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Mitracarpus hirtus (L.) DC.
Tropical girdlepod

Mitracarpus hirtus
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Moninckx, J., Moninckx atlas, vol. 8: t. 13 (1682-1709)

Family: Rubiaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Annual

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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Other data on Mitracarpus hirtus available from :

Mitracarpus hirtus has been found in the following 4 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Danforth Present Not Native, Naturalized
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Royal Palm Beach Pines Natural Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Savannas Preserve State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized

Mitracarpus hirtus has been found in the following county :
Occurrence Native Status
Martin County Not Native, Naturalized

Mitracarpus hirtus has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Upland

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Mitracarpus hirtus
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Moninckx, J., Moninckx atlas, vol. 8: t. 13 (1682-1709)