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Lechea divaricata Shuttlw. ex Britton
Drysand pinweed

Family: Cistaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Endemic to peninsular Florida.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

NatureServe Global Status: Imperiled

State of Florida Status: Endangered

Florida Natural Areas Inventory State Status: Imperiled

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

Comments: See also Florida Natural Areas Inventory's Field Guide to the Rare Plants of Florida page (Chafin 2000). For images, click on the Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants link below.

Other data on Lechea divaricata available from :

Lechea divaricata has been found in the following 11 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Danforth Park Recorded as Present in Error
Dupuis Reserve Present Native
Florida Atlantic University Ecological Site Present Native
Hawk's Hammock Park Recorded as Present in Error
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Juno Dunes Natural Area Doubtfully Present
Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse Outstanding Natural Area
Jupiter Ridge Natural Area Present Native
Ned Glenn Nature Preserve Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
Pine Shore Preserve Present Native
Seacrest Scrub Natural Area Present Native

Lechea divaricata has been found in the following 6 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Presumed Extirpated Native, presumed Extirpated, now Cultivated Only
Collier County Native
Lee County Native
Martin County Native
Miami-Dade County Native
Palm Beach County Native

Lechea divaricata has been found in the following 4 habitats :
Disturbed Upland
Pine Rockland
Scrubby Flatwoods