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Jacquemontia curtisii Peter ex Small
Pineland clustervine

Jacquemontia curtisii
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer

Family: Convolvulaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Endemic to South Florida.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

NatureServe Global Status: Imperiled

State of Florida Status: Threatened

Florida Natural Areas Inventory State Status: Imperiled

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

South Florida History and Distribution: This is rare in South Florida and known only from the Miami Rock Ridge, northern Broward County and the Big Cypress. It is only frequent in remnant pine rockland fragments on the Miami Rock Ridge. Using modern NatureServe criteria, we re-ranked this as Imperiled in South Florida in July, 2018.

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Jacquemontia curtisii has been found in the following 43 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Bill Sadowski Park Present Native
Black Creek Forest Present Native
Camp Owaissa Bauer Present Native
Camp Owaissa Bauer Addition Present Native
Coral Reef Park Present Native
Deering Estate at Cutler Present Native
Dolphin Center and Dolphin Center Addition Present Native
Eachus Pineland Present Native
Everglades National Park Present Native
Florida City Pineland Present Native
Frog Pond/L-31 N Transition Lands Present Native
George N. Avery Pineland Present Native
Gold Coast Railroad Museum Present Native
Goulds Pineland Present Native
Hillsboro Pineland Natural Area Present Native
Ingram Pineland Present Native
Larry and Penny Thompson Park Present Native
Ludlam Pineland Present Native
Luis Martinez United States Army Reserve Station, Richmond Pine Rocklands Present Native
Medlock Pineland Present Native
Moreno Pine Rockland Present Native
Navy Wells Pineland 39 Native
Navy Wells Pineland Preserve Present Native
Ned Glenn Nature Preserve Present Native
Nixon Smiley Pineland Preserve Present Native
Northrop Pineland Present Native
Palm Drive Pineland Present Native
Pine Ridge Sanctuary Present Native
Pine Shore Preserve Present Native
Porter-Russell Pineland Present Native
Quail Roost Pineland Present Native
R. Hardy Matheson Preserve Present Native
Rock Pit 39 Present Native
Rockdale Pineland Present Native
Ron Ehmann Park Present Native
Seminole Wayside Park Present Native
SOCSOUTH Present Native
Sunny Palms Pineland Present Native
Tamiami Pineland Complex Addition Present Native
Trinity Pineland Present Native
West Biscayne Pineland Present Native
Zoo Miami Present Native

Jacquemontia curtisii has been found in the following 6 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Collier County Native
Hendry County Native
Martin County Possibly Extirpated Not Native, Naturalized
Miami-Dade County Native
Monroe County (Keys) Not Native, Cultivated Only
Monroe County (Mainland) Native

Jacquemontia curtisii has been found in the following 4 habitats :
Disturbed Upland
Marl Prairie
Mesic Flatwoods
Pine Rockland

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Jacquemontia curtisii
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer
Jacquemontia curtisii
Copyright by: Keith Buttry, 2018
In habitat, Big Cypress Natinal Preserve, Florida
Jacquemontia curtisii
Copyright by: George D. Gann