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A

Acer negundo Box-elder, Ash-leaf Maple
Acer rubrum   Red Maple
Achillea millefolium Common Yarrow
Acrostichum danaeifolium Giant Leather Fern
Aesculus pavia Red Buckeye
Agalinis fasciculata Beach False Foxglove
Agarista populifolia Florida Hobblebush, Pipewood, Agarista
Aletris lutea Yellow Colic-root
Allium canadense Wild Onion, Meadow Garlic
Amorpha fruticosa   False Indigo-bush, Bastard-indigo
Amsonia tabernaemontana Easterm Bluestar, Blue Dogbane
Amyris elemifera Torchwood, Sea Torchwood
Andropogon gerardii Big Bluestem
Andropogon glomeratus Bushy Bluestem
Andropogon virginicus Broomsedge Bluestem
Aralia spinosa Devil's Walkingstick
Ardisia escallonioides   Marlberry, Marbleberry
Argemone albiflora White Prickly-poppy, Bluestem Prickly-poppy
Argemone mexicana Yellow Prickly-poppy
Arisaema dracontium Green Dragon, Dragonroot
Arisaema triphyllum Jack-in-the-pulpit
Aristida stricta   Wiregrass
Aronia arbutifolia   Red Chokeberry
Asclepias humistrata Sandhill Milkweed, Pinewoods Milkweed
Asclepias incarnata Rose Or Swamp Milkweed
Asclepias lanceolata Red Milkweed, Few-flower Milkweed
Asclepias perennis   Aquatic Milkweed, Swamp Milkweed
Asclepias tuberosa   Butterflyweed, Orange Milkweed
Asclepias verticillata Whorl-leaf Milkweed, Whorled Milkweed.
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
Avicennia germinans Black Mangrove

B

Baccharis halimifolia   Groundsel Tree, Sea Myrtle, Salt Bush
Bacopa caroliniana Blue Waterhyssop, Lemon Hyssop
Bacopa monnieri Water Hyssop, Herb-of-grace
Balduina angustifolia Coastalplain Honeycombhead, Yellow Buttons
Batis maritima Saltwort, Turtleweed
Bejaria racemosa   Tarflower, Flyweed
Berlandiera subacaulis   Common Greeneyes, Florida Greeneyes
Bidens alba Beggarticks
Bidens laevis Burmarigold, Smooth Beggarticks
Bidens mitis Smallfruit Beggarticks
Bignonia capreolata   Crossvine
Borrichia frutescens Sea-oxeye Daisy
Bursera simaruba   Gumbo-limbo

C

Cakile lanceolata Coastal Searocket
Calamintha ashei Ashe's Savory, Ashe's Calamint
Callicarpa americana   American Beautyberry
Callisia spp.   Roseling, Spiderwort
Calydorea caelestina Bartram's Ixia
Campsis radicans Trumpet-vine, Trumpet Creeper
Canavalia rosea Seaside Jackbean, Baybean, Beach-bean
Canna flaccida   Golden Canna, Bandana-of-the-Everglades
Capsicum annuum var. glabriusculum Bird Pepper
Carphephorus carnosus Bald-headed Carphephorus, Pineland Chaffhead
Carphephorus corymbosus Coastal-plain Chaffhead
Carphephorus odoratissimus Vanilla-plant, Deer's Tongue, Florida Paintbrush
Carphephorus paniculatus Deer Tongue, Hairy Trilisa
Carpinus caroliniana Musclewood, Hornbeam, Blue-beech
Cartrema americanum   Wild Olive, American Devilwood
Cartrema floridanum   Scrub Wild Olive
Celtis laevigata   Hackberry, Sugarberry
Centrosema virginianum Spurred Butterfly Pea
Cephalanthus occidentalis   Buttonbush
Cercis canadensis   Eastern Redbud
Chamaecrista fasciculata Sleeping Plant, Partridge-pea
Chiococca alba Snowberry
Chionanthus virginicus   White Fringe Tree
Chrysopsis gossypina Hairy Goldenaster
Chrysopsis mariana Maryland Goldenaster
Cirsium horridulum Purple Thistle, Yellow Thistle
Clematis baldwinii Pine-hyacinth
Clematis crispa Swamp Leather Flower
Clematis reticulata Netleaf Virgin's-bower
Cliftonia monophylla Black Titi, Spring Titi, Buckwheat-tree
Clinopodium brownei   Browne's Savory
Cnidoscolus stimulosus Tread-Softly; Finger-rot
Coccoloba uvifera   Seagrape
Conocarpus erectus   Buttonwood
Conoclinium coelestinum Mistflower, Blue Mistflower
Conradina etonia Etonia Conradina, Etonia False Rosemary
Conradina grandiflora Large-flowered Conradina, Largeflower False-rosemary
Coreopsis floridana Florida Tickseed
Coreopsis gladiata Southeastern Tickseed
Coreopsis lanceolata Lance-leaved Tickseed
Coreopsis leavenworthii   Leavenworth's Tickseed
Coreopsis nudata Swamp Tickseed, Georgia Tickseed
Cornus asperifolia Rough-leaf Cornel
Cornus florida   Flowering Dogwood
Cornus foemina Swamp Dogwood, Stiff Cornel
Crataegus aestivalis May Haw, Apple Haw
Crataegus crus-galli Cockspur Hawthorn
Crataegus marshallii Parsley Hawthorn
Crataegus michauxii Michaux's Hawthorn
Crinum americanum String Lily, Swamp Lily
Crocanthemum spp.   Rockrose
Ctenium aromaticum Toothache Grass
Cynophalla flexuosa   Limber Caper, Bay-leaved Caper, Bay-leaved Capertree
Cyrilla racemiflora Titi, Leatherwood

