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Hibiscus cannabinus L.
Brown Indianhemp, Kenaf

Hibiscus cannabinus
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Moninckx, J., Moninckx atlas, vol. 2: t. 3 (1682-1709)

Family: Malvaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Formerly Cultivated

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

Hibiscus cannabinus has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Upland

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Hibiscus cannabinus
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Moninckx, J., Moninckx atlas, vol. 2: t. 3 (1682-1709)