Native Florida Shrubs – Alternate, Compound

A listing of Florida’s native shrubs with alternate branch arrangement and compound leaves.

FamilyScientific_NameCommon_NameRange
AnacardiaceaeToxicodendron radicanseastern poison ivyStatewide
FabaceaeAmorpha herbaceaclusterspike false indigo, leadplant, indigo bushStatewide
FabaceaeErythrina herbacearedcardinal, cherokee beanStatewide
AnacardiaceaeRhus aromaticafragrant sumacNW
AnacardiaceaeToxicodendron pubescensAtlantic poison oakNW,NE
AnacardiaceaeRhus michauxiifalse poison sumacNE
RosaceaeRosa carolinaCarolina roseNE,C,S
RosaceaeRosa palustrisswamp roseNE,C,S
FabaceaeDalbergia browneiBrown's Indian rosewood, coin vineS
FabaceaeSenna mexicana var. chapmaniiChapman's sennaS
SimaroubaceaePicramnia pentandraFlorida bitterbushS