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Field Guide to the Rare Plants of Florida

Author(s): L. G. Chafin and J. C. P. Hancock

Year: 2000

Journal Link: http://www.fnai.org/FieldGuide/index.cfm

Article Topic(s): Conservation assessment, Phenology, Rare plants
Research Setting(s): Coastal, Forest, Sandhill, Savanna, Scrub,Pine,Pine rockland,Longleaf pine

Species Referenced: (), (), Chrysopsis floridana (Florida goldenaster), Chionanthus pygmaeus (Pygmy fringetree), Echinacea purpurea (Eastern purple coneflower), (), Glandularia tampensis (Tampa verbena), (), (),

Abstract

This field guide was developed by the Florida Natural Areas Inventory. It contains descriptions of Florida's natural plant communities and species accounts of its rare and endangered flora. Color photo(s) and botanical drawings accompany the description of each plant species, for which the following are given: common and scientific names, synonyms, family, FNAI ranking (indicates rarity), state and federal legal status, wetland status, physical description, similar and related species, habitat, best survey season, distribution, conservation status, protection and management and references. Individual species accounts are freely available online at this link: http://www.fnai.org/FieldGuide/index.cfm. The species in this project with accounts in the field guide are: Bonamia grandiflora, Polygonella myriophylla, Prunus geniculata, Rhododendron austrinum, Chionanthus pygmaeus, Amorpha herbacea var. crenulata, Chrysopsis floridana, Echinacea purpurea, Glandularia maritima, Glandularia tampensis, Helianthus carnosus, and Illicium parviflorum.

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L. G. Chafin and J. C. P. Hancock. "Field Guide to the Rare Plants of Florida." Florida State University Institute of Science & Public Affairs (2000).

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