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Pouzolzia zeylanica (L.) Benn.
Pouzolz's bush

Pouzolzia zeylanica
Copyright by: George Gann, 2018
A weed at Lake Ida Park, Delray Beach, Florida
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Family: Urticaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Asia; now a widespread weed.

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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Pouzolzia zeylanica has been found in the following 10 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Delray Beach Municipal Beach Present Not Native, Naturalized
Enchanted Forest Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Frenchman's Forest Natural Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Hillsboro Pineland Natural Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Hugh Taylor Birch State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
J.W. Corbett Wildlife Management Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Juno Dunes Natural Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Long Key Natural Area & Nature Center Present Not Native, Naturalized

Pouzolzia zeylanica has been found in the following 4 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Not Native, Naturalized
Martin County Not Native, Naturalized
Miami-Dade County Not Native, Naturalized
Palm Beach County Not Native, Naturalized

Pouzolzia zeylanica has been found in the following 3 habitats :
Disturbed Upland
Floodplain Forest
Floodplain Swamp

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Pouzolzia zeylanica
Copyright by: George Gann, 2018
A weed at Lake Ida Park, Delray Beach, Florida
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