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Brickellia mosieri (Small) Shinners
Mosier’s false boneset, Florida Brickell-bush

Brickellia mosieri
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer, 2013
In habitat, Richmond Pineland Complex

Family: Asteraceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Endemic to South Florida in Miami-Dade County.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

NatureServe Global Status: Critically Imperiled

United States Federal Status: Endangered

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 History and Distribution: This is very rare in South Florida and known only from the Miami Rock Ridge. Using modern NatureServe criteria, we up-ranked this to Critically Imperiled in South Florida in June, 2018.

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

Comments: Brickellia mosieri was listed as Endangered under the Endangered Species Act on September 4, 2014. For more information, see the USFWS species profile.

Other data on Brickellia mosieri available from :

Brickellia mosieri has been found in the following 15 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Camp Owaissa Bauer Present Native
Ingram Pineland Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
Larry and Penny Thompson Park Present Native
Luis Martinez United States Army Reserve Station, Richmond Pine Rocklands Present Native
Navy Wells Pineland Preserve Present Native
Nixon Smiley Pineland Preserve Present Native
Pine Shore Preserve Present Native
Porter-Russell Pineland Present Native
Quail Roost Pineland Present Native
Rockdale Pineland Present Native
Ron Ehman Park Present Native
Seminole Wayside Park Present Native
Tamiami Pineland Complex Addition Present Native
West Biscayne Pineland Present Native
Zoo Miami Present Native

Brickellia mosieri has been found in the following county :
Occurrence Native Status
Miami-Dade County Native

Brickellia mosieri has been found in the following habitat :
Pine Rockland

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Brickellia mosieri
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer, 2013
In habitat, Richmond Pineland Complex
Brickellia mosieri
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer