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Lygodesmia aphylla (Nutt.) DC.

Lygodesmia aphylla
Copyright by: John Bradford

Family: Asteraceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeastern United States (Florida, Georgia).

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida


SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

Other data on Lygodesmia aphylla available from :

Lygodesmia aphylla has been found in the following 21 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Babcock Ranch Preserve Present Native
Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve Present Native
Cedar Point Environmental Park Present Native
Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed (CREW) Present Native
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Present Native
Danforth Park Present Native
Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park Present Native
Dupuis Reserve Present Native
Estero Bay Preserve State Park Present Native
Fred C. Babcock-Cecil M. Webb Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Frenchman's Forest Natural Area Present Native
Halpatiokee Regional Park Present Native
Hawk's Hammock Park Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Koreshan State Historic Site Present Native
Loxahatchee River Natural Area Present Native
Prairie Pines Preserve Present Native
Railhead Scrub Preserve Present Native
Savannas Preserve State Park Present Native
Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve Present Native
Tilton Present Native

Lygodesmia aphylla has been found in the following 7 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
Charlotte County Native
Collier County Native
Glades County Native
Lee County Native
Martin County Native
Palm Beach County Native

Lygodesmia aphylla has been found in the following 3 habitats :
Depression Marsh
Mesic Flatwoods
Wet Flatwoods

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Lygodesmia aphylla
Copyright by: John Bradford
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Lygodesmia aphylla
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer
Lygodesmia aphylla
Copyright by: Chuck McCartney