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Bourreria cassinifolia (A. Rich.) Griseb.
Pineland strongback

Bourreria cassinifolia
Copyright by: Jimi Sadle

Family: Boraginaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Shrub

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: South Florida and Cuba, where widespread.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

NatureServe Global Status: Vulnerable

State of Florida Status: Endangered

Florida Natural Areas Inventory State Status: Critically Imperiled

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Critically Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

Comments: See also, IRC’s report Vascular plant species of management concern in Everglades National Park (Gann 2015), page 23 and Florida Natural Areas Inventory's Field Guide to the Rare Plants of Florida page (Chafin 2000).

Other data on Bourreria cassinifolia available from :

Bourreria cassinifolia has been found in the following 11 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Bill Sadowski Park Present Native
Camp Owaissa Bauer Present Native
Chernoff Hammock Present Native
Everglades National Park Present Native
Ingram Pineland Present Native
Larry and Penny Thompson Park Present Native
National Key Deer Refuge Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
Ned Glenn Nature Preserve Present Native
Palm Drive Pineland Presumed Extirpated Presumed Extirpated
Seminole Wayside Park Present Native
SOCSOUTH Present Native, Cultivated Only

Bourreria cassinifolia has been found in the following 2 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Miami-Dade County Native
Monroe County (Keys) Native

Bourreria cassinifolia has been found in the following habitat :
Pine Rockland

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Bourreria cassinifolia
Copyright by: Jimi Sadle
Bourreria cassinifolia
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Bourreria cassinifolia
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley