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Boehmeria nivea (L.) Gaud.
Ramie

Boehmeria nivea
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Hooker’s journal of botany and Kew Garden miscellany, vol. 3: t. 8 (1851) [W.H. Fitch]

Family: Urticaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Asia; widely cultivated and sometimes naturalized.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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Boehmeria nivea has been found in the following conservation area :
Occurrence Native Status
Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge Present Not Native, Naturalized

Boehmeria nivea has been found in the following 2 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Miami-Dade County Not Native, Naturalized
Palm Beach County Not Native, Naturalized

Boehmeria nivea has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Upland

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Boehmeria nivea
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Hooker’s journal of botany and Kew Garden miscellany, vol. 3: t. 8 (1851) [W.H. Fitch]