D

Dalea carnea Hammock Prairie-clover, Whitetassels
Dalea feayi Prairie-clover, Scrub Prairie Clover
Dalea pinnata Summer Farewell
Damburneya coriacea   Lancewood
Dicerandra spp.   Balm
Diospyros virginiana Persimmon
Distichlis spicata Saltgrass
Dodonaea viscosa Varnish Leaf, Florida Hopbush
Dyschoriste humistrata Swamp Twinflower
Dyschoriste oblongifolia Twinflower, Oblongleaf Twinflower

E

Elephantopus elatus Elephant's-foot
Eragrostis elliottii   Elliott's Lovegrass
Eragrostis spectabilis Purple Lovegrass
Erigeron quercifolius   Oakleaf Fleabane
Eriogonum tomentosum Wild Buckwheat
Eryngium aquaticum Corn Snakeroot
Eryngium yuccifolium Button Snakeroot, Rattlenakemaster
Erythrina herbacea   Coralbean, Cherokee Bean
Eugenia axillaris   White Stopper
Euonymus americanus American Strawberry-bush
Eupatorium perfoliatum Common Boneset
Euphorbia cyathophora   Painted-leaf
Euploca polyphylla   Pineland Heliotrope
Euthamia spp.   Flattop Goldenrod
Eutrochium fistulosum   Joe-pye-weed, Queen-of-the-meadow
Exothea paniculata Inkwood

F

Flaveria linearis Yellowtop
Forestiera segregata   Florida Privet, Florida Swampprivet
Frangula caroliniana   Carolina Buckthorn
Fraxinus caroliniana Pop Ash, Water Ash
Fraxinus pennsylvanica Green Ash

G

Gaillardia aestivalis Smooth-headed Blanket Flower; Gaillardia
Gaillardia pulchella   Blanket-flower, Gaillardia, Indian Blanket
Galactia elliottii White Milkpea
Garberia heterophylla   Garberia
Gaylussacia dumosa Dwarf Huckleberry
Gaylussacia frondosa var. tomentosa Blue Huckleberry
Gaylussacia mosieri Wooly-berry
Gelsemium sempervirens   Yellow Jesamine, Carolina Jasamine
Geobalanus oblongifolius   Gopher-apple
Glandularia maritima   Beach Verbena, Coastal Mock Vervain
Glandularia tampensis   Tampa Vervain
Gordonia lasianthus   Loblolly-bay

H

Hamamelis virginiana Witch-hazel
Hamelia patens   Firebush
Helenium spp.   Sneezeweed
Helianthus agrestis Southeastern Sunflower
Helianthus angustifolius Swamp Sunflower; Narrow-leaved Sunflower
Helianthus carnosus Lakeside Sunflower, Flatwoods Sunflower
Helianthus debilis subsp. debilis   East Coast Dune Sunflower
Helianthus radula Rayless Sunflower
Helianthus spp.   Sunflower
Heliotropium angiospermum Scorpion-tail
Heliotropium curassavicum Seaside Heliotrope
Hibiscus aculeatus Pineland Hibiscus
Hibiscus coccineus   Scarlet Hibiscus
Hibiscus grandiflorus Swamp Rosemallow
Hibiscus moscheutos Swamp Mallow, Swamp Hibiscus, Swamp Rosemallow
Hydrangia barbara   Cowitch-vine, Climbing Hydrangea
Hydrocotyle umbellata Marsh Penny-wort
Hypericum cistifolium Roundpod St. John's-wort
Hypericum fasciculatum Sandweed
Hypericum hypericoides St. Andrew's-cross
Hypericum myrtifolium Myrtle-leaf St. John's-wort
Hypericum tenuifolium   Atlantic St. John's-wort
Hypericum tetrapetalum Four-petal St. Peter's-wort
Hyptis alata Musky Bushmint

I

Ilex ambigua Carolina Holly, Sand Holly
Ilex cassine   Dahoon Holly
Ilex cassine var. myrtifolia   Myrtle-leaf Holly
Ilex coriacea Large Gallberry
Ilex glabra Inkberry, Gallberry
Ilex opaca   American Holly
Ilex opaca var. arenicola Scrub Holly
Ilex vomitoria   Yaupon Holly
Illicium floridanum Florida Anise
Ipomoea cordatotriloba Tievine
Ipomoea hederifolia Scarlet Morningglory
Ipomoea imperati Beach Morningglory
Ipomoea pes-caprae subsp. brasiliensis   Railroadvine, Lavender Goatfoot Morning-glory
Ipomoea sagittata Glades Morning-glory
Ipomopsis rubra   Standing-cypress
Iris savannarum Prairie Iris, Savanna Iris
Itea virginica   Virginia-willow, Sweetspire

J

Juniperus virginiana   Eastern Red Cedar
Justicia angusta Everglades Water-willow, Pineland Water-willow

K

Kosteletzkya pentacarpos   Saltmarsh Mallow

L

Lachnanthes caroliana Redroot
Laguncularia racemosa White Mangrove
Liatris elegans Blazing-star
Liatris gracilis Slender Blazing-star
Liatris spicata   Spiked Blazing-star, Gayfeather
Liatris spp. Blazing-star
Liatris tenuifolia Shortleaf Blazing-star, Shortleaf Gayfeather
Lilium catesbaei Pine Lily
Linaria canadensis   Canadian Toadflax
Lindera benzoin Spicebush
Liriodendron tulipifera   Tulip-tree, Yellow-poplar
Litsea aestivalis Pondspice
Lobelia cardinalis   Cardinal Flower
Lonicera sempervirens   Coral Honeysuckle
Ludwigia repens Creeping Seedbox
Lupinus diffusus Sky Blue Lupine
Lycium carolinianum Christmasberry
Lygodesmia aphylla Rose-rush
Lyonia ferruginea Rusty Lyonia
Lyonia fruticosa Staggerbush
Lyonia lucida Fetterbush, Shiny Lyonia
Lyonia mariana Piedmont Staggerbush
Lythrum alatum var. lanceolatum Loosestrife

M

Magnolia grandiflora   Southern Magnolia
Magnolia virginiana   Sweet-bay Magnolia
Marshallia graminifolia Grassleaf Barbara's Buttons
Melanthera nivea Snow Squarestem, Salt & Pepper
Mimosa quadrivalvis     Florida Sensitive Brier
Mimosa strigillosa   Sunshine Mimosa, Powderpuff
Mitchella repens Partridge Berry, Twinberry
Monarda punctata   Dotted Horsemint
Morella caroliniensis   Swamp Candleberry, Evergreen Bayberry
Morella cerifera     Wax Myrtle
Morus rubra Red Mulberry
Muhlenbergia capillaris   Hairgrass, Muhly Grass
Myrcianthes fragrans   Simpson's Stopper, Twinberry
Myrsine cubana     Myrsine, Colicwood

N

Nekemias arborea   Pepper-vine
Nelumbo lutea   Lotus-lily, Yellow Lotus, American Lotus
Neptunia pubescens Tropical Neptunia, Tropical Puff
Nuphar advena   Cowlily, Spatterdock
Nymphaea mexicana   Yellow Water-lily
Nymphaea odorata   White Water-lily
Nymphoides aquatica Floating Hearts
Nyssa biflora   Swamp Black Gum, Swamp Tupelo
Nyssa ogeche Ogeechee Tupelo, Ogeechee-lime
Nyssa sylvatica Black Gum, Tupelo

O

Oclemena reticulata   White-top Aster
Oenothera laciniata     Cutleaf Evening-primrose
Opuntia austrina   Prickly-pear Cactus
Opuntia spp.   Erect Prickly-pear Cactus
Orontium aquaticum Golden-club, Neverwet
Ostrya virginiana American Hophornbeam, Eastern Hophornbeam, Ironwood
Oxalis corniculata   Common Yellow Woodsorrel

P

Palafoxia integrifolia Many-wings, Coastalplain Palafox
Panicum virgatum Switchgrass
Parthenocissus quinquefolia   Woodbine, Virginia Creeper
Passiflora incarnata Passion Vine, Maypop, Purple Passion Flower
Passiflora suberosa Corkystem Passion-flower
Penstemon australis Slender Beardtongue
Penstemon multiflorus     Manyflower Beardtongue
Persea borbonia var. borbonia   Red Bay
Persea humilis   Scrub Bay
Persea palustris Swamp Bay
Phlox spp.   Phlox
Phoebanthus spp.   Phoebanthus
Phyla nodiflora Frogfruit, Turkey Tangle Fogfruit, Capeweed
Physalis walteri   Walter's Groundcherry
Physostegia purpurea   Obedient Plant, Eastern False Dragonhead
Phytolacca americana Pokeweed
Piloblephis rigida Pennyroyal
Pinus glabra Spruce Pine
Pinus palustris   Longleaf Pine
Pinus serotina Pond Pine
Pinus taeda   Loblolly Pine
Pityopsis graminifolia   Silk-grass, Silkgrass
Pluchea spp.   Camphor-weed
Pluchia odorata   Sweetscent
Plumbago zeylanica   Wild Plumbago
Pogonia ophioglossoides Rose Pogonia, Snakemouth Orchid
Polygonum polygamum   Jointweed, October Flower
Pontederia cordata Pickerelweed
Prunus americana   Wild Plum
Prunus angustifolia   Chickasaw Plum
Prunus caroliniana Cherry-laurel, Laurel Cherry
Prunus serotina Black Cherry
Prunus umbellata   Hog Plum, Flatwoods Plum
Psychotria nervosa   Shiny-leaf Wild-coffee, Wild Coffee
Psychotria tenuifolia   Dull-leaf Wild-coffee, Shortleaf Wild Coffee
Pyrrhopappus carolinianus   False Dandelion, Carolina Dessert Chickory

Q

Quercus austrina Bluff Oak, Bastard White Oak
Quercus chapmanii Chapman's Oak
Quercus geminata   Sand Live Oak
Quercus hemispherica   Diamond Oak, Sand Laurel Oak, Upland Laurel Oak
Quercus laevis Turkey Oak
Quercus laurifolia Laurel Oak, Swamp Laurel Oak
Quercus michauxii Basket Oak, Swamp Chestnut Oak, Cow Oak
Quercus myrtifolia Myrtle Oak
Quercus nigra Water Oak
Quercus shumardii   Shumard Oak
Quercus virginiana   Live Oak

R

Rhapidophyllum hystrix   Needle Palm
Rhexia spp.   Meadow-beauty
Rhododendron canescens Wild Azalea, Piedmont Azalea, Pinxter Azalea
Rhododendron viscosum Swamp Azalea
Rhus copallinum Winged Sumac
Rhynchospora colorata   Fineleaf Whitetop Sedge, Starrush Whitetop
Rhynchospora latifolia   Giant Whitetop, Sandswamp Whitetop
Rivina humilis   Rouge Plant
Rosa carolina Carolina Rose
Rosa palustris Swamp Rose
Rudbeckia hirta Black-eyed Susan
Rudbeckia mollis   Softhair Coneflower
Rudbeckia spp.   Blackeyed-susan
Ruellia caroliniensis Carolina Wildpetunia, Wild Petunia

