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Argyreia nervosa (Burm.f.) Bojer
Woolly morningglory, Elephant creeper

Argyreia nervosa
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Smith, J.E., Icones pictae plantarum rariorum, t. 17 (1790) [J.E. Smith]

Family: Convolvulaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Vine

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: India; cultivated and sometimes escaped elsewhere.

Map of Florida Locations

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

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Argyreia nervosa has been found in the following county :
Occurrence Native Status
Miami-Dade County Not Native, Naturalized

Argyreia nervosa has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Upland

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Argyreia nervosa
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Smith, J.E., Icones pictae plantarum rariorum, t. 17 (1790) [J.E. Smith]