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Florida - South Recommended

Commercially available native plant species suitable for planned landscapes in South Florida. Visit our Suppliers Directory to locate businesses that sell native plants or seeds or provide professional landscape or consulting services in this state. Visit the Organizations Directory to locate native plant societies, conservation groups, governmental agencies, botanical gardens, arboreta, and other plant-related organizations in this state. Special thanks to the Florida Association of Native Nurseries for compiling this list.

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Iva frutescensJesuit's bark
High-tide bush
High-water shrub
Marsh elder
Jacquinia keyensisJoewood
Juncus effususCommon rush
Soft Rush
Juncus roemerianusBlack needlerush
Needlegrass rush
Lachnanthes carolianaCarolina redroot
Paint root
Lantana involucrataButtonsage
Laguncularia racemosaWhite mangrove
Lilium catesbaeiPine lily
Southern red lily
Catesby's lily
Ludwigia repensCreeping primrose-willow
Floating primrose-willow
Water primrose
Lycium carolinianumCarolina wolfberry
Carolina desert-thorn
Creeping wolfberry
Christmas berry
Lyonia fruticosaCoastal plain staggerbush
Rusty lyonia
Lyonia lucidaFetterbush lyonia
Magnolia virginianaSweetbay
Sweetbay magnolia
Southern sweetbay
Swamp magnolia
Sweet magnolia
Small magnolia
Laurel magnolia
White bay
White laurel
Swamp laurel
Beaver tree
Morella ceriferaWax myrtle
Southern wax myrtle
Southern bayberry
Eastern bayberry
Tallow shrub
Morus rubraRed mulberry
Nephrolepis exaltataBoston swordfern
Nuphar luteaYellow pond lily
Yellow cow lily
Cow lily
Spatter dock
Nymphaea mexicanaYellow waterlily
Yellow Water-lily
Banana lily
Banana waterlily
Sun lotus
Nymphaea odorataAmerican White Water-lily
Fragrant White Water-lily
Fragrant Water-lily
White Water-lily
Sweet-scented White Water-lily
Sweet-scented Water-lily
Beaver root
Osmunda cinnamomeaCinnamon fern
Osmunda regalisRoyal fern
Panicum amarumBitter panicgrass
Coastal panic grass
Paspalum distichumKnotgrass
Parthenocissus quinquefoliaVirginia creeper
Persea palustrisSwamp bay
Pinus clausaSand pine
Pityopsis graminifoliaNarrowleaf silkgrass
Golden aster
Piscidia piscipulaFlorida Fish-poison Tree
Florida fishpoison tree
Pontederia cordataPickerelweed
Pickerel rush
Polygonum hydropiperoidesSwamp smartweed
Portulaca pilosaKiss me quick
Psychotria nervosaSeminole balsamo
Wild coffee
Quercus chapmaniiChapman oak
Chapman's oak
Quercus laevisTurkey oak
Quercus laurifoliaLaurel oak
Swamp laurel oak
Darlington oak
Diamond-leaf oak
Laurel-leaf oak
Water oak
Obtusa oak
Quercus myrtifoliaMyrtle oak
Quercus virginianaCoastal live oak
Southern live oak
Virginia live oak
Live oak
Rhus copallinumWinged sumac
Shining sumac
Flameleaf sumac
Mountain sumac
Dwarf sumac
Wing-rib sumac
Black sumac
Upland sumac
Rhizophora mangleRed mangrove
Ruellia caroliniensisCarolina wild petunia
Rudbeckia hirtaBlack-eyed Susan
Common black-eyed Susan
Brown-eyed Susan
Salix carolinianaCoastal plain willow
Saururus cernuusLizard's tail
Lizard tail
Water dragon
Sabal minorDwarf palmetto
Bush palmetto
Sabal palmettoCabbage palmetto
Cabbage palm
Scaevola plumieriGullfeed
Sesuvium portulacastrumShoreline seapurslane
Sea Purslane
Serenoa repensSaw palmetto
Simarouba glaucaParadisetree
Solidago sempervirensSeaside goldenrod
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