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South Florida Aquatic Environments

Pinelands



THREATENED AND ENDANGERED SPECIES
Eastern Indigo Snake
© Kenneth Krysko



Pinelands:

Threatened and Endangered Species

  • Numerous threatened and endangered species reside in Florida's rocky pinelands
Numerous threatened and
endangered species occur in the rocky pinelands of south Florida, including:
  • silver thatch palm (Coccothrinax argentata)
  • big pine partridge pea (Cassia keyensis)
  • pride-of-big-pine (Strumpfia maritima)
  • night scent orchid (Epidendrum nocturnum)
  • pineland clustervine (Jacquemontia curtissii)
  • Small's milkpea (Polygala smallii)

Animals considered threatened or endangered include:

Florida Panther
courtesy South Florida Water Management District
Florida Panther