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Broussonetia papyrifera (L.) L'Hér. ex Vent.
Paper-mulberry

Broussonetia papyrifera
Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Family: Moraceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Tree

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Asia.

Map of Florida Locations

FLEPPC Status: Category II Invasive

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Broussonetia papyrifera has been found in the following 4 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Castellow Hammock parcel 33 Present Not Native, Naturalized
Deering Estate at Cutler Present Not Native, Naturalized
The Barnacle State Historic Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Trinity Pineland Present Not Native, Naturalized


Broussonetia papyrifera has been found in the following 2 habitats :
Disturbed Upland
Rockland Hammock

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Broussonetia papyrifera
Copyright by: Shirley Denton