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Aeschynomene viscidula Michx.
Sticky joint-vetch

Aeschynomene viscidula
Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Family: Fabaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeastern United States, the West Indies, Mexico, Central America and South America.

Map of Florida Locations

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Rare

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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Aeschynomene viscidula has been found in the following 16 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
A.D. 'Doug' Barnes Park Present Native
Bill Sadowski Park Present Native
Camp Owaissa Bauer Present Native
Coral Pines Park Present Native
Coral Reef Park Present Native
Deering Estate at Cutler Present Native
Juno Dunes Natural Area Present Native
Larry and Penny Thompson Park Present Native
Ludlam Pineland Present Native
Luis Martinez United States Army Reserve Station, Richmond Pine Rocklands Present Native
Ned Glenn Nature Preserve Present Native
Pine Shore Preserve Present Native
Quail Roost Pineland Present Native
Rockdale Pineland Present Native
Trinity Pineland Present Native
Zoo Miami Present Native

Aeschynomene viscidula has been found in the following 3 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Martin County Native
Miami-Dade County Native
Palm Beach County Native

Aeschynomene viscidula has been found in the following 2 habitats :
Pine Rockland
Scrubby Flatwoods

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Aeschynomene viscidula
Copyright by: Shirley Denton