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Browallia americana L.
Bush violet

Browallia americana
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Curtis’s Botanical Magazine, vol. 28: t. 1136 (1808) [S.T. Edwards]

Family: Solanaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Annual

Native Range: The West Indies, Mexico, Central America and South America.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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

Browallia americana has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Upland

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Browallia americana
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Curtis’s Botanical Magazine, vol. 28: t. 1136 (1808) [S.T. Edwards]