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Dodonaea viscosa (L.) Jacq.
Florida hopbush



General Information
Symbol: DOVI
Group: Dicot
Family: Sapindaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Shrub
Tree
Native Status: HI   I
PR   N
L48   N
VI   N
Other Common Names: `a`ali`i
Characteristics
Fact Sheet (pdf) (doc)
Data Source and Documentation
Arizona"California"Florida"Hawaii"
Distribution Map
green distribution legend Present blank legend Absent/Unreported

See U.S. county distributions (when available) by clicking on the map or the linked states below:

USA (AZ, CA, FL, HI), USA+ (PR, VI)

Images

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Synonyms

Symbol Scientific Name
DOMI4 Dodonaea microcarya Small
DOSTF Dodonaea stenoptera Hillebr. var. fauriei (Levl.) Sherff
DOVIL Dodonaea viscosa (L.) Jacq. var. linearis (Harv. & Sonder) Sherff
DOSA Dodonaea sandwicensis Sherff
DOVIA Dodonaea viscosa (L.) Jacq. var. angustifolia (L. f.) Benth.
DOERS2 Dodonaea eriocarpa Sm. var. skottsbergii Sherff
DOER Dodonaea eriocarpa Sm.
DOERO2 Dodonaea eriocarpa Sm. var. obtusior Sherff
DOERC2 Dodonaea eriocarpa Sm. var. costulata O. Deg., I. Deg. & Sherff
DOEH Dodonaea ehrenbergii Schltdl.
DOVIS Dodonaea viscosa (L.) Jacq. var. spathulata (Sm.) West
DOERM Dodonaea eriocarpa Sm. var. molokaiensis O. Deg. & Sherff
DOERL Dodonaea eriocarpa Sm. var. lanaiensis Sherff
DOERO Dodonaea eriocarpa Sm. var. oblonga Sherff
DOJA Dodonaea jamaicensis DC.
DOTH Dodonaea thunbergiana Eckl. & Zeyh.
DOERH2 Dodonaea eriocarpa Sm. var. hosakana Sherff
DOERH Dodonaea eriocarpa Sm. var. hillebrandii Sherff
DOERW Dodonaea eriocarpa Sm. var. waimeana Sherff
DOERV Dodonaea eriocarpa Sm. var. vaccinioides Sherff
DOERP Dodonaea eriocarpa Sm. var. pallida O. Deg. & Sherff
DOERS Dodonaea eriocarpa Sm. var. sherffii O. Deg. & I. Deg.
DOVIA2 Dodonaea viscosa (L.) Jacq. var. arborescens (A. Cunn. ex Hook.) Sherff
PTVI4 Ptelea viscosa L.
DOERV2 Dodonaea eriocarpa Sm. var. varians O. Deg. & Sherff
DOST Dodonaea stenoptera Hillebr.
DOSAS Dodonaea sandwicensis Sherff var. simulans
DOSP Dodonaea spathulata Sm.
DOEL3 Dodonaea elaeagnoides J.H. Rudolph ex Ledeb. & Alderstam
DOERD Dodonaea eriocarpa Sm. var. degeneri Sherff
DOERF Dodonaea eriocarpa Sm. var. forbesii Sherff
DOERG Dodonaea eriocarpa Sm. var. glabrescens Sherff
DOSAL Dodonaea sandwicensis Sherff var. latifolia O. Deg. & Sherff
DOERA Dodonaea eriocarpa Sm. var. amphioxea O. Deg. & Sherff
DOERC Dodonaea eriocarpa Sm. var. confertior Sherff

Classification

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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Rosidae
Order Sapindales
Family Sapindaceae – Soapberry family
Genus Dodonaea Mill. – dodonaea
Species Dodonaea viscosa (L.) Jacq. – Florida hopbush

Subordinate Taxa

The Plants Database includes the following 2 subspecies of Dodonaea viscosa . Click below on a thumbnail map or name for subspecies profiles.

Legal Status

Threatened and Endangered Information:
This plant is listed by the U.S. federal government or a state. Common names are from state and federal lists. Click on a place name to get a complete protected plant list for that location.
Florida
Dodonaea elaeagnoides
Keys hopbush
Endangered

Wetland Status

Interpreting Wetland Status

Top Level Regions
Arid West FACU
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain UPL
Caribbean UPL
Hawaii FACU
Western Mountains, Valleys, and Coast UPL

Wildlife

Food

Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds

Cover

Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds

Description of Values

Value Class Food Cover