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Microgramma heterophylla (L.) Wherry
Climbing vine fern

Microgramma heterophylla
Copyright by: Rasheed Bradley, 2014
In habitat, Crocodile Lake National Wildlife Refuge

Family: Polypodiaceae

Group: Pteridophyte

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Vine

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: South Florida and the West Indies.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

NatureServe Global Status: Apparently Secure

State of Florida Status: Endangered

Florida Natural Areas Inventory State Status: Imperiled

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

Other data on Microgramma heterophylla available from :

Microgramma heterophylla has been found in the following 6 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Biscayne National Park Presumed Extirpated Presumed Extirpated
Crocodile Lake National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammocks Botanical State Park Present Native
Everglades National Park Present Native
Hattie Bauer Hammock Present Native

Microgramma heterophylla has been found in the following 5 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Collier County Native
Miami-Dade County Native
Monroe County (Keys) Native
Monroe County (Mainland) Native
Palm Beach County Recorded as Present in Error

Microgramma heterophylla has been found in the following habitat :
Rockland Hammock

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Microgramma heterophylla
Copyright by: Rasheed Bradley, 2014
In habitat, Crocodile Lake National Wildlife Refuge
Microgramma heterophylla
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley
Microgramma heterophylla
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley
Microgramma heterophylla
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley
Microgramma heterophylla
Copyright by: George D. Gann
in habitat, Dominican Republic, 2011
Microgramma heterophylla
Copyright by: Rasheed Bradley, 2014
In habitat, Crocodile Lake National Wildlife Refuge
Microgramma heterophylla
Copyright by: Rasheed Bradley, March 18, 2015
In habitat, Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammocks Botanical State Park
Microgramma heterophylla
Copyright by: Rasheed Bradley, March 18, 2015
In habitat, Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammocks Botanical State Park