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Callisia cordifolia (Sw.) E.S. Anderson & Woodson
Florida roseling

Family: Commelinaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Scattered in the southeastern United States (Florida, Georgia), the West Indies, southern Mexico, Central America and South America.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Critically Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

Comments: Rediscovered August 16, 2002 at Crystal Lake Sand Pine Scrub Natural Area in Broward County by Patricia L. Howell.

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Other data on Callisia cordifolia available from :

Callisia cordifolia has been found in the following conservation area :
Occurrence Native Status
Crystal Lake Sand Pine Scrub Natural Area Present Native

Callisia cordifolia has been found in the following 4 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Native
Collier County Presumed Extirpated Presumed Extirpated
Lee County Presumed Extirpated Presumed Extirpated
Palm Beach County Presumed Extirpated Presumed Extirpated

Callisia cordifolia has been found in the following habitat :
Mesic Hammock