Natives For Your Neighborhood Plant List


Plants in Zip Code 33138


Below is a list of the cultivated native plants for this zip code. These plants, all within their natural ranges in this geographic area, are appropriate for use in landscaping here. By planting these native species, you will not only create a low-maintenance landscape to enjoy, but you will also contribute to the conservation and restoration of South Florida’s environment. (For more on this, click here.)

To take gardening with natives a step further, you can learn about the native plant habitats that are appropriate for your area (click the back button to view a list of those habitats). You can then choose a habitat, and view a list of plants for that specific habitat. This way, you can try your hand at restoring a native plant habitat in your yard or project site. Habitat lists also include some hard to grow natives and natives with narrow habitat requirements, such as strictly coastal species, that may not be included on your main zip code list.

To view detailed information on the horticultural requirements and landscaping uses of the plants as well as photos for most species, click on any plant name.

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Common Name Scientific Name
Alligatorflag, Fireflag  Thalia geniculata
Alligatorlily Hymenocallis palmeri
American beautyberry  Callicarpa americana
American bluehearts Buchnera americana
American white waterlily  Nymphaea odorata
Arrowfeather threeawn  Aristida purpurascens
Bald cypress  Taxodium distichum
Baldwin's eryngo  Eryngium baldwinii
Ball-moss Tillandsia recurvata
Banded wild-pine, Twisted airplant Tillandsia flexuosa
Big floatingheart Nymphoides aquatica
Bird pepper, Cayenne pepper  Capsicum annuum var. glabriusculum
Black ironwood  Krugiodendron ferreum
Blackroot Pterocaulon pycnostachyum
Blolly, Beeftree  Guapira discolor
Blue mistflower  Conoclinium coelestinum
Bulltongue arrowhead, lance-leaved arrowhead  Sagittaria lancifolia
Butterflyweed, Butterfly milkweed  Asclepias tuberosa
Button-hemp, False nettle, Bog hemp  Boehmeria cylindrica
Cabbage palm  Sabal palmetto
Camphorweed Heterotheca subaxillaris
Candyweed, Showy milkwort Polygala violacea
Carolina Mosquito Fern Azolla caroliniana
Chapman's goldenrod  Solidago odora var. chapmanii
Clasping aster, Scaleleaf aster  Symphyotrichum adnatum
Climbing aster  Symphyotrichum carolinianum
Climbing hempweed, Climbing hempvine  Mikania scandens
Coastal plain hawkweed Hieracium megacephalon
Coastal Plain willow  Salix caroliniana
Coastalplain St. John's-wort Hypericum brachyphyllum
Coastalplain staggerbush  Lyonia fruticosa
Coco-plum  Chrysobalanus icaco
Common buttonbush  Cephalanthus occidentalis
Common snowberry, Milkberry  Chiococca alba
Coontie, Florida arrowroot  Zamia integrifolia
Coralbean, Cherokee bean  Erythrina herbacea
Corkystem passionflower  Passiflora suberosa
Creeping primrosewillow  Ludwigia repens
Dahoon holly, Dahoon  Ilex cassine
Dense gayfeather, Blazing star  Liatris spicata
Denseflower knotweed Polygonum glabrum
Dotted smartweed  Polygonum punctatum
Eastern gamagrass, Fakahatchee grass  Tripsacum dactyloides
Elderberry, American elder  Sambucus nigra subsp. canadensis
Elliott's fanpetals Sida elliottii
Elliott's love grass  Eragrostis elliottii
Everglades morningglory  Ipomoea sagittata
Fetterbush  Lyonia lucida
Fewflower milkweed  Asclepias lanceolata
Firebush  Hamelia patens var. patens
Florida butterfly orchid Encyclia tampensis
Florida hoarypea Tephrosia florida
Florida ironweed  Vernonia blodgettii
Florida privet, Florida swampprivet  Forestiera segregata
Forked bluecurls  Trichostema dichotomum
Giant goldenrod  Solidago leavenworthii
Giant leather fern  Acrostichum danaeifolium
Giant sword fern  Nephrolepis biserrata
Giant wild-pine, Giant airplant Tillandsia utriculata
Glade lobelia  Lobelia glandulosa
Golden canna, Bandana-of-the-everglades  Canna flaccida
Golden polypody  Phlebodium aureum
Gopher-apple  Licania michauxii
Green arum, Green arrow arum  Peltandra virginica
Gulf Coast spikerush Eleocharis cellulosa
Gulfdune paspalum  Paspalum monostachyum
Gumbo-limbo  Bursera simaruba
Hairy dawnflower Stylisma villosa
Hammock snakeroot  Ageratina jucunda
Inkwood, Butterbough  Exothea paniculata
Knotted spikerush  Eleocharis interstincta
Lancewood  Nectandra coriacea
Laurel oak, Diamond oak  Quercus laurifolia
Leavenworth's tickseed  Coreopsis leavenworthii
Lemon hyssop, Lemon bacopa, Blue waterhyssop  Bacopa caroliniana
Lizard's tail  Saururus cernuus
Long strap fern Campyloneurum phyllitidis
Lopsided Indian grass  Sorghastrum secundum
Maidencane  Panicum hemitomon
Marlberry  Ardisia escallonioides
Marsh fern Thelypteris palustris var. pubescens
Mild water-pepper, Swamp smartweed  Polygonum hydropiperoides
Muhlygrass, Hairawnmuhly  Muhlenbergia capillaris
Muscadine, Muscadine grape  Vitis rotundifolia
Musky mint, Clustered bushmint Hyptis alata
Myrsine, Colicwood  Myrsine cubana
Narrowleaf blueeyed-grass  Sisyrinchium angustifolium
Narrowleaf silkgrass  Pityopsis graminifolia
Narrowleaf yellowtops  Flaveria linearis
Narrow-leaved goldenrod, Wand goldenrod  Solidago stricta
Narrow-leaved waterwillow  Justicia angusta
Nash's blueeyed-grass Sisyrinchium nashii
Needleleaf witchgrass Dichanthelium aciculare
Openflower witchgrass Dichanthelium laxiflorum
Paradisetree  Simarouba glauca
Partridge pea  Chamaecrista fasciculata
Persimmon, Common persimmon  Diospyros virginiana
Pickerelweed  Pontederia cordata
Pigeonplum, Tietongue  Coccoloba diversifolia
Pine-hyacinth  Clematis baldwinii
Pineland clustervine Jacquemontia curtissii
Pineland euphorbia, Lesser Florida spurge Euphorbia polyphylla
Pineland heliotrope Heliotropium polyphyllum
Pinepink  Bletia purpurea
Pineywoods dropseed  Sporobolus junceus
Pink purslane, Kiss-me-quick  Portulaca pilosa
Pinklet  Stenandrium dulce
Pitted stripeseed  Piriqueta cistoides subsp. caroliniana
Pond cypress  Taxodium ascendens
Pond-apple  Annona glabra
Pricklypear  Opuntia humifusa
Purple thistle  Cirsium horridulum
Queensdelight Stillingia sylvatica
Rabbitbells Crotalaria rotundifolia
Red mulberry  Morus rubra
Redtop panicum  Panicum rigidulum
Reflexed wild-pine, Northern needleleaf Tillandsia balbisiana
Resurrection fern Pleopeltis polypodioides var. michauxiana
Rhizomatous bluestem Schizachyrium rhizomatum
Rockland twinflower, Pineland snakeherb  Dyschoriste angusta
Rose-of-Plymouth Sabatia stellaris
