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Dome Swamp

There are 172 taxa reported for the Dome Swamp habitat.

A short description of the Dome Swamp community from The Florida Natural Areas Inventory (FNAI) is “small or large and shallow isolated depression in sand/marl/limestone substrate with peat accumulating toward center; occurring within a fire-maintained community; seasonally inundated; still water; statewide excluding Keys; occasional or rare fire; forested, canopy often tallest in center; pond cypress, swamp tupelo.” A full description can be found in FNAI's 2010 Guide to the Natural Communities of Florida. The current concept of Dome Swamp includes the variants Gum Pond, which is described as “underlain by a clay lens; generally occurs in upland pine; mainly Panhandle; longer hydroperiod and lower fire frequency than cypress-dominated dome swamps; dominated by swamp tupelo,” and Stringer Swamp, which is described as “narrow linear swamps; occur within a pyrogenic community along intermittent streams that only flow during heavy rainfall; Panhandle; dominated by pond cypress.”
Scientific Name: Common Name: South Florida Native Status:
Acer rubrum Red maple Native
Acmella oppositifolia var. repens Oppositeleaf spotflower Native
Acrostichum danaeifolium Giant leather fern Native
Aeschynomene pratensis var. pratensis Sensitive joint-vetch, Meadow joint-vetch Native
Alternanthera sessilis Sessile joyweed Not Native, Naturalized
Andropogon glomeratus var. pumilus Common bushy bluestem Native
Annona glabra Pond-apple Native
Azolla caroliniana Carolina Mosquito Fern Native
Bacopa caroliniana Lemon hyssop, Lemon bacopa, Blue waterhyssop Native
Blechnum serrulatum Swamp fern, Toothed midsorus fern Native
Bletia purpurea Pinepink Native
Boehmeria cylindrica False nettle, Bog hemp, Button-hemp Native
Campyloneurum phyllitidis Long strap fern Native
Carex gigantea Giant sedge Native
Carex lupuliformis Hop sedge Native
Carex verrucosa Warty sedge Native
Catopsis floribunda Florida strap airplant Native
Cephalanthus occidentalis Common buttonbush Native
Ceratopteris pteridoides Water horn fern Native
Chrysobalanus icaco Coco-plum Native
Cissus verticillata var. verticillata Possum-grape, Seasonvine Native
Cladium jamaicense Saw-grass, Jamaica swamp sawgrass Native
Coelorachis tuberculosa Florida jointtail grass Native
Commelina diffusa var. diffusa Common dayflower Not Native, Naturalized
Commelina diffusa var. gigas Climbing dayflower Not Native, Naturalized
Crinum americanum Swamp-lily, Seven-sisters, String-lily Native
Cyperus odoratus Fragrant flatsedge Native
Cyperus strigosus Strawcolored flatsedge Native
Cyrtopodium punctatum Cowhorn orchid, Cigar orchid Native
Dendrophylax lindenii Ghost orchid, Palmplolly Native
Dendrophylax porrectus Needleroot airplant orchid Native
Dichanthelium commutatum Variable witchgrass Native
Diodia virginiana Buttonweed, Virginia buttonweed Native
Echinochloa walteri Coast cockspur Native
Eichhornia crassipes Common water-hyacinth Not Native, Naturalized
Eleocharis cellulosa Gulf Coast spikerush Native
Eleocharis microcarpa Smallfruit spikerush Native
Encyclia tampensis Florida butterfly orchid Native
Epidendrum nocturnum Night-blooming epidendrum, Night-scented orchid Native
Epidendrum rigidum Stiff-flower star orchid, rigid Epidendrum Native
Eriocaulon compressum Flattened pipewort Native
Eriocaulon decangulare Tenangle pipewort Native
Eulophia alta Wild-coco Native
Eupatorium capillifolium Dog-fennel Native
Ficus aurea Strangler fig, Golden fig Native
Ficus microcarpa Laurel fig, Indian laurel Not Native, Naturalized
Funastrum clausum Whitevine, White twinevine Native
Glandularia tampensis Tampa mock vervain, Tampa verbena Native
Habenaria floribunda Rein orchid, Toothpetal false reinorchid Native
Habenaria repens Waterspider false reinorchid Native
Hydrilla verticillata Water-thyme Not Native, Naturalized
Hydrocotyle umbellata Manyflower marshpennywort Native
Hydrocotyle verticillata var. verticillata Whorled marshpennywort Native
Hydrolea corymbosa Skyflower Native
Hypericum cistifolium Roundpod St. John's-wort Native
Hypericum tetrapetalum Fourpetal St. John’s-wort Native
Hyptis alata Musky mint, Clustered bushmint Native
Ilex cassine Dahoon holly, Dahoon Native
Ipomoea indica Ocean-blue morningglory Native
Iva microcephala Piedmont marshelder Native
Juncus paludosus Native
Kosteletzkya pentacarpos Virginia saltmarsh mallow Native
Lachnanthes caroliana Bloodroot, Carolina redroot Native
Landoltia punctata Dotted duckweed Not Native, Naturalized
Lemna valdiviana Valdivia duckweed Native
Lindernia dubia Yellowseed false-pimpernel Native
Ludwigia octovalvis Mexican primrosewillow Native
Ludwigia peruviana Peruvian primrosewillow Not Native, Naturalized
Ludwigia repens Creeping primrosewillow Native
Lycopus rubellus Taperleaf waterhoarhound Native
Lygodium japonicum Japanese climbing fern Not Native, Naturalized
Lygodium microphyllum Small-leaf climbing fern Not Native, Naturalized
Melaleuca quinquenervia Punktree Not Native, Naturalized
Melothria pendula Creeping-cucumber Native
Mikania scandens Climbing hempweed, Climbing hempvine Native
Myrica cerifera Wax myrtle, Southern Bayberry Native
Myrsine cubana Myrsine, Colicwood Native
Najas guadalupensis Southern waternymph Native
Nephrolepis biserrata Giant sword fern Native
Nephrolepis cordifolia Tuberous sword fern Not Native, Naturalized
Nephrolepis exaltata Sword fern, Wild Boston fern Native
Nuphar lutea subsp. advena Spatterdock, Yellow Pondlily Native
Nymphaea elegans Blue waterlily, Tropical royalblue waterlily Native
Nymphaea odorata American white waterlily Native
Nymphoides aquatica Big floatingheart Native
Ophioglossum petiolatum Stalked adder’s tongue fern Native
Osmunda regalis var. spectabilis Royal fern Native
Osmundastrum cinnamomeum Cinnamon fern Native
Panicum hemitomon Maidencane Native
Panicum rigidulum Redtop panicum Native
Panicum verrucosum Warty panicum, Warty panicgrass Native
Parietaria floridana Florida pellitory Native
Parthenocissus quinquefolia Virginia-creeper, Woodbine Native
Paspalidium geminatum Egyptian paspalidium Native
Peltandra virginica Green arum, Green arrow arum Native
Persea palustris Swamp bay Native
Phlebodium aureum Golden polypody Native
Phoradendron leucarpum Mistletoe, Oak mistletoe Native
Physalis arenicola Cypresshead groundcherry Native
Pilea microphylla Artillery plant, Rockweed Native
Pinus elliottii var. densa South Florida slash pine Native
Pistia stratiotes Water-lettuce Native
Pleopeltis polypodioides var. michauxiana Resurrection fern Native
Pluchea odorata Sweetscent Native
Polygala ramosa Low pinebarren milkwort Native
Polygonum glabrum Denseflower knotweed Native
Polygonum hydropiperoides Mild water-pepper, Swamp smartweed Native
Polygonum punctatum Dotted smartweed Native
Polystachya concreta Greater yellowspike orchid Native
Pontederia cordata Pickerelweed Native
Prosthechea cochleata Clamshell orchid, cockleshell orchid Native
Psilotum nudum Whisk-fern Native
Psychotria nervosa Shiny-leaved wild coffee Native
Psychotria tenuifolia Shortleaf wild coffee Native
Pteris quadriaurita Striped Brake Native
Pteris tripartita Giant brake Not Native, Naturalized
Rhizophora mangle Red mangrove Native
Rhynchospora colorata Starrush whitetop Native
Rhynchospora corniculata Shortbristle horned beaksedge Native
Rhynchospora harperi Harper’s beaksedge Native
Rhynchospora inundata Narrowfruit horned beaksedge Native
Rhynchospora miliacea Millet beaksedge Native
Rhynchospora tracyi Tracy’s beaksedge Native
Sabal palmetto Cabbage palm Native
Sagittaria filiformis Threadleaf arrowhead Native
Sagittaria graminea var. graminea Grassy arrowhead Native
Sagittaria graminea var. chapmanii Chapman's arrowhead Native
Sagittaria lancifolia Bulltongue arrowhead, lance-leaved arrowhead Native
Salix caroliniana Coastal Plain willow Native
Salvinia minima Water spangles Not Native, Naturalized
Sambucus nigra subsp. canadensis Elderberry, American elder Native
Saururus cernuus Lizard’s tail Native
Schinus terebinthifolius Brazilian-pepper Not Native, Naturalized
Senna pendula var. glabrata Valamuerto Not Native, Naturalized
Setaria magna Giant bristlegrass Native
Solanum tampicense Aquatic soda-apple Not Native, Naturalized
Solidago stricta Wand goldenrod Native
Spiranthes odorata Fragrant lady’s-tresses, Marsh lady’s-tresses Native
Spirodela polyrhiza Common duckweed Native
Stillingia aquatica Corkwood, Water toothleaf Native
Symphyotrichum carolinianum Climbing aster Native
Taxodium ascendens Pond cypress Native
Taxodium distichum Bald cypress Native
Thalia geniculata Alligatorflag, Fireflag Native
Thelypteris interrupta Interrupted maiden fern, Hottentot fern Native
Thelypteris kunthii Southern shield fern Native
Thelypteris palustris var. pubescens Marsh fern Native
Thelypteris reticulata Lattice-vein fern Native
Tiedmannia filiformis Water dropwort, Water cowbane 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 setacea Thin-leaved wild-pine, Southern needleleaf Native
Tillandsia usneoides Spanish-moss Native
Tillandsia utriculata Giant wild-pine, Giant airplant Native
Tillandsia variabilis Soft-leaved wild-pine, Leatherleaf airplant Native
Tillandsia x smalliana Reddish wild-pine Native
Toxicodendron radicans Eastern poison-ivy Native
Trachelospermum difforme Climbing-dogbane
Triadenum virginicum Virginia marsh St. John’s-wort Native
Typha domingensis Southern cat-tail Native
Utricularia foliosa Leafy bladderwort Native
Utricularia gibba Cone-spur bladderwort, Humped bladderwort Native
Utricularia inflata Floating bladderwort Native
Utricularia purpurea Eastern purple bladderwort Native
Utricularia radiata Little floating bladderwort Native
Vallisneria americana Tape-grass, American eel-grass Native
Vittaria lineata Shoestring fern Native
Woodwardia virginica Virginia chain fern Native
Youngia japonica Rocketweed, Oriental false hawksbeard Not Native, Naturalized