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.   Native Landscape Plants for South Florida

Common Name / Scientific Name
Cross Reference

Adam’s needle ... Yucca filamentosa
American elderberry ... Sambucus canadensis
American persimmon ... Diospyros virginiana
Baby rubber plant ... Peperomia obtusifolia
Bahama senna ... Senna mexicana var. chapmanii
Bahama wild coffee ... Psychotria ligustrifolia
Bay cedar ... Suriana maritima
Beach bean ... Canavalia rosea
Beach morning glory ... Ipomoea stolonifera
Beach sunflower ... Helianthus debilis
Bear grass ... Yucca filamentosa
Beautyberry ... Callicarpa americana
Bird pepper ... Capsicum annuum var. glabriusculum
Bitterbush ... Picramnia pentandra
Black ironwood ... Krugiodendron ferreum
Blackbead ... Pithecellobium keyense
Black-eyed Susan ... Rudbeckia hirta
Bloodberry ... Cordia globosa
Blue porterweed ... Stachytarpheta jamaicensis
Blue-eyed grass ... Sisyrinchium angustifolium
Buccaneer palm ... Pseudophoenix sargentii
Butterfly pea ... Centrosema virginianum
Butterfly weed ... Asclepias tuberosa
Buttonsage ... Lantana involucrata
Buttonwood ... Conocarpus erectus
Cabbage palm ... Sabal palmetto
Cinnamon bark ... Canella winterana
Cinnecord ... Acacia choriophylla
Cocoplum ... Chrysobalanus icaco
Coffee colubrina ... Colubrina arborescens
Coral bean ... Erythrina herbacea
Coral honeysuckle ... Lonicera sempervirens
Corky-stemmed passion flower ... Passiflora suberosa
Devil’s potato ... Echites umbellata
Dwarf blue palmetto ... Sabal minor
Elliott’s love grass ... Eragrostis elliottii
Fakahatchee grass ... Tripsacum dactyloides
Fiddlewood ... Citharexylum spinosum
Firebush ... Hamelia patens
Florida boxwood ... Schaefferia frutescens
Florida coontie ... Zamia floridana
Florida gamma grass ... Tripsacum floridana
Florida privet  ... Forestiera segregata
Florida thatch palm ... Thrinax radiata
Florida trema ... Trema micranthum
Ground holly ... Crossopetalum ilicifolium
Gumbo limbo ... Bursera simaruba
Indian blanket ... Gaillardia pulchella
Inkberry ... Scaevola plumieri
Inkwood ... Exothea paniculata
Jamaica caper ... Capparis cynophallophora
Jamaican dogwood ... Piscidia piscipula
Joewood ... Jacquinia keyensis
Key morning glory ... Jacquemontia pentanthos
Keys thatch palm ... Thrinax morrissii
Krug holly ... Ilex krugiana
Lancewood ... Ocotea coriacea
Laurel oak ... Quercus laurifolia
Lignum vitae ... Guaiacum sanctum
Limber caper ... Capparis flexuosa
Live oak ... Quercus virginiana
Longleaf blolly ... Guapira discolor
Long-stalked stopper ... Mosiera longipes
Lopsided Indian grass ... Sorghastrum secundum
Mahogany ... Swietenia mahagoni
Maidenbush ... Savia bahamensis
Mangrove vine ... Rhabdadenia biflora
Marlberry ... Ardisia escallonioides
Mastic ... Sideroxylon foetidissimum
Mistletoe cactus ... Rhipsalis baccifera
Morinda ... Morinda royoc
Muhly grass ... Muhlenbergia capillaris
Myrsine ... Rapanea punctata
Myrtle-of-the-river ... Calyptranthes zuzygium
Native sword fern ... Nephrolepis biserrata
Necklacepod ... Sophora tomentosa
Paradise tree ... Simarouba glauca
Passion flower ... Passiflora incarnata
Penny grass ... Dichondra carolinensis
Pennyroyal ... Piloblephis rigida
Pepperbush ... Croton humilis
Pigeon plum ... Coccoloba diversifolia
Pineland acacia ... Acacia pinetorum
Pineland brake ... Pteris bahamensis
Pineland dropseed ... Sporobolus junceus
Pineland goldenrod ... Solidago odora var. chapmanii
Pineland heliotrope ... Heliotropium polyphyllum
Pineland lantana ... Lantana depressa
Pineland pinklet ... Stenandrium dulce
Privet-leaf wild coffee ... Psychotria ligustrifolia
Purple love grass ... Eragrostis spectabilis
Quail berry ... Crossopetalum ilicifolium
Railroad vine ... Ipomoea pes-caprae
Rain lilies ... Habranthus spp.
Red mulberry ... Morus rubra
Red stopper  ... Eugenia rhombea
Redberry stopper ... Eugenia confusa
Redgal ... Morinda royoc
Rhacoma ... Crossopetalum rhacoma
Rice button aster ... Symphyotrichum dumosum 
Rouge plant ... Rivina humilis
Rubber vine ... Echites umbellata
Rubber vine ... Rhabdadenia biflora
Sand cordgrass ... Spartina bakeri
Sargent’s cherry palm ... Pseudophoenix sargentii
Satinleaf ... Chrysophyllum oliviforme
Saw palmetto ... Serenoa repens
Scrub palmetto ... Sabal etonia
Sea grape ... Coccoloba uvifera
Sea purslane ... Sesuvium portulacastrum
Seaside goldenrod ... Solidago sempervirens
Seaside oxeye ... Borrichia arborescens
Shortleaf fig ... Ficus citrifolia
Silkgrass ... Pityopsis graminifolia
Silver oxeye ... Borrichia frutescens
Silver palm ... Coccothrinax argentata
Simpson’s stopper ... Myrcianthes fragrans
Snowberry ... Chiococca alba
Soapberry ... Sapindus saponaria
Spanish bayonet ... Yucca aloifolia
Spanish stopper ... Eugenia foetida
Spicewood ... Calyptranthes pallens
Spiderwort ... Tradescantia ohiensis
Spineless acacia ... Acacia choriophylla
Stoke’s aster ... Stokesia laevis
Strongback ... Bourreria succulenta
Sunshine mimosa ... Mimosa strigillosa
Sweet acacia ... Acacia farnesiana
Sweet goldenrod ... Solidago odora var. chapmanii
Tetrazygia ... Tetrazygia bicolor
Thickleaf wild petunia ... Ruellia succulenta
Tickseed ... Coreopsis leavenworthii
Torchwood ... Amyris elemifera
Twinflower ... Dyschoriste oblongifolia
Varnish leaf ... Dodonaea viscosa
Velvetleaf wild coffee ... Psychotria sulzneri
Wax myrtle ... Myrica cerifera
West Indian cherry ... Prunus myrtifolia
West Indian lilac ... Tetrazygia bicolor
White indigoberry ... Randia aculeata
White stopper ... Eugenia axillaris
Wild allamanda ... Pentalinon luteum
Wild coffee ... Psychotria nervosa
Wild lime ... Zanthoxylum fagara
Wild tamarind ... Lysiloma latisiliquum
Willow bustic ... Sideroxylon salicifolium
Yellowtop ... Flaveria linearis
 
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Wildflowers Medium & Large Trees
Shrubs & Small Trees (A-C) Palms & Cycad
Shrubs & Small Trees (D-O) Ornamental Grasses, Ferns & Groundcovers
Shrubs & Small Trees (P-Z) Vines

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