S

Sabal etonia Scrub Palmetto
Sabal minor   Dwarf Palmetto, Blue-stem Palmetto
Sabal palmetto   Cabbage Palm, Sabal Palm
Sabatia brevifolia Shortleaf Rosegentian
Sabatia decandra   Bartram's Marsh-pink
Saccharum giganteum Sugarcane Plumegrass
Sagittaria graminea Grassy Arrowhead
Sagittaria lancifolia Duck Potato, Lance-leaved Arrowhead, Bulltongue Arrowhead
Salix caroliniana Carolina Willow, Coastalplain Willow
Salix nigra Black Willow
Salvia azurea   Blue Sage, Azure Blue Sage
Salvia coccinea   Scarlet Sage, Tropical Sage, Blood Sage
Salvia lyrata Lyre-leaved Sage
Sambucus nigra subsp. canadensis Elderberry, American Elder
Sapindus saponaria Wingleaf Soapberry
Sassafras albidum Sassafras
Saururus cernuus Lizard's-tail
Schoenoplectus pungens Three-square, Threesquare Bulrush
Scirpus cyperinus Woolgrass
Scutellaria integrifolia Rough Skullcap, Helmet Skullcap
Serenoa repens   Saw Palmetto
Sesuvium portulacastrum Sea-purslane, Shoreline Seapurslane, Cenicilla
Seymeria spp.   Blacksenna
Sideroxylon foetidissimum     Mastic, False Mastic, Wild Olive
Sideroxylon tenax   Tough Buckthorn, Tough Bully
Silphium compositum Kidneyleaf Rosinweed
Sisyrinchium angustifolium     Pointed Blue-eyed-grass
Smallanthus uvedalia   Hairy Leafcup
Solidago odora   Sweet Goldenrod, Anise-scented Goldenrod
Solidago odora var. chapmanii   Chapman's Goldenrod
Solidago sempervirens   Seaside Goldenrod
Solidago stricta Wand Goldenrod, Slender Goldenrod, Smooth Goldenrod
Sorghastrum nutans Yellow Indiangrass
Spartina alterniflora Saltmarsh Cordgrass, Smooth Cordgrass
Spartina patens Marshhay Cordgrass
Spartina spartinae Gulf Cordgrass
Spiranthes odorata Fragrant Ladies'-tresses, Lesser Ladiestresses
Stachys floridana Florida Hedgenettle, Florida Betony
Stenanthium densum   Crow Poison, Osceloa's Plume
Stokesia laevis   Stokesia. Stoke's Aster
Styrax americanus American Snowbell
Symphyotrichum carolinianum   Climbing Aster
Symphyotrichum concolor   Eastern Silver Aster
Symphyotrichum dumosum   Bush Aster, Rice Button Aster
Symphyotrichum elliottii   Elliott's Aster

T

Taxodium ascendens   Pond Cypress
Taxodium distichum   Bald Cypress
Teucrium canadense Wood-sage, Canadian Germander
Tilia americana   Basswood, American Linden, Bee Tree
Tradescantia ohiensis Ohio Spiderwort, Bluejacket
Triadenum virginicum   Virginia Marsh St. John's-wort
Trichostema dichotomum Forked Bluecurls
Tripsacum dactyloides   Eastern Gamagrass, Fakahatchee Grass

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 farnesiana     Sweet Acacia
Verbesina virginica Frostweed, White Crownbeard
Vernonia angustifolia Narrow-leaf Ironweed, Tall
Vernonia gigantea Tall Ironweed
Vernonia noveboracensis New York Ironweed
Viburnum dentatum   Southern Arrowwood
Viburnum nudum Possum Haw
Viburnum obovatum   Small Viburnum, Walter's Viburnum

W

Wisteria frutescens   American Wisteria

X

Ximenia americana Tallowwood, Hog-plum

Y

Yucca aloifolia   Spanish Bayonet, Aloe Yucca
Yucca filamentosa Adam's Needle, Beargrass

Z

Zamia integrifolia     Arrowroot, Coontie
Zanthoxylum clava-herculis   Hercules-club
Zanthoxylum fagara   Wild-lime, Colina, Lime Pricklyash