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Achyranthes aspera L. var. pubescens
(Moq.) C.C. Towns.
Hairy Devil's-horsewhip

Family: Amaranthaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Old World tropics.

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

Comments: For an image, click on the Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants link below. For an image of a specimen collected at Caloosahatchee Regional Park by Gene Wilder and Martha McCombs in 2004, visit the Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants.

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Other data on Achyranthes aspera var. pubescens available from :
Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants
Achyranthes aspera var. pubescens has been found in the following conservation area :
Occurrence Native Status
Everglades National Park Presumed Extirpated Not Native, Naturalized


Achyranthes aspera var. pubescens has been found in the following 2 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Miami-Dade County Not Native, Naturalized
Monroe County (Mainland) Not Native, Naturalized


Achyranthes aspera var. pubescens has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Upland