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Floodplain Swamp

There are 96 taxa reported for the Floodplain Swamp habitat.

Floodplain with organic/alluvial substrate; usually inundated; subtropical or temperate; rare or no fire; vegetation characterized by cypress, tupelo, black gum, and/or pop ash.
Scientific Name: Common Name: South Florida Native Status:
Acer rubrum Red maple Native
Acrostichum danaeifolium Giant leather fern Native
Annona glabra Pond-apple Native
Blechnum serrulatum Swamp fern, Toothed midsorus fern Native
Boehmeria cylindrica False nettle, Bog hemp, Button-hemp Native
Campyloneurum phyllitidis Long strap fern Native
Cephalanthus occidentalis Common buttonbush Native
Colocasia esculenta Wild taro, Dasheen, Coco-yam Not Native, Naturalized
Commelina diffusa var. diffusa Common dayflower Not Native, Naturalized
Crinum americanum Swamp-lily, Seven-sisters, String-lily Native
Cucurbita okeechobeensis subsp. okeechobeensis Okeechobee gourd Native
Cyperus odoratus Fragrant flatsedge Native
Eichhornia crassipes Common water-hyacinth Not Native, Naturalized
Encyclia tampensis Florida butterfly orchid Native
Eupatorium capillifolium Dog-fennel Native
Ficus aurea Strangler fig, Golden fig Native
Ficus microcarpa Laurel fig, Indian laurel Not Native, Naturalized
Fraxinus caroliniana Water ash, Carolina ash, Pop ash Native
Funastrum clausum Whitevine, White twinevine Native
Gordonia lasianthus Loblolly bay Native
Hibiscus grandiflorus Swamp hibiscus, Swamp rosemallow Native
Hydrilla verticillata Water-thyme Not Native, Naturalized
Hydrocotyle umbellata Manyflower marshpennywort Native
Hydrocotyle verticillata var. verticillata Whorled marshpennywort Native
Hypoxis curtissii Common yellow stargrass Native
Ilex cassine Dahoon holly, Dahoon Native
Isoetes flaccida Florida quillwort Native
Itea virginica Virginia-willow, Virginia sweetspire Native
Kosteletzkya pentacarpos Virginia saltmarsh mallow Native
Limnophila sessiliflora Asian marshweed Not Native, Naturalized
Ludwigia octovalvis Mexican primrosewillow Native
Ludwigia peruviana Peruvian primrosewillow Not Native, Naturalized
Ludwigia pilosa Hairy primrosewillow Native
Lygodium microphyllum Small-leaf climbing fern Not Native, Naturalized
Melaleuca quinquenervia Punktree Not Native, Naturalized
Micranthemum umbrosum Shade mudflower Native
Mimosa pigra Black mimosa Not Native, Naturalized
Myrica cerifera Wax myrtle, Southern Bayberry Native
Myrsine cubana Myrsine, Colicwood Native
Najas guadalupensis Southern waternymph Native
Nephrolepis cordifolia Tuberous sword fern Not Native, Naturalized
Nephrolepis exaltata Sword fern, Wild Boston fern Native
Osmunda regalis var. spectabilis Royal fern Native
Osmundastrum cinnamomeum Cinnamon fern Native
Panicum hemitomon Maidencane Native
Panicum rigidulum Redtop panicum Native
Parietaria floridana Florida pellitory Native
Parthenocissus quinquefolia Virginia-creeper, Woodbine Native
Peltandra virginica Green arum, Green arrow arum Native
Persea palustris Swamp bay Native
Phanopyrum gymnocarpon Savannah panicum Native
Phlebodium aureum Golden polypody Native
Pilea microphylla Artillery plant, Rockweed Native
Pinus elliottii var. densa South Florida slash pine Native
Pistia stratiotes Water-lettuce Native
Pleopeltis polypodioides var. michauxiana Resurrection fern Native
Pluchea odorata Sweetscent Native
Polygonum hydropiperoides Mild water-pepper, Swamp smartweed Native
Polygonum punctatum Dotted smartweed Native
Pontederia cordata Pickerelweed Native
Pouzolzia zeylanica Pouzolz's bush Not Native, Naturalized
Proserpinaca palustris Mermaid weed, Marsh mermaidweed Native
Proserpinaca pectinata Mermaid weed, Combleaf mermaidweed Native
Psilotum nudum Whisk-fern Native
Psychotria tenuifolia Shortleaf wild coffee Native
Pteridium pseudocaudatum Tailed bracken fern Native
Rhynchospora inundata Narrowfruit horned beaksedge Native
Rhynchospora miliacea Millet beaksedge Native
Sabal palmetto Cabbage palm Native
Sagittaria lancifolia Bulltongue arrowhead, lance-leaved arrowhead Native
Salix caroliniana Coastal Plain willow Native
Salvinia minima Water spangles Not Native, Naturalized
Sambucus nigra subsp. canadensis Elderberry, American elder Native
Saururus cernuus Lizard’s tail Native
Schinus terebinthifolius Brazilian-pepper Not Native, Naturalized
Senna pendula var. glabrata Valamuerto Not Native, Naturalized
Smilax laurifolia Catbrier, Laurel greenbrier, Bamboo vine Native
Thalia geniculata Alligatorflag, Fireflag Native
Thelypteris interrupta Interrupted maiden fern, Hottentot fern Native
Thelypteris kunthii Southern shield fern Native
Thelypteris palustris var. pubescens Marsh fern Native
Thelypteris reticulata Lattice-vein fern Native
Thelypteris serrata Toothed lattice-vein fern Native
Tillandsia balbisiana Reflexed wild-pine Native
Tillandsia fasciculata var. densispica Stiff-leaved wild-pine, Cardinal airplant Native
Tillandsia paucifolia Twisted wild-pine, Potbelly airplant Native
Tillandsia recurvata Ball-moss Native
Tillandsia setacea Thin-leaved wild-pine, Southern needleleaf Native
Tillandsia usneoides Spanish-moss Native
Tillandsia utriculata Giant wild-pine, Giant airplant Native
Tillandsia variabilis Soft-leaved wild-pine, Leatherleaf airplant Native
Toxicodendron radicans Eastern poison-ivy Native
Typha domingensis Southern cat-tail Native
Vittaria lineata Shoestring fern Native
Woodwardia virginica Virginia chain fern Native
Youngia japonica Rocketweed, Oriental false hawksbeard Not Native, Naturalized