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Pseudophoenix sargentii H. Wendl. ex Sarg.
Sargent's palm, Sargent's cherry palm

Pseudophoenix sargentii
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer

Family: Arecaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Shrub

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: South Florida (Florida Keys), the West Indies, southern Mexico (Quintana Roo) and Central America (Belize).

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: In South Florida, known only from two stations in the Florida Keys, one of which (Long Key) is extinct. For more information, see our species account. For a digitized image of Elbert Little's Florida range map, visit the Exploring Florida website.

Other data on Pseudophoenix sargentii available from :

Pseudophoenix sargentii has been found in the following 2 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Biscayne National Park Present Native
Long Key State Park Presumed Extirpated Presumed Extirpated

Pseudophoenix sargentii has been found in the following 2 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Miami-Dade County Native
Monroe County (Keys) Presumed Extirpated Presumed Extirpated

Pseudophoenix sargentii has been found in the following 2 habitats :
Coastal Berm
Rockland Hammock

All Images:

Pseudophoenix sargentii
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer
Pseudophoenix sargentii
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer
Pseudophoenix sargentii
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley
Pseudophoenix sargentii
Copyright by: George D. Gann
in cultivation, Dominican Republic, 2011
Pseudophoenix sargentii
Copyright by: George D. Gann
in cultivation, Dominican Republic, 2011