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Natives For Your Neighborhood Plant List


Plants in Zip Code 33955


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
Bay lobelia Lobelia feayana
Beaked panicum  Panicum anceps
Big floatingheart Nymphoides aquatica
Blackeyed susan  Rudbeckia hirta
Blackroot Pterocaulon pycnostachyum
Bloodroot, Carolina redroot  Lachnanthes caroliniana
Blue mistflower  Conoclinium coelestinum
Bog white violet  Viola lanceolata
Bulltongue arrowhead, lance-leaved arrowhead  Sagittaria lancifolia
Butterflyweed, Butterfly milkweed  Asclepias tuberosa
Button snakeroot, Button rattlenakemaster Eryngium yuccifolium
Button-hemp, False nettle, Bog hemp  Boehmeria cylindrica
Cabbage palm  Sabal palmetto
Camphorweed Heterotheca subaxillaris
Canada toadflax Linaria canadensis
Candyweed, Showy milkwort Polygala violacea
Carolina Mosquito Fern Azolla caroliniana
Catesby's lily, Pine lily  Lilium catesbaei
Chalky bluestem  Andropogon virginicus var. glaucus
Chapman's goldenrod  Solidago odora var. chapmanii
Chapman's oak  Quercus chapmanii
Cinnamon fern  Osmundastrum cinnamomeum
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
Common blue violet  Viola sororia
Common buttonbush  Cephalanthus occidentalis
Common pawpaw, Netted pawpaw  Asimina reticulata
Coontie, Florida arrowroot  Zamia integrifolia
Coralbean, Cherokee bean  Erythrina herbacea
Corkystem passionflower  Passiflora suberosa
Creeping primrosewillow  Ludwigia repens
Dahoon holly, Dahoon  Ilex cassine
Darrow’s blueberry  Vaccinium darrowii
Dense gayfeather, Blazing star  Liatris spicata
Denseflower knotweed Polygonum glabrum
Dixie iris, Prairie iris  Iris hexagona
Dotted smartweed  Polygonum punctatum
Dwarf black-huckleberry, Dwarf huckleberry Gaylussacia dumosa
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
False dragonhead, Eastern false dragonhead  Physostegia purpurea
Fetterbush  Lyonia lucida
Fewflower milkweed  Asclepias lanceolata
Firebush  Hamelia patens var. patens
Florida butterfly orchid Encyclia tampensis
Florida elephant's-foot, Tall elephant's-foot  Elephantopus elatus
Florida ironweed  Vernonia blodgettii
Florida paintbrush, Coastalplain chaffhead  Carphephorus corymbosus
Florida tickseed  Coreopsis floridana
Forked bluecurls  Trichostema dichotomum
Fourpetal St. John's-wort Hypericum tetrapetalum
Gallberry, Inkberry  Ilex glabra
Garber's gayfeather Liatris garberi
Giant goldenrod  Solidago leavenworthii
Giant leather fern  Acrostichum danaeifolium
Giant whitetop Rhynchospora latifolia
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
Groundnut  Apios americana
Gulf Coast spikerush Eleocharis cellulosa
Gulfdune paspalum  Paspalum monostachyum
Hairy chaffhead  Carphephorus paniculatus
Hammock snakeroot  Ageratina jucunda
Knotted spikerush  Eleocharis interstincta
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
Lyre-leaved sage  Salvia lyrata
Maidencane  Panicum hemitomon
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
Myrtle oak  Quercus myrtifolia
Narroleaf sunflower, Swamp sunflower  Helianthus angustifolius
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
Nuttall's meadowbeauty Rhexia nuttallii
Openflower witchgrass Dichanthelium laxiflorum
Pale meadowbeauty, Maryland meadowbeauty  Rhexia mariana
Partridge pea  Chamaecrista fasciculata
Persimmon, Common persimmon  Diospyros virginiana
Pickerelweed  Pontederia cordata
Pinebarren frostweed  Crocanthemum corymbosum
Pinebarren goldenrod  Solidago fistulosa
Pine-hyacinth  Clematis baldwinii
Pineland euphorbia, Lesser Florida spurge Euphorbia polyphylla
Pineland heliotrope Heliotropium polyphyllum
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
Recline Florida bully Sideroxylon reclinatum
Red maple  Acer rubrum
Red mulberry  Morus rubra
Redtop panicum  Panicum rigidulum
Reflexed wild-pine, Northern needleleaf Tillandsia balbisiana
Resurrection fern Pleopeltis polypodioides var. michauxiana
Rose-of-Plymouth Sabatia stellaris
Rosy camphorweed  Pluchea baccharis
Roundleaf thoroughwort, False horehound  Eupatorium rotundifolium
Roundpod St. John's-wort Hypericum cistifolium
Royal fern  Osmunda regalis var. spectabilis
Running oak  Quercus pumila
Saltbush, Groundsel tree, Sea-myrtle  Baccharis halimifolia
Sand cordgrass  Spartina bakeri
Sand live oak  Quercus geminata
Sandweed, Peelbark St. John's-wort Hypericum fasciculatum
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
Slender goldenrod Euthamia caroliniana
Small viburnum, Walter’s viburnum  Viburnum obovatum
Soft rush  Juncus effusus var. solutus
Softstem bulrush  Schoenoplectus tabernaemontani
South Florida slash pine  Pinus elliottii var. densa
Southeastern sneezeweed Helenium pinnatifidum
Southern pineland rayless goldenrod Bigelowia nudata subsp. australis
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 cornel, Swamp dogwood, Stiff dogwood  Cornus foemina
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
Tarflower  Bejaria racemosa
Tea-blinkum, Sanddune cinchweed  Pectis glaucescens
Thin-leaved wild-pine, Southern needleleaf Tillandsia setacea
Trumpet vine, Trumpet creeper  Campsis radicans
Variable witchgrass  Dichanthelium commutatum
Vente conmigo  Croton glandulosus var. septentrionalis
Virginia chain fern  Woodwardia virginica
Virginia live oak  Quercus virginiana
Virginia saltmarsh mallow  Kosteletzkya virginica
Virginia-creeper, Woodbine  Parthenocissus quinquefolia
Virginia-willow, Virginia sweetspire  Itea virginica
Walter's groundcherry  Physalis walteri
Water ash, Carolina ash, Pop ash  Fraxinus caroliniana
Water dropwort, Water cowbane  Tiedemannia filiformis
Water hickory  Carya aquatica
Water hyssop, Herb-of-grace  Bacopa monnieri
Wax myrtle, Southern Bayberry  Myrica cerifera
White lobelia Lobelia paludosa
Whitemouth dayflower Commelina erecta
Whitetassels  Dalea carnea
Whorled milkweed  Asclepias verticillata
Wild Boston fern  Nephrolepis exaltata
Wild pennyroyal  Piloblephis rigida
Wild-coco Eulophia alta
Wild-lime, Lime prickly-ash  Zanthoxylum fagara
Wood sage, Canadian germander  Teucrium canadense
Woodsgrass, Basketgrass  Oplismenus hirtellus subsp. setarius
Yellow colicroot  Aletris lutea
Yellow-buttons, Coastalplain Honeycombhead  Balduina angustifolia
Yellowseed false-pimpernel Lindernia dubia var. dubia

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