First Coast Species Information

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Subject Name Scientific Name Type
kudzu Pueraria montana var. lobata (Willd.) Maesen & S. Almeida Vines
cogongrass Imperata cylindrica (L.) Beauv. Grass or Grasslike
tropical soda apple Solanum viarum Dunal Shrub or Subshrub
alligatorweed Alternanthera philoxeroides (Mart.) Griseb. Aquatic Plants
melaleuca Melaleuca quinquenervia (Cav.) Blake Hardwood Trees
mimosa Albizia julibrissin Durazz. Hardwood Trees
coral ardisia Ardisia crenata Sims Shrub or Subshrub
camphortree Cinnamomum camphora (L.) J. Presl Hardwood Trees
air-potato Dioscorea bulbifera L. Vines
common water hyacinth Eichhornia crassipes (Mart.) Solms Aquatic Plants
autumn olive Elaeagnus umbellata Thunb. Shrub or Subshrub
hydrilla Hydrilla verticillata (L. f.) Royle Aquatic Plants
largeleaf lantana Lantana camara L. Shrub or Subshrub
Chinese privet Ligustrum sinense Lour. Shrub or Subshrub
Japanese honeysuckle Lonicera japonica Thunb. Vines
Japanese climbing fern Lygodium japonicum (Thunb. ex Murr.) Sw. Vines
old world climbing fern Lygodium microphyllum (Cav.) R. Br. Vines
catclaw-vine Macfadyena unguis-cati (L.) A.H. Gentry Vines
chinaberry Melia azedarach L. Hardwood Trees
Eurasian water-milfoil Myriophyllum spicatum L. Aquatic Plants
sacred bamboo Nandina domestica Thunb. Shrub or Subshrub
skunk-vine Paederia foetida L. Vines
torpedograss Panicum repens L. Grass or Grasslike
golden bamboo Phyllostachys aurea Carr. ex A.& C. Rivière Grass or Grasslike
water lettuce Pistia stratiotes L. Aquatic Plants
Chinese tallowtree Triadica sebifera (L.) Small Hardwood Trees
Chinese wisteria Wisteria sinensis (Sims) DC. Vines
Australian-pine Casuarina equisetifolia L. Hardwood Trees
sisal Agave sisalana Perrine Forbs/Herbs
Senegal date palm Phoenix reclinata Jacq. Hardwood Trees
water fern Salvinia minima Baker Forbs/Herbs
wetland nightshade Solanum tampicense Dunal Vines
turkeyberry Solanum torvum Sw. Forbs/Herbs
thorny olive Elaeagnus pungens Thunb. Shrub or Subshrub
catclaw mimosa Mimosa pigra L. Shrub or Subshrub
miramar weed Hygrophila polysperma (Roxb.) T. Anders. Forbs/Herbs
mile-a-minute Mikania micrantha Kunth Vines
limnophila Limnophila sessiliflora (Vahl) Blume Forbs/Herbs
rosarypea Abrus precatorius L. Vines
earleaf acacia Acacia auriculiformis A. Cunningham ex Benth. Shrub or Subshrub
red beadtree Adenanthera pavonina L Hardwood Trees
woman's tongue tree Albizia lebbeck (L.) Benth Hardwood Trees
deviltree Alstonia macrophylla Wallich ex G. Don Hardwood Trees
coral vine Antigonon leptopus Hook. & Arn. Vines
shoebutton ardisia Ardisia elliptica Thunb Hardwood Trees
elegant dutchman's pipe Aristolochia elegans Mast. Vines
Sprenger's asparagus fern Asparagus aethiopicus L. Shrub or Subshrub
Chinese violet Asystasia gangetica (L.) T. Anders Vines
mountain ebony Bauhinia variegata L Shrub or Subshrub
clubed begonia Begonia cucullata Willd Vines
Javanese bishopwood Bischofia javanica Blume Hardwood Trees
oriental mangrove Bruguiera sexangula (Lour.) Poir. Hardwood Trees
paper-mulberry Broussonetia papyrifera (L.) L'Hér. ex Vent. Hardwood Trees
Antilles calophyllum Calophyllum antillanum Britt Hardwood Trees
river sheoak Casuarina cunninghamiana Miq. Hardwood Trees
gray sheoak Casuarina glauca Sieb. ex Spreng Hardwood Trees
day jessamine Cestrum diurnum L. Hardwood Trees
sweet autumn virginsbower Clematis terniflora DC Vines
Asian nakedwood Colubrina asiatica (L.) Brongn. Hardwood Trees
coco yam, wild taro Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott Forbs/Herbs
Madagascar rubbervine Cryptostegia madagascariensis Bojer ex Dcne. Vines
carrotwood Cupaniopsis anacardioides (A. Rich.) Radlk. Hardwood Trees
umbrella plant Cyperus involucratus Rottb Grass or Grasslike
miniature flatsedge Cyperus prolifer Lam Grass or Grasslike
crowfootgrass Dactyloctenium aegyptium (L.) Willd Grass or Grasslike
Japanese false spleenwort Deparia petersenii (Kunze) M. Kato Forbs/Herbs
winged yam Dioscorea alata L. Vines
Surinam cherry Eugenia uniflora L. Shrub or Subshrub
council tree Ficus altissima Blume Hardwood Trees
governor's plum Flacourtia indica (Burm. f.) Merr Shrub or Subshrub
sea hibiscus Talipariti tiliaceum var. tiliaceum L. Shrub or Subshrub
West Indian marsh grass Hymenachne amplexicaulis (Rudge) Nees Grass or Grasslike
jaraguagrass Hyparrhenia rufa (Nees) Stapf Grass or Grasslike
swamp morning-glory Ipomoea aquatica Forssk. Vines
gloria de la manana Ipomoea carnea ssp. fistulosa (Mart. ex Choisy) D. Austin Shrub or Subshrub
Gold Coast jasmine Jasminum dichotomum Vahl Vines
Brazilian jasmine Jasminum fluminense Vell. Vines
cathedral bells Kalanchoe pinnata (Lam.) Pers. Shrub or Subshrub
flamegold Koelreuteria elegans ssp. formosana (Hayata) F.G. Mey. Hardwood Trees
white leadtree Leucaena leucocephala (Lam.) de Wit Hardwood Trees
fountain palm Livistona chinensis (Jacq.) R. Br. ex Mart. Hardwood Trees
glossy privet Ligustrum lucidum W.T. Aiton Shrub or Subshrub
molassesgrass Melinis minutiflora Beauv. Grass or Grasslike
natalgrass Melinis repens (Willd.) Zizka Grass or Grasslike
Spanish arborvine Merremia tuberosa (L.) Rendle Vines
Chinese box Murraya exotica L. Hardwood Trees
narrow swordfern Nephrolepis cordifolia (L.) C. Presl Forbs/Herbs
Asian swordfern Nephrolepis brownii (Desv.) Hovenkamp & Miyam. Forbs/Herbs
burmareed Neyraudia reynaudiana (Kunth) Keng ex A.S. Hitchc. Grass or Grasslike
twoflower passionflower Passiflora biflora Lam. Vines
sewer vine Paederia cruddasiana Prain Vines
elephant grass Pennisetum purpureum Schumacher Grass or Grasslike
crimson fountaingrass Cenchrus setaceus (Forssk.) Morrone Grass or Grasslike
strawberry guava Psidium cattleianum Sabine Shrub or Subshrub
guava Psidium guajava L. Shrub or Subshrub
ptychosperma Ptychosperma elegans (R. Br.) Blume Hardwood Trees
ladder brake Pteris vittata L. Forbs/Herbs
rose myrtle Rhodomyrtus tomentosa (Ait.) Hassk. Hardwood Trees
castorbean Ricinus communis L. Shrub or Subshrub
Britton's wild petunia Ruellia simplex C. Wright Shrub or Subshrub
iguanatail Sansevieria hyacinthoides (L.) Druce Forbs/Herbs
octopus tree Schefflera actinophylla (Endl.) H.A.T. Harms Hardwood Trees
beach naupaka Scaevola taccada Vahl Shrub or Subshrub
red sesbania Sesbania punicea (Cav.) Benth. Shrub or Subshrub
twoleaf nightshade Solanum diphyllum L. Forbs/Herbs
Bay Biscayne creeping-oxeye Sphagneticola trilobata (L.C. Rich.) Pruski Forbs/Herbs
Java plum Syzygium cumini (L.) Skeels Hardwood Trees
Malabar plum Syzygium jambos (L.) Alston Hardwood Trees
American evergreen Syngonium podophyllum Schott Vines
tropical almond Terminalia catappa L. Shrub or Subshrub
incised halberd fern Tectaria incisa Cav. Forbs/Herbs
portia tree Thespesia populnea (L.) Soland. ex Correa Hardwood Trees
Jamaica feverplant Tribulus cistoides L. Vines
white-flowered spiderwort Tradescantia fluminensis Vell. Forbs/Herbs
boatlily Tradescantia spathacea Sw. Forbs/Herbs
Caesarweed Urena lobata L. Forbs/Herbs
guineagrass Megathyrsus maximus (Jacq.) R. Webster Grass or Grasslike
paragrass Urochloa mutica (Forsk.) T.Q. Nguyen Grass or Grasslike
tungoil tree Vernicia fordii (Hemsl.) Airy-Shaw Hardwood Trees
coconut palm Cocos nucifera Linnaeus Palms
Indian rosewood Dalbergia sissoo Roxb. ex DC. Hardwood Trees
sapodilla Manilkara zapota (L.) van Royen Hardwood Trees
Australian almond Terminalia muelleri Benth. Hardwood Trees
basketplant Callisia fragrans (Lindl.) Woods Forbs/Herbs
arrowleaf elephant's ear Xanthosoma sagittifolium (L.) Schott Forbs/Herbs
crested floating heart Nymphoides cristata (Roxb.) O. Ktze. Aquatic Plants
limpograss Hemarthria altissima (Poir.) Stapf & C.E. Hubbard Grass or Grasslike
Seifriz's chamaedorea Chamaedorea seifrizii Burret Hardwood Trees
simpleleaf chastetree Vitex trifolia L. Vines
cayenne porterweed Stachytarpheta cayennensis (Rich.) Vahl Forbs/Herbs
valamuerto Senna pendula var. glabrata (Vogel) Irwin & Barneby Vines
balsamapple Momordica charantia L. Vines
monarch fern Phymatosorus scolopendria (Burm. f.) Copeland Forbs/Herbs
Washington fan palm Washingtonia robusta H. Wendl. Hardwood Trees
lakeshore nutrush Scleria lacustris C. Wright Grass or Grasslike
Taiwanese cheesewood Pittosporum pentandrum (Blanco) Merr. Hardwood Trees
primrose-willow Ludwigia peruviana (L.) Hara Forbs/Herbs
roundleaf toothcup Rotala rotundifolia (Buch.-Ham. ex Roxb.) Koehne Aquatic Plants
largeflower Mexican clover Richardia grandiflora (Cham. & Schlecht.) J.A. & J.H. Schultes Forbs/Herbs
queen palm Syagrus romanzoffiana (Cham.) Glassman Hardwood Trees
trumpet tree Cecropia palmata Willd. Hardwood Trees
bottlebrush Callistemon viminalis (Gaertn.)G.Don ex Loudon Hardwood Trees
water primrose Ludwigia grandiflora ssp. hexapetala (Hook. & Arn.) Nesom & Kartesz Forbs/Herbs
dotted duckmeat Landoltia punctata (G.F.W. Mey.) D.H. Les & D.J. Crawford Forbs/Herbs
Chinese banyan Ficus microcarpa L. f. Hardwood Trees
Japanese ardisia Ardisia japonica (Thunb.) Blume Shrub or Subshrub
wild bushbean Macroptilium lathyroides (L.) Urb. Forbs/Herbs
watergrass Luziola subintegra Swallen Grass or Grasslike
sea hibiscus Hibiscus tiliaceus L. Forbs/Herbs
black mangrove Lumnitzera racemosa Willd. Shrub or Subshrub
Eulophia ground orchid Eulophia graminea Lindl. Forbs/Herbs
golden pothos Epipremnum pinnatum cv. aureum (L.) Engl Vines
Browne's blechum Ruellia blechum L. Forbs/Herbs
Brazilian peppertree Schinus terebinthifolia Raddi Hardwood Trees