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Nama jamaicensis L.
Jamaicanweed

Nama jamaicensis
Copyright by: James J. Lange, 2014
Miami-Dade County, Florida

Family: Boraginaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Annual

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

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Rare

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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Nama jamaicensis has been found in the following 21 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big and Little George Hammocks Present Native
Biscayne National Park Present Native
Camp Owaissa Bauer Present Native
Castellow Hammock Park Present Native
Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammocks Botanical State Park Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
Deering Estate at Cutler Present Native
Dry Tortugas National Park Present Native
Everglades National Park Present Native
Frog Pond/L-31 N Transition Lands Present Native
Harden Hammock Present Native
Hattie Bauer Hammock Present Native
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park Present Native
Lignumvitae Key Botanical State Park Present Native
Matheson Hammock Park Present Native
Meissner Hammock Present Native
Milton E. Thompson Park Present Native
Navy Wells Pineland #23 Present Native
Palm Drive Pineland Present Native
Quail Roost Pineland Present Native
Silver Palm Groves Present Native
Sunny Palms Pineland Present Native

Nama jamaicensis has been found in the following 4 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Glades County Native
Lee County Native
Miami-Dade County Native
Monroe County (Keys) Native

Nama jamaicensis has been found in the following 2 habitats :
Disturbed Upland
Rockland Hammock

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Nama jamaicensis
Copyright by: James J. Lange, 2014
Miami-Dade County, Florida
Nama jamaicensis
Copyright by: James J. Lange, 2014
Miami-Dade County, Florida