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Freshwater Tidal Swamp

There are 42 taxa reported for the Freshwater Tidal Swamp habitat
in the Florida Keys

River mouth wetland, organic soil with extensive root mat; inundated with freshwater in response to tidal cycles; rare or no fire; cypress, bays, cabbage palm, gums and/or cedars.
Scientific Name: Common Name: Florida Keys Native Status:
Acrostichum aureum Golden leather fern Native
Acrostichum danaeifolium Giant leather fern Native
Campyloneurum phyllitidis Long strap fern Native
Chrysobalanus icaco Coco-plum Native
Cladium jamaicense Saw-grass, Jamaica swamp sawgrass Native
Conocarpus erectus Buttonwood Native
Cyperus odoratus Fragrant flatsedge Native
Dalbergia ecastaphyllum Coinvine Native
Eleocharis cellulosa Gulf Coast spikerush Native
Encyclia tampensis Florida butterfly orchid Native
Eupatorium capillifolium Dog-fennel Native
Ficus aurea Strangler fig, Golden fig Native
Funastrum clausum Whitevine, White twinevine Native
Ludwigia octovalvis Mexican primrosewillow Doubtfully Native
Melaleuca quinquenervia Punktree Not Native, Naturalized
Mikania scandens Climbing hempweed, Climbing hempvine Native
Myrsine cubana Myrsine, Colicwood Native
Nephrolepis exaltata Sword fern, Wild Boston fern Native
Parietaria floridana Florida pellitory Native
Parthenocissus quinquefolia Virginia-creeper, Woodbine Native
Persea palustris Swamp bay Native
Phlebodium aureum Golden polypody Native
Pilea microphylla Artillery plant, Rockweed Native
Pleopeltis polypodioides var. michauxiana Resurrection fern Native
Rhabdadenia biflora Mangrove rubbervine, Mangrovevine Native
Rhizophora mangle Red mangrove Native
Ruppia maritima Wigeon-grass Native
Sabal palmetto Cabbage palm Native
Sagittaria lancifolia Bulltongue arrowhead, lance-leaved arrowhead Possibly Extirpated
Schinus terebinthifolius Brazilian-pepper Not Native, Naturalized
Thelypteris kunthii Southern shield fern Native
Tillandsia balbisiana Reflexed wild-pine Native
Tillandsia fasciculata var. densispica Stiff-leaved wild-pine, Cardinal airplant Native
Tillandsia flexuosa Banded wild-pine, Twisted 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
Toxicodendron radicans Eastern poison-ivy Native
Typha domingensis Southern cat-tail Native
Vittaria lineata Shoestring fern Native