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There are 2581 taxa reported for South Florida.

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Scientific Name: Common Name: Native Status:
Vaccaria hispanica Cow soapwort, Cow herb Not Native, Naturalized
Vaccinium arboreum Sparkleberry, Farkleberry Native
Vaccinium corymbosum Highbush blueberry Native
Vaccinium darrowii Darrow’s blueberry Native
Vaccinium myrsinites Shiny blueberry Native
Vaccinium stamineum Deerberry Native
Vachellia choriophylla Cinnecord Native
Vachellia farnesiana var. pinetorum Pineland acacia Native
Vachellia farnesiana var. farnesiana Sweet acacia Native
Vachellia macracantha Porknut Native
Vachellia sphaerocephala Bee wattle Not Native, Naturalized
Vachellia tortuosa Poponax Native
Vallesia antillana Pearlberry, Tearshrub Native
Vallisneria americana Tape-grass, American eel-grass Native
Vanilla barbellata Wormvine orchid Native
Vanilla dilloniana Leafless vanilla, Mrs. Lott's vanilla Native
Vanilla mexicana Mexican vanilla, Fuchs’ vanilla Native
Vanilla phaeantha Leafy vanilla Native
Vanilla planifolia Commercial vanilla Not Native, Naturalized
Vanilla pompona West Indian vanilla Not Native, Naturalized
Varronia bahamensis Bahama manjack, Bahama geiger Native
Varronia bullata subsp. humilis Butterflybush, Curacao bush, Bloodberry Native
Varronia curassavica Black sage Not Native, Naturalized
Veitchia arecina Montgomery palm Not Native, Cultivated Only
Verbascum virgatum Wand mullein Not Native, Naturalized
Verbena bonariensis Purpletop vervain Not Native, Naturalized
Verbena brasiliensis Brazilian vervain Not Native, Naturalized
Verbena litoralis Seashore vervain Not Native, Naturalized
Verbena scabra Harsh verbena, Sandpaper vervain Native
Verbesina encelioides Western crownbeard, Golden crownbeard Not Native, Naturalized
Verbesina virginica Frostweed, White crownbeard Native
Vernonia blodgettii Florida ironweed Native
Vernonia gigantea Giant ironweed Native
Veronica peregrina Neckweed Native
Viburnum obovatum Small viburnum, Walter’s viburnum Native
Viburnum suspensum Viburnum Not Native, Cultivated Only
Vicia acutifolia Sand vetch, Fourleaf vetch Native
Vigna adenantha Wild pea Not Native, Naturalized
Vigna hosei Sarawak bean Not Native, Naturalized
Vigna luteola Cow-pea, Hairypod cowpea Native
Vigna speciosa Wondering cowpea Not Native, Naturalized
Vigna unguiculata Cow-pea, Blackeyed pea Not Native, Naturalized
Viola lanceolata Bog white violet Native
Viola palmata Early blue violet Native
Viola primulifolia Primrose-leaved violet Native
Viola sororia Common blue violet Native
Vitex agnus-castus Lilac chastetree Not Native, Naturalized
Vitex glabrata Smooth chastetree Not Native, Naturalized
Vitex trifolia Simpleleaf chastetree Not Native, Naturalized
Vitis aestivalis Summer grape Native
Vitis cinerea var. floridana Florida grape Native
Vitis rotundifolia Muscadine, Muscadine grape Native
Vitis shuttleworthii Calusa grape Native
Vittaria lineata Shoestring fern Native
Voyria parasitica Parasitic ghostplant Native