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Brazilian begonia

Begonia hirtella
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer

Family: Begoniaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Annual

Native Range: South America; cultivated and sometimes naturalized elsewhere.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

Other data on Begonia hirtella available from :

Begonia hirtella has been found in the following 3 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge Present Not Native, Naturalized
Castellow Hammock Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Hattie Bauer Hammock Present Not Native, Naturalized

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

Begonia hirtella has been found in the following 2 habitats :
Disturbed Upland
Rockland Hammock

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Begonia hirtella
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer