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Ipomoea hederifolia L.
Scarletcreeper

Ipomoea hederifolia
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer

Family: Convolvulaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Vine

Perennation: Annual

Native Range: Southern United States, the West Indies, Mexico, Central America and South America.

Map of Florida Locations

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Rare

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Other data on Ipomoea hederifolia available from :

Ipomoea hederifolia has been found in the following 28 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big and Little George Hammocks Present Native
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park Doubtfully Present
Cape Romano - Ten Thousand Islands Aquatic Preserve Present Native
Chapman Field Park Present Native
Deering Estate at Cutler Present Native
Dupuis Reserve Present Native
Everglades National Park Present Native
Florida City Pineland Present Native
Frenchman's Forest Natural Area Doubtfully Present
Frog Pond/L-31 N Transition Lands Present Native
Harden Hammock Present Native
Hattie Bauer Hammock Present Native
Ingram Pineland Present Native
Lucille Hammock Present Native
Navy Wells Pineland Preserve Present Native
Nixon Smiley Pineland Addition Present Native
Nixon Smiley Pineland Preserve Present Native
Palm Drive Pineland Present Native
Porter-Russell Pineland Present Native
Quail Roost Pineland Present Native
Rock Pit #39 Present Native
Rockdale Pineland Present Native
Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve Present Native
Silver Palm Groves Present Native
Tree Island Park Present Native
Trinity Pineland Present Native
Tropical Park Present Native
Windley Key Fossil Reef Geological State Park Possibly Extirpated Doubtfully Native

Ipomoea hederifolia has been found in the following 3 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Native
Miami-Dade County Native
Monroe County (Keys) Doubtfully Native

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

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Ipomoea hederifolia
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer
Ipomoea hederifolia
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley