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Pueraria montana (Lour.) Merr. var. lobata
(Willd.) Maesen & S. Almeida
Kudzu

Pueraria montana
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Family: Fabaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Vine

Perennation: Perennial

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

FLEPPC Status: Category I Invasive

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Assumed to be Cultivated

Other data on Pueraria montana var. lobata available from :

Pueraria montana var. lobata has been found in the following 2 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Everglades and Francis S. Taylor Wildlife Management Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Koreshan State Historic Site Present Not Native, Naturalized

Pueraria montana var. lobata has been found in the following 3 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Not Native, Naturalized
Lee County Not Native, Naturalized
Miami-Dade County Not Native, Naturalized

Pueraria montana var. lobata has been found in the following 2 habitats :
Disturbed Upland
Pine Rockland

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Pueraria montana
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr
Pueraria montana
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr
Pueraria montana
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr