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Macroptilium atropurpureum (Moc. & Sessé ex DC.) Urb.
Purple bushbean

Macroptilium atropurpureum
Copyright by: George D. Gann
In habtat as a naturalized weed
New Providence, Bahamas, 2012

Family: Fabaceae

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: Not Cultivated

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Macroptilium atropurpureum has been found in the following 5 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Bahia Honda State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Long Key State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Military Trail Natural Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Twin Rivers Present Not Native, Naturalized

Macroptilium atropurpureum has been found in the following 5 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Not Native, Naturalized
Collier County Not Native, Naturalized
Lee County Not Native, Naturalized
Monroe County (Keys) Not Native, Naturalized
Palm Beach County Not Native, Naturalized

Macroptilium atropurpureum has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Upland

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Macroptilium atropurpureum
Copyright by: George D. Gann
In habtat as a naturalized weed
New Providence, Bahamas, 2012
Macroptilium atropurpureum
Copyright by: George D. Gann
In habtat as a naturalized weed
New Providence, Bahamas, 2012