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Plumbago auriculata Lam.
Leadwort, Cape leadwort

Plumbago auriculata
Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Family: Plumbaginaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Shrub

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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Plumbago auriculata has been found in the following 5 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Dove Creek Hammocks, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Everglades National Park Doubtfully Present
Hugh Taylor Birch State Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only

Plumbago auriculata has been found in the following 2 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Lee County Not Native, Naturalized
Martin County Not Native, Naturalized

Plumbago auriculata has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Upland

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Plumbago auriculata
Copyright by: Shirley Denton