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Pachyrhizus erosus (L.) Urb.
Yam bean, Jicama

Pachyrhizus erosus
Copyright by: Jose A. Prieto
Miami-Dade County Natural Areas Management

Family: Fabaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Vine

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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Other data on Pachyrhizus erosus available from :

Pachyrhizus erosus has been found in the following conservation area :
Occurrence Native Status
Seminole Wayside Park Present Not Native, Naturalized

Pachyrhizus erosus has been found in the following county :
Occurrence Native Status
Miami-Dade County Not Native, Naturalized

Pachyrhizus erosus has been found in the following 2 habitats :
Disturbed Upland
Pine Rockland

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Pachyrhizus erosus
Copyright by: Jose A. Prieto
Miami-Dade County Natural Areas Management
Pachyrhizus erosus
Copyright by: Jose A. Prieto
in habitat, naturalized at Seminole Wayside Park, FL, 2013
Pachyrhizus erosus
Copyright by: Jose A. Prieto
in habitat, naturalized at Seminole Wayside Park, FL, 2013