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Diplazium esculentum (Retz.) Sw.
Vegetable fern

Diplazium esculentum
Copyright by: Mike Rosenthal
Plant naturalized in Miami-Dade County, Florida

Family: Dryopteridaceae

Group: Pteridophyte

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeast Asia; cultivated and sometimes naturalizing.

Map of Florida Locations

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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

Diplazium esculentum has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Upland

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Diplazium esculentum
Copyright by: Mike Rosenthal
Plant naturalized in Miami-Dade County, Florida
Diplazium esculentum
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr
Diplazium esculentum
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr