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Ipomoea cairica (L.) Sweet
Mile-a-minute vine

Ipomoea cairica
Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Family: Convolvulaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Vine

Perennation: Perennial

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

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Ipomoea cairica has been found in the following 2 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Everglades National Park Assumed to be Present Not Native, Naturalized
Yamato Scrub Natural Area Present Not Native, Naturalized

Ipomoea cairica has been found in the following 5 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Not Native, Naturalized
Lee County Not Native, Naturalized
Miami-Dade County Not Native, Naturalized
Monroe County (Keys) Not Native, Naturalized
Palm Beach County Not Native, Naturalized

Ipomoea cairica has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Upland

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Ipomoea cairica
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Ipomoea cairica
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr
Ipomoea cairica
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr
Ipomoea cairica
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr