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Nicandra physalodes (L.) Gaertn.
Shoo-fly plant, Apple-of-Peru

Nicandra physalodes
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer

Family: Solanaceae

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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Nicandra physalodes has been found in the following 2 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Miami-Dade County Not Native, Naturalized
Palm Beach County Not Native, Naturalized

Nicandra physalodes has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Upland

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Nicandra physalodes
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer
Nicandra physalodes
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer