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Callisia fragrans (Lindl.) Woodson
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Callisia fragrans
Copyright by: George D. Gann
In cultivation, Florida

Family: Commelinaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Mexico; cultivated and sometimes naturalized elsewhere.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

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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Callisia fragrans has been found in the following 23 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big and Little George Hammocks Present Not Native, Naturalized
Coral Pines Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Crocodile Lake National Wildlife Refuge Present Not Native, Naturalized
Crystal Lake Sand Pine Scrub Natural Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammocks Botanical State Park Possibly Extirpated Not Native, Naturalized
Delray Oaks Natural Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Dolphin Center and Dolphin Center Addition Present Not Native, Naturalized
Dove Creek Hammocks, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Frenchman's Forest Natural Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
George N. Avery Pineland Present Not Native, Naturalized
Great White Heron National Wildlife Refuge Present Not Native, Naturalized
Highlands Scrub Natural Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Hugh Taylor Birch State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Kendalwood Present Not Native, Naturalized
Long Key Natural Area & Nature Center Present Not Native, Naturalized
Miramar Pineland Present Not Native, Naturalized
Rolling Oaks Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Seabranch Preserve State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Trinity Pineland Present Not Native, Naturalized
Twin Rivers Present Not Native, Naturalized
Warbler Wetland Natural Area Present Not Native, Naturalized

Callisia fragrans has been found in the following 5 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Not Native, Naturalized
Martin County Not Native, Naturalized
Miami-Dade County Not Native, Naturalized
Monroe County (Keys) Not Native, Naturalized
Palm Beach County Not Native, Naturalized

Callisia fragrans has been found in the following 2 habitats :
Disturbed Upland
Pine Rockland

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Callisia fragrans
Copyright by: George D. Gann
In cultivation, Florida
Callisia fragrans
Copyright by: Shirley Denton