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Piper auritum Kunth
Veracruz pepper

Piper auritum
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr

Family: Piperaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Shrub

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: The West Indies, Mexico, Central America and South America.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

Other data on Piper auritum available from :

Piper auritum has been found in the following conservation area :
Occurrence Native Status
R. Hardy Matheson Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized

Piper auritum has been found in the following 2 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Not Native, Naturalized
Miami-Dade County Not Native, Naturalized

Piper auritum has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Upland

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Piper auritum
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr
Piper auritum
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr
Piper auritum
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr