Illicium floridanum J. Ellis. Section: Cymbostemon. Phen: Apr-Jun. Hab: Acid ravines and small stream swamps. Dist: Sw. GA west to e. LA; disjunct in ne. FL. Sparingly naturalized north of its native range from plantings, as along Black Creek, at Kalmia Gardens, Hartsville, Darlington County, SC (D. Hope, pers.comm. 2008).
Origin/Endemic status: Endemic
Taxonomy Comments: Most closely related to I. mexicanum, of ne. Mexico (HID, PUE, SLP, TAM, and VER).
Synonymy: = Fl2, FNA3, GW2, K1, K3, K4, S, WH3; = n/a – RAB