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Canna indica L.
Indian shot

Canna indica
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr

Family: Cannaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: The West Indies, Mexico, Central America and South America; cultivated in North America, Hawaii and the Old World 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: Cultivated

Comments: For more images, click on the Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants link below. The image on the USDA PLANTS website by R.A. Howard is Canna √ógeneralis.

Other data on Canna indica available from :

Canna indica has been found in the following 3 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Present Not Native, Naturalized
Deering Estate at Cutler Present Not Native, Naturalized
R. Hardy Matheson Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized

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

Canna indica has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Wetland

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Canna indica
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr
Canna indica
Copyright by: Magha García Medina; Agrandar.