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Malvaviscus penduliflorus DC.
Mazapan, Turkscap mallow

Malvaviscus penduliflorus
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

Family: Malvaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Shrub

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

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Malvaviscus penduliflorus has been found in the following 7 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Cayo Costa State Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Cedar Point Environmental Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Collier-Seminole State Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Deering Estate at Cutler Present Not Native, Naturalized
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Mound Key Archaeological State Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Tradewinds Park & Stables Present Not Native, Cultivated Only

Malvaviscus penduliflorus has been found in the following 8 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Not Native, Naturalized
Collier County Not Native, Naturalized
Hendry County Not Native, Naturalized
Lee County Not Native, Naturalized
Martin County Not Native, Naturalized
Miami-Dade County Not Native, Naturalized
Monroe County (Keys) Not Native, Naturalized
Palm Beach County Not Native, Naturalized

Malvaviscus penduliflorus has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Upland

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Malvaviscus penduliflorus
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley
Malvaviscus penduliflorus
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley
Malvaviscus penduliflorus
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley
Malvaviscus penduliflorus
Copyright by: Shirley Denton