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Jatropha curcas L.
Nutmeg plant, Barbados nut, Physic nut

Jatropha curcas
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr

Family: Euphorbiaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Tree

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: Cultivated

Other data on Jatropha curcas available from :

Jatropha curcas has been found in the following 2 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Crocodile Lake National Wildlife Refuge Present Not Native, Naturalized
R. Hardy Matheson Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized


Jatropha curcas has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Upland

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Jatropha curcas
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr
Jatropha curcas
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr
Jatropha curcas
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr
Jatropha curcas
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr