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Styrax americanus Lam.
Storax, American snowbell

Family: Styracaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Shrub

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Eastern and central United States.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Critically Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

South Florida History and Distribution: Recorded as Presumed Extirpated in Rare Plants of South Florida (Gann et al. 2002, p 104), based on the last known collection from Charlotte County in 1965. Rediscovered in 2012 by Alan Franck at the Prairie Creek Preserve in Charlotte County (Frank 3032 USF).

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

Comments: For images, click on the Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants link below. For a digitized image of Elbert Little's Florida range map, visit the Exploring Florida website.

Other data on Styrax americanus available from :

Styrax americanus has been found in the following conservation area :
Occurrence Native Status
Prairie Creek Preserve Present Native

Styrax americanus has been found in the following county :
Occurrence Native Status
Charlotte County Native

Styrax americanus has been found in the following habitat :
Mesic Hammock