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Mangrove swamp

There are 30 taxa reported for the Mangrove swamp habitat
in the Florida Keys

A short description of the Mangrove Swamp community from The Florida Natural Areas Inventory (FNAI) is “estuarine wetland on muck/sand/or limestone substrate; inundated with saltwater by daily tides; central peninsula and Keys; no fire; dominated by mangrove and mangrove associate species; red mangrove, black mangrove, white mangrove, buttonwood.” A full description can be found in FNAI’s 2010 Guide to the Natural Communities of Florida.
Scientific Name: Common Name: Florida Keys Native Status:
Acrostichum aureum Golden leather fern Native
Acrostichum danaeifolium Giant leather fern Native
Avicennia germinans Black mangrove Native
Batis maritima Saltwort, Turtleweed Native
Borrichia arborescens Green sea-oxeye-daisy, Tree seaside oxeye Native
Borrichia frutescens Silver sea-oxeye-daisy, Bushy seaside oxeye Native
Casuarina equisetifolia Australian-pine, Horsetail casuarina Not Native, Naturalized
Conocarpus erectus Buttonwood Native
Cynodon dactylon var. dactylon Bermuda grass Not Native, Naturalized
Dalbergia brownei Brown’s Indian rosewood Native
Encyclia tampensis Florida butterfly orchid Native
Fimbristylis cymosa Hurricane sedge, Hurricanegrass Not Native, Naturalized
Laguncularia racemosa White mangrove Native
Limonium carolinianum Saltmarsh-rosemary, Carolina sealavender Native
Lycium carolinianum Christmasberry, Carolina desertthorn Native
Pandanus tectorius Pandanus palm, Thatch screw-pine, Tahitian screw-pine Not Native, Cultivated Only
Pleopeltis marginata Ribbon fern Presumed Extirpated or Extinct
Rhabdadenia biflora Mangrove rubbervine, Mangrovevine Native
Rhizophora mangle Red mangrove Native
Sarcocornia perennis Perennial glasswort Native
Schinus terebinthifolius Brazilian-pepper Not Native, Naturalized
Sesuvium portulacastrum Perennial sea-purslane, Shoreline seapurslane 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 usneoides Spanish-moss Native
Tillandsia utriculata Giant wild-pine, Giant airplant Native
Vanilla barbellata Wormvine orchid Native