Project Details

Project: Rare and Endangered Plant Species of the United States

Project Leader: Melissa Merritt

Project Description:
Our specimens of plants declared rare and endangered by the Federal government. In progress.

Project Species (Family, Genus, Species):
FamilySpeciesCommon Name
AcanthaceaeJusticia cooleyi COOLEY'S JUSTICIA, COOLEY'S WATERWILLOW 
AgavaceaeNolina brittoniana BRITTON'S BEARGRASS 
AnacardiaceaeRhus michauxii FALSE POISON SUMAC, MICHAUX'S SUMAC 
AnnonaceaeAsimina tetramera FOURPETAL PAWPAW 
AnnonaceaeDeeringothamnus pulchellus PRETTY FALSE PAWPAW, ROYAL FALSE PAWPAW, WHITE SQUIRREL-BANANA 
AnnonaceaeDeeringothamnus rugelii RUGEL'S FALSE PAWPAW, YELLOW SQUIRREL-BANANA 
AsteraceaeChrysopsis floridana FLORIDA GOLDENASTER 
AsteraceaeLiatris ohlingerae FLORIDA GAYFEATHER, SCRUB BLAZING-STAR 
BrassicaceaeWarea amplexifolia CLASPING WAREA, WIDELEAF PINELANDCRESS 
BrassicaceaeWarea carteri CARTER'S MUSTARD, CARTER'S PINELANDCRESS 
CampanulaceaeCampanula robinsiae CHINSEGUT BELLFLOWER, ROBINS' BELLFLOWER 
CaryophyllaceaeParonychia chartacea PAPER NAILWORT, PAPERY WHITLOW-WORT 
CaryophyllaceaeSilene polypetala EASTERN FRINGED CATCHFLY, FRINGED PINK 
ClusiaceaeHypericum cumulicola HIGHLANDS SCRUB HYPERICUM, HIGHLANDS SCRUB ST.JOHN'S-WORT 
ConvolvulaceaeBonamia grandiflora FLORIDA BONAMIA, FLORIDA LADY'S NIGHTCAP 
ConvolvulaceaeJacquemontia reclinata BEACH CLUSTERVINE, BEACH JACQUEMONTIA 
CucurbitaceaeCucurbita okeechobeensis OKEECHOBEE GOURD 
EuphorbiaceaeChamaesyce garberi GARBER'S SANDMAT, GARBER'S SPURGE 
EuphorbiaceaeEuphorbia telephioides TELEPHUS SPURGE 
FabaceaeClitoria fragrans SWEETSCENTED PIGEONWINGS 
HydrocharitaceaeHalophila johnsonii JOHNSON'S SEAGRASS 
LamiaceaeConradina etonia ETONIA FALSE ROSEMARY 
LamiaceaeConradina glabra APALACHICOLA FALSE ROSEMARY 
LamiaceaeDicerandra christmanii CHRISTMAN'S MINT, LAKE WALES BALM 
LamiaceaeDicerandra cornutissima LONGSPUR BALM, ROBIN'S MINT 
LamiaceaeDicerandra frutescens LLOYD'S MINT, SCRUB BALM 
LamiaceaeMacbridea alba WHITE BIRDS-IN-A-NEST 
LamiaceaeScutellaria floridana FLORIDA SKULLCAP 
LauraceaeLindera melissifolia PONDBERRY, SOUTHERN SPICEBUSH 
LentibulariaceaePinguicula ionantha PANHANDLE BUTTERWORT, VIOLET BUTTERWORT 
LiliaceaeHarperocallis flava HARPER'S BEAUTY 
LoganiaceaeSpigelia gentianoides GENTIAN PINKROOT, PURPLEFLOWER PINKROOT 
OleaceaeChionanthus pygmaeus PIGMY FRINGETREE 
PolemoniaceaePhlox nivalis TRAILING PHLOX 
PolygalaceaePolygala lewtonii LEWTON'S MILKWORT, LEWTON'S POLYGALA 
PolygalaceaePolygala smallii SMALL'S MILKWORT, TINY POLYGALA 
PolygonaceaePolygonella basiramia FLORIDA JOINTWEED, TUFTED WIREWEED 
PolygonaceaePolygonella myriophylla SANDLACE, SMALL'S JOINTWEED, WOODY WIREWEED 
RanunculaceaeThalictrum cooleyi COOLEY'S MEADOWRUE 
RosaceaePrunus geniculata SCRUB PLUM 
SaxifragaceaeRibes echinellum MICCOSUKEE GOOSEBERRY