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Peperomia pellucida (L.) Kunth
Pepper-elder, Rat-ear

Peperomia pellucida
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

Family: Piperaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Short Lived Perennial

Native Range: The West Indies, Mexico, Central America, South America and the Old World tropics; naturalized in the southeastern United States and Hawaii.

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

Other data on Peperomia pellucida available from :

Peperomia pellucida has been found in the following conservation area :
Occurrence Native Status
Hattie Bauer Hammock Present Not Native, Naturalized

Peperomia pellucida has been found in the following 3 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Hendry County Not Native, Naturalized
Lee County Not Native, Naturalized
Miami-Dade County Not Native, Naturalized

Peperomia pellucida has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Upland

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Peperomia pellucida
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley
Peperomia pellucida
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley