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Species List

Biota - Plants

Maidencane (Panicum hemitomon)
Tracy’s beakrush (Rynchospora tracyi)
Saw grass (Cladium jamaicensis)
Muhly (Muhlenbergia fillipes)
Cordgrass (Spartina bakeri)
White-topped sedge (Dichromena colorata)
St. John’s-wort (Hypericum fasciculatum)

Biota - Animals

Green tree frog (Hyla cinerea)
Mud turtle (Kinosternon bauri)
Pygmy rattlesnake (Sistrurus miliarius)
American alligator (Alligator mississippiensis)
White-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus)
Florida panther (Felis concolor coryi)
Green-backed heron (Butorides striatus)
American bittern (Botaurus lentiginosus)
White ibis (Eudocimus albus)
Great egret (Ardea alba)
Limpkin (Aramus guarauna)
Snail kite (Rostrahamus sociabilis)
Wood stork (Mycteria Americana)
Red-winged blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus)