cartrema americanum   Wild Olive, American Devilwood
Cartrema floridanum   Scrub Wild Olive
Carya aquatica Water Hickory
Carya floridana Scrub Hickory
Carya glabra Pignut Hickory
Carya pallida Sand Hickory
Carya tomentosa   Mockernut Hickory
Casasia clusiifolia   Seven-year-apple
Castanea pumila Ashe's Chinquapin, Trailing Chinquapin
Celtis laevigata   Hackberry, Sugarberry
Celtis occidentalis Hackberry
Cephalanthus occidentalis   Buttonbush
Chamaecrista fasciculata   Sleeping Plant, Partridge-pea
Chamaecyparis thyoides Atlantic White Cedar
Chasmanthium latifolium Indian Woodoats, Spikegrass
Chasmanthium sessiliflorum   Longleaf Woodoats
Chiococca alba Snowberry
Chionanthus virginicus   White Fringe Tree
Chrysobalanus icaco   Coco Plum, Cocoplum
Chrysophyllum oliviforme Satinleaf
Chrysopsis mariana Maryland Goldenaster
Citharexylum spinosum     Fiddlewood
Clematis baldwinii Pine-hyacinth
Clematis reticulata Netleaf Virgin's-bower
Clethra alnifolia Sweet Pepperbush
Cliftonia monophylla Black Titi, Spring Titi, Buckwheat-tree
Clusia rosea Pitch-apple, Autograph Tree
Coccoloba diversifolia Pigeon Plum
Coccoloba uvifera   Seagrape
Coleataenia longiflora Ciliate Redtop Panicum
Colubrina arborescens Greenheart, Coffee Colubrina
Cornus alternifolia Alternate-leaved Dogwood, Pagoda Dogwood
Cornus amomum Silky Dogwood, Silky Cornel
Cornus asperifolia Rough-leaf Cornel
Cornus florida   Flowering Dogwood
Cornus foemina Swamp Dogwood, Stiff Cornel
Crataegus crus-galli Cockspur Hawthorn
Crataegus flava   Yellow Haw
Crataegus marshallii Parsley Hawthorn
Crataegus michauxii Michaux's Hawthorn
Crataegus phaenopyrum Washington Hawthorn
Crossopetalum ilicifolium Quailberry, Christmasberry
Cyrilla racemiflora Titi, Leatherwood

D

Dalea carnea Hammock Prairie-clover, Whitetassels
Diospyros virginiana Persimmon
Distichlis spicata Saltgrass
Drypetes diversifolia Milkbark, Whitewood
Drypetes lateriflora Guiana Plum

E

Echinacea purpurea   Eastern Purple Coneflower
Eragrostis elliottii   Elliott's Lovegrass
Eragrostis spectabilis Purple Lovegrass
Erithalis fruticosa Black Torch
Erythrina herbacea   Coralbean, Cherokee Bean
Eugenia confusa   Ironwood, Red-berry Stopper
Eugenia foetida   Spanish Stopper, Boxleaf Stopper
Eugenia rhombea   Red Stopper, Spiceberry
Euonymus americanus American Strawberry-bush
Eupatorium perfoliatum Common Boneset
Eutrochium fistulosum   Joe-pye-weed, Queen-of-the-meadow

F

Fagus grandifolia   American Beech
Ficus aurea   Strangler Fig
Ficus citrifolia   Wild Banyan-tree
Forestiera segregata   Florida Privet, Florida Swampprivet

G

Gaylussacia dumosa Dwarf Huckleberry
Gaylussacia frondosa var. tomentosa Blue Huckleberry
Gaylussacia mosieri Wooly-berry
Geobalanus oblongifolius   Gopher-apple
Gleditsia triacanthos Honey Locust
Gymnanthes lucida   Crabwood, Oysterwood

H

Hamamelis virginiana Witch-hazel
Hamelia patens   Firebush
Helianthus agrestis Southeastern Sunflower
Helianthus angustifolius Swamp Sunflower; Narrow-leaved Sunflower
Helianthus carnosus Lakeside Sunflower, Flatwoods Sunflower
Helianthus debilis subsp. cucumerifolius   Cucumberleaf Dune Sunflower
Helianthus debilis subsp. debilis   East Coast Dune Sunflower
Helianthus debilis subsp. vestitus West Coast Dune Sunflower
Helianthus heterophyllus   Variableleaf Sunflower
Helianthus radula Rayless Sunflower
Helianthus spp.   Sunflower
Hypericum cistifolium Roundpod St. John's-wort

I

Ilex ambigua Carolina Holly, Sand Holly
Ilex opaca var. arenicola Scrub Holly

J

Juglans nigra Black Walnut

K

Kalmia latifolia   Mountain Laurel
Krugiodendron ferreum Black Ironwood, Leadwood

L

Litsea aestivalis Pondspice

M

Magnolia grandiflora   Southern Magnolia
Magnolia macrophylla var. ashei Ashe's Magnolia
Magnolia pyramidata Pyramid Magnolia
Magnolia tripetala Umbrella Magnolia
Magnolia virginiana   Sweet-bay Magnolia
Manilkara jaimiqui subsp. emarginata Wild Dilly
Mitchella repens Partridge Berry, Twinberry
Morus rubra Red Mulberry
Myrsine cubana     Myrsine, Colicwood

N

Nekemias arborea   Pepper-vine
Nyssa aquatica Water Tupelo
Nyssa biflora   Swamp Black Gum, Swamp Tupelo
Nyssa sylvatica Black Gum, Tupelo

P

Panicum hemitomon Maidencane
Passiflora suberosa Corkystem Passion-flower
Pinus clausa Sand Pine
Pinus echinata Shortleaf Pine
Pinus elliottii   Slash Pine
Pinus glabra Spruce Pine
Pinus palustris   Longleaf Pine
Pinus serotina Pond Pine
Pinus taeda   Loblolly Pine
Prunus angustifolia   Chickasaw Plum
Prunus umbellata   Hog Plum, Flatwoods Plum

Q

Quercus alba White Oak
Quercus austrina Bluff Oak, Bastard White Oak
Quercus chapmanii Chapman's Oak
Quercus falcata Spanish Oak, Southern Red Oak
Quercus geminata   Sand Live Oak
Quercus hemispherica   Diamond Oak, Sand Laurel Oak, Upland Laurel Oak
Quercus inopina Scrub Oak
Quercus laevis Turkey Oak
Quercus laurifolia Laurel Oak, Swamp Laurel Oak
Quercus lyrata Overcup Oak
Quercus marilandica Black-jack Oak
Quercus michauxii Basket Oak, Swamp Chestnut Oak, Cow Oak
Quercus muehlenbergii Chinquapin Oak
Quercus myrtifolia Myrtle Oak
Quercus nigra Water Oak
Quercus pagoda Cherrybark Oak
Quercus phellos Willow Oak
Quercus pumila Running Oak, Runner Oak
Quercus shumardii   Shumard Oak
Quercus stellata Post Oak
Quercus velutina Black Oak
Quercus virginiana   Live Oak

R

Rhapidophyllum hystrix   Needle Palm
Rhizophora mangle Red Mangrove
Rhus aromatica   Fragrant Sumac
Rhus copallinum Winged Sumac
Rosa carolina Carolina Rose
Rosa palustris Swamp Rose
Roystonea regia   Royal Palm

S

Sabal etonia Scrub Palmetto
Sabal minor   Dwarf Palmetto, Blue-stem Palmetto
Sabal palmetto   Cabbage Palm, Sabal Palm
Sagittaria lancifolia Duck Potato, Lance-leaved Arrowhead, Bulltongue Arrowhead
Sambucus nigra subsp. canadensis Elderberry, American Elder
Sapindus saponaria Wingleaf Soapberry
Schoenoplectus californicus   Giant Bulrush
Schoenoplectus pungens Three-square, Threesquare Bulrush
Scirpus cyperinus Woolgrass
Serenoa repens   Saw Palmetto
Sideroxylon celastrinum Saffron-plum
Sideroxylon foetidissimum     Mastic, False Mastic, Wild Olive
Sideroxylon salicifolium   Willow-bustic, White Bully
Sideroxylon tenax     Tough Buckthorn, Tough Bully
Styrax americanus American Snowbell
Styrax grandifolius Snowbell, Bigleaf Snowbell
Symphyotrichum concolor   Eastern Silver Aster

T

Taxodium ascendens   Pond Cypress
Taxodium distichum   Bald Cypress
Taxus floridana Florida Yew
Tilia americana   Basswood, American Linden, Bee Tree
Tripsacum dactyloides   Eastern Gamagrass, Fakahatchee Grass
Tripsacum floridanum   Dwarf Fakahatchee Grass, Florida Gamagrass

U

Ulmus americana   American Elm
Uniola paniculata Sea Oats

V

Vaccinium arboreum Sparkleberry, Farkleberry
Vaccinium corymbosum Highbush Blueberry
Vaccinium darrowii Darrow's Blueberry
Vaccinium myrsinites Shiny Blueberry
Vaccinium stamineum Deerberry
Vachellia choriophylla   Cinnecord, Tamarindillo, Thornless Acacia
Vachellia farnesiana     Sweet Acacia
Vallesia antillana Pearl Berry, Tearshrub
Varronia globosa   Bloodberry, Butterfly-sage, Curacao Bush
Viburnum acerifolium   Maple-leaved Viburnum
Viburnum dentatum   Southern Arrowwood
Viburnum nudum Possum Haw
Viburnum obovatum   Walter's Viburnum
Viburnum obovatum   Walter's Viburnum "Mrs .Schillers Delight"
Viburnum obovatum Walter's Viburnum "Withlacoochee"
Viburnum rufidulum Southern Black Haw, Rusty Blackhaw
Vigna lutea Hairypod Cowpea
Vitis shuttleworthii Calusa Grape

X

Ximenia americana Tallowwood, Hog-plum

Z

Zanthoxylum clava-herculis   Hercules-club
Zanthoxylum fagara   Wild-lime, Colina, Lime Pricklyash