THE BORDER LIFE


CHECKLIST OF TREES AND SHRUBS  

Hontoon Island & Blue Springs State Parks, Florda

Compiled by Riverdave Owen 4/22/2012

 

ASTER FAMILY - ASTERACEAE 

__Sea Myrtle - Baccharis halimifolia 


BAYBERRY FAMILY - MYRICACEAE

__Wax Myrtle - Morella cerifera


BEECH FAMILY - FAGACEAE

__Chapman's Oak - Quercus chapmanii  

__Laurel Oak - Quercus laurifolia  

__Live Oak - Quercus virginiana 

__Myrtle Oak - Quercus myrtifolia  

__Sand Live Oak - Quercus geminata 

__Water Oak - Quercus nigra  

 

CANNABIS FAMILY - CANNABACEAE

 __Sugarberry - Celtis Laevigata


CHRYSOBALANUS FAMILY - CHRYSOBALANACEAE

__Gopher Apple - Licania michauxii  


COFFEE FAMILY - RUBIACEAE

__Buttonbush - Cephalanthus occidentalis  


DOGWOOD FAMILY - CORNACEAE

__Flowering Dogwood - Cornus florida 

__Stiff cornel/Swamp dogwood - Cornus foemina  


CUSTARD APPLE FAMILY - ANNONACEAE

__Flag Pawpaw - Asimina obovata  

__Pawpaw - Asimina reticulata  

__Small-fruited pawpaw - Asimina parviflora  


CYPRESS FAMILY - CUPRESSACEAE 

__Eastern Red Cedar - Juniperus virginiana 

__Bald Cypress - Taxodium distichum 

__Pond Cypress -Taxodium ascendens  


EBONY FAMILY - EBENACEAE

__Persimmon - Diospyros virginiana 


ELM FAMILY - ULMACEAE

__American Elm - Ulmus americanus

__Planer Tree - Planera aquatica


GINSENG FAMILY - ARALIACEAE

__Devil's walking-stick - Aralia spinosa 


HOLLY FAMILY - AQUIFOLIACEAE

__American Holly - Ilex opaca 

__Carolina holly/Sand holly - Ilex ambigua 

__Dahoon holly Ilex cassine  

__Inkberry,Gallberry - Ilex glabra  

__Scrub Holly - Ilex opaca var. arenicola 

__Yaupon Holly - Ilex vomitoria  


LAUREL FAMILY - LAURACEAE

__Camphor - Cinnamomum camphora (East Asia)

__Redbay Persea borbonia  

__Silkbay Persea borbonia var. humilis  

__Swampbay Persea palustris 


LEGUME FAMILY - FABACEAE

__Mimosa - Albizia julibrissin (Asia)

__Coralbean - Erythrina herbacea  


LOOSESTRIFE FAMILY - LYTHRACEAE

_Crape myrtle - Lagerstroemia indica (Asia) 


MAGNOLIA FAMILY - MAGNOLIACEAE

__Southern Magnolia - Magnolia grandiflora

__Sweetbay - Magnolia virginiana 


MAPLE FAMILY - ACERACAE

__Box-elder Acer negundo  

__Red Maple - Acer rubrum

__Silver maple Acer saccharinum  

__Florida Maple - Acer floridanum


MULBERRY FAMILY - MORACEAE

__Red Mulberry - Morus rubra


MYRSINE FAMIOLY - MYRSINACEAE

__Coral Ardisia - Ardisia crenata (Asia)


OLIVE FAMILY - OLEACEA

__Chinese Privet - Ligustrum sinense 

__Water Ash/Pop ash - Fraxinus caroliniana  

__Wild Olive - Osmanthus americanus


PALM FAMILY - ARECACEAE

__Sabal Palm - Sabal palmetto

__Saw Palmetto - Sarenoa repens


PINE FAMILY - PINACEAE

__Loblolly Pine - Pinus taeda

__Longleaf Pine - Pinus palustris 

__Pond Pine - Pinus serotina

__Sand pine Pinus clausa  

__Slash Pine - Pinus elliotii


RHODODENDRON FAMILY - ERICACEAE

__Deerberry - Vaccinium stamineum

__Dwarf Huckleberry - Gaylussacia dumosa

__Fetterbush - Lyonia lucida  

__Staggerbush - Lyonia mariana  

__Shiny blueberry - Vaccinium myrsinites 

__Sparkleberry - Vaccinium arboreum 


ROSE FAMILY - ROSACEAE

__Blackberry - Rubus sp. 

__Black Cherry - Prunus serotina

__Carolina Laurelcherry - Prunus caroliniana

__Loquat - Eriobotrya japonica (Asia)

__Red Chokeberry - Pyrus arbutifolia 

__Southern Dewberry - Rubus trivialis 


SAGO-PALM FAMILY - ZAMIACEAE

__Coontie - Zamia pumila


SPURGE FAMILY - EUPHORBIACEAE

__Poinsettia - Euphorbia pulcherrima (Mexico)


SUMAC FAMILY - ANACARDIACEAE

__Winged Sumac - Rhus copallina 


SWEETGUM FAMILY - ALTINGIACEAE

__Sweetgum - Liquidambar styraciflua 


TEA FAMILY - THEACEAE

__Loblolly Bay - Gordonia lasianthus


TRUMPET CREEPER FAMILY - BIGNONIACEAE

__Catalpa - Catalpa bignonioides  


TUPELO FAMILY - NYSSACEAE

__Swamp Tupelo - Nyssa sylvatica var. biflora 


VIBURNUM FAMILY - CAPRIFOLIACEAE

__Elderberry - Sambucus canadensis 

__Small viburnum - Viburnum obovatum    


WILLOW FAMILY - SALICACEAE

__Carolina Willow - Salix caroliniana 


WALNUT FAMILY - JUGLANDACEAE

__Water Hickory - Carya aquatica  

__Scrub Hickory - Carya floridana  

__Pignut Hickory - Carya glabra  

__Pecan - Carya illinoensis (Mississippi Valley) 

__Mockernut Hickory - Carya tomentosa   


References:

Plant and Animal List - Unit Management Plan, Blue Springs and Hontoon Island State Parks, State of Florida, Department of Environemntal Protection, Division of Recreation and Parks, 2005