Rosy camphorweed  Pluchea baccharis
Royal fern  Osmunda regalis var. spectabilis
Running oak  Quercus pumila
Saltbush, Groundsel tree, Sea-myrtle  Baccharis halimifolia
Sand cordgrass  Spartina bakeri
Satinleaf  Chrysophyllum oliviforme
Saw palmetto  Serenoa repens
Saw-grass, Jamaica swamp sawgrass  Cladium jamaicense
Seaside goldenrod  Solidago sempervirens
Shiny blueberry  Vaccinium myrsinites
Shiny-leaved wild coffee  Psychotria nervosa
Shortleaf wild coffee  Psychotria tenuifolia
Silverling Baccharis glomeruliflora
Skyflower Hydrolea corymbosa
Slender gayfeather, Blazing star  Liatris gracilis
Soft-leaved wild-pine, Leatherleaf airplant Tillandsia variabilis
Softstem bulrush  Schoenoplectus tabernaemontani
South Florida slash pine  Pinus elliottii var. densa
Southeastern sneezeweed Helenium pinnatifidum
Southern shield fern  Thelypteris kunthii
Southern wiregrass  Aristida stricta
Southern-fleabane, Oakleaf fleabane Erigeron quercifolius
Spanish-moss Tillandsia usneoides
Spatterdock, Yellow Pondlily  Nuphar lutea subsp. advena
Splitbeard bluestem Andropogon ternarius
Spurred butterfly-pea Centrosema virginianum
St. Andrew's-cross Hypericum hypericoides
Starrush whitetop  Rhynchospora colorata
Stiff-leaved wild-pine, Cardinal airplant Tillandsia fasciculata var. densispica
Strangler fig, Golden fig  Ficus aurea
Sugarberry, Southern Hackberry  Celtis laevigata
Swamp bay  Persea palustris
Swamp fern, Toothed midsorus fern  Blechnum serrulatum
Swamp hibiscus, Swamp rosemallow  Hibiscus grandiflorus
Swamp milkweed  Asclepias incarnata
Swamp-lily, Seven-sisters, String-lily  Crinum americanum
Sweet-bay  Magnolia virginiana
Sweetscent Pluchea odorata
Switchgrass  Panicum virgatum
Tea-blinkum, Sanddune cinchweed  Pectis glaucescens
Thickleaf wild petunia  Ruellia succulenta
Thin-leaved wild-pine, Southern needleleaf Tillandsia setacea
Tropical-puff  Neptunia pubescens
Turkey tangle fogfruit, Capeweed, Frogfruit  Phyla nodiflora
Twinberry, Simpson’s stopper  Myrcianthes fragrans
Twisted wild-pine, Potbelly airplant Tillandsia paucifolia
Variable witchgrass  Dichanthelium commutatum
Vente conmigo  Croton glandulosus var. septentrionalis
Virginia live oak  Quercus virginiana
Virginia saltmarsh mallow  Kosteletzkya virginica
Virginia-creeper, Woodbine  Parthenocissus quinquefolia
Walter’s groundcherry  Physalis walteri
Water dropwort, Water cowbane  Tiedemannia filiformis
Water hyssop, Herb-of-grace  Bacopa monnieri
Wax myrtle, Southern Bayberry  Myrica cerifera
White indigoberry  Randia aculeata
White lobelia Lobelia paludosa
White stopper  Eugenia axillaris
Whitemouth dayflower Commelina erecta
Whitetassels  Dalea carnea var. carnea
Whorled milkweed  Asclepias verticillata
Wild Boston fern  Nephrolepis exaltata
Wild mastic, False mastic  Sideroxylon foetidissimum
Wild pennyroyal  Piloblephis rigida
Wild-coco Eulophia alta
Wild-lime, Lime prickly-ash  Zanthoxylum fagara
Wild-sage, Buttonsage  Lantana involucrata
Willow-bustic, White bully  Sideroxylon salicifolium
Wood sage, Canadian germander  Teucrium canadense
Woodsgrass, Basketgrass  Oplismenus hirtellus subsp. setarius
Yellow colicroot  Aletris lutea



 
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