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Cissus verticillata (L.) D.H. Nicols & Jarvis
Possum-grape, Seasonvine

Family: Vitaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Vine

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Peninsular Florida, the West Indies, Mexico, Central America and South America.

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Secure

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

Cissus verticillata
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer

Other data on Cissus verticillata available from :
Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants
Cissus verticillata has been found in the following 77 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big and Little George Hammocks Present Native
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park Present Native
Bill Sadowski Park Present Native
Black Creek Forest Present Native
Boystown Pineland Present Native
Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve Present Native
Caloosahatchee Regional Park Present Native
Camp Owaissa Bauer Present Native
Cape Romano - Ten Thousand Islands Aquatic Preserve Present Native
Castellow Hammock parcel 28 Present Native
Castellow Hammock parcel 31 Present Native
Castellow Hammock parcel 33 Present Native
Castellow Hammock Park Present Native
Chapman Field Park Present Native
Coconut Creek Natural Area Present Native
Collier-Seminole State Park Present Native
Coral Reef Park Present Native
Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed (CREW) Present Native
Crandon Park Present Native
Deering Estate at Cutler Present Native
Dupuis Reserve Present Native
Eachus Pineland Present Native
Enchanted Forest Park Present Native
Everglades and Francis S. Taylor Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Everglades National Park Present Native
Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park Present Native
Fern Forest Nature Center Present Native
Florida City Pineland Present Native
Frog Pond/L-31 N Transition Lands Present Native
Fuchs Hammock Preserve Present Native
Harden Hammock Present Native
Hattie Bauer Hammock Present Native
Highland Oaks Park Present Native
Hillsboro Pineland Natural Area Present Native
Ingram Pineland Present Native
Juno Dunes Natural Area Present Native
Kendall Indian Hammocks Park Present Native
Larry and Penny Thompson Park Present Native
Long Key Natural Area & Nature Center Present Native
Loveland Hammock Present Native
Lucille Hammock Present Native
Luis Martinez United States Army Reserve Station, Richmond Pine Rocklands Present Native
Meissner Hammock Present Native
Miami Metrozoo Present Native
Milton E. Thompson Park Present Native
Mound Key Archaeological State Park Present Native
Navy Wells Pineland Present Native
Navy Wells Pineland #23 Present Native
Nixon Smiley Pineland Preserve Present Native
Okaloacoochee Slough State Forest, Okaloacoochee Slough Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Okaloacoochee Slough Wildlife Management Area - FWC, Okaloacoochee Slough Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Oleta River State Park Present Native
Palm Drive Pineland Present Native
Picayune Strand State Forest Present Native
Pine Island Ridge Natural Area Present Native
Porter-Russell Pineland Present Native
Prospect Road Natural Area Present Native
Quail Roost Pineland Present Native
Rock Pit #34 Present Native
Rock Pit #39 Present Native
Rockdale Pineland Present Native
Ron Ehman Park Present Native
Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve Present Native
Silver Palm Groves Present Native
Silver Palm Hammock Present Native
Simpson Park Present Native
South Dade Wetlands Present Native
Sunny Palms Pineland Present Native
Tamiami Pineland Complex Addition Present Native
Ten Thousand Islands National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
The Barnacle State Historic Park Present Native
Tree Island Park Present Native
Trinity Pineland Present Native
Virginia Key and Marine Stadium Present Native
West Biscayne Pineland Present Native
Woodmont Natural Area Present Native


Cissus verticillata has been found in the following 7 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Native
Collier County Native
Lee County Native
Martin County Native
Miami-Dade County Native
Monroe County (Keys) Native
Monroe County (Mainland) Native


Cissus verticillata has been found in the following 11 habitats :
Coastal Berm
Coastal Strand
Disturbed Upland
Dome Swamp
Maritime Hammock
Marl Prairie
Mesic Hammock
Pine Rockland
Prairie Hammock
Rockland Hammock
Shell Mound


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Cissus verticillata
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer