Jason Sharp

Florida naturalist

About me

Member of Florida Native Plant Society. Studied Botany at FAU and at USF. Frequent hiker/photographer of Central Florida natural communities.

My info

Full name
Jason Sharp
Guerilla Farmer
I am
an enthusiast
Curator level
Full Curator


2847 objects curated
478 taxa curated
115 images set as exemplar
279 articles selected for Overview
224 preferred classifications selected

456 common names added
11 common names removed
436 common names curated

105 taxa commented
186 comments submitted
3 articles added
0 data records added
*counts are refreshed daily

Curator qualifications


Member of Florida Native Plant Society. Ran a native plant nursery for three years for Hillsborough county. Have studied botany at F.A.U. with Dr. Austin and U.S.F. with Dr. Essig. I work for the Florida Department of Agriculture as a nursery inspector. I have also worked for the USDA doing citrus grove inspections.

Curation scope
Florida naitve plants and Florida exotic invasive plants. Some knowledge of Florida insects of agricultural significance.