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Kallstroemia maxima (L.) Hook & Arn.
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Kallstroemia maxima
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer

Family: Zygophyllaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Annual

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

Map of Florida Locations

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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Kallstroemia maxima has been found in the following 3 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park Doubtfully Present
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park Present Native
Savannas Preserve State Park Present Native

Kallstroemia maxima has been found in the following 5 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Native
Lee County Native
Martin County Native
Miami-Dade County Native
Monroe County (Keys) Native

Kallstroemia maxima has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Upland

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Kallstroemia maxima
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer
Kallstroemia maxima
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley
Kallstroemia maxima
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley