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Carpobrotus edulis (L.) L. Bolus
Common hottentot-fig

Family: Aizoaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: South Africa; widely cultivated and naturalized.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

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Carpobrotus edulis has been found in the following county :
Occurrence Native Status
Martin County Not Native, Naturalized

Carpobrotus edulis has been found in the following habitat :
Beach Dune