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Portulaca amilis Speg.
Paraguayan purslane

Portulaca amilis
Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Family: Portulacaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Ps?

Map of Florida Locations

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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Portulaca amilis has been found in the following 7 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Dr. Von D. Mizell-Eula Johnson State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Frenchman's Forest Natural Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
John D. MacArthur Beach State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Juno Dunes Natural Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Rocky Point Hammock Present Not Native, Naturalized
Seabranch Preserve State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized

Portulaca amilis has been found in the following 2 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Not Native, Naturalized
Martin County Not Native, Naturalized

Portulaca amilis has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Upland

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Portulaca amilis
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Portulaca amilis
Copyright by: Shirley Denton