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Commelina forskaolii Vahl
Rat's ear

Family: Commelinaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Old World tropics; cultivated and sometimes naturalized elsewhere.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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

Commelina forskaolii has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Upland