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Bonamia grandiflora

Bonamia grandiflora (A. Gray) Hallier f.

Florida Lady's Nightcap, Florida Bonamia

Convolvulaceae (Morning-glory family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: BOGR5

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Vine
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Stems trailing, up to about 3 feet long.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Blue
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug

Distribution

USA: FL
Native Distribution: Known in North America only in Florida where it is listed as endangered.
Native Habitat: Openings in white sand scrub, with scrub oaks and sand pine.

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Threatened & Endangered Status

USFWS Species Profile: Q26B
Status: Threatened
Historic Range: U.S.A. (FL)
Critical Habitat: N/A
Special Rules: N/A
This information is derived from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Serrvice Environmental Conservation Online System.

Web Reference

Webref 57 - Atlas of Florida Plants (2020) Institute for Systematic Botany
Webref 42 - Florida Natural Areas Inventory Field Guides (2001) Florida Natural Areas Inventory Field Guides

Research Literature

Reslit 241 - Field Guide to the Rare Plants of Florida (2000) L. G. Chafin and J. C. P. Hancock
Reslit 580 - Population Biology of Bonamia grandiflora (Convolulaceae): Effects of Fire on Plant and Seed Bank Dynamics (1989) D. C. Hartnett and D. R. Richardson
Reslit 2294 - Reproduction, Population-Dynamics, and Responses to Fire in the Perennial Herb Bonamia grandiflora (Convolvulaceae) (1987) D. C. Hartnett and D. Richardson
Reslit 2620 - Soil preferences for federally-listed plants on the Lake Wales Ridge in Highlands County, Florida (2007) E. S. Menges, C. W. Weekley, S. I. Hamze, R. L. Pi...

This information was provided by the Florida WIldflower Foundation.
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Additional resources

USDA: Find Bonamia grandiflora in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Bonamia grandiflora in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Bonamia grandiflora

Metadata

Record Modified: 2021-03-30
Research By: CBR

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