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Rhabdadenia biflora (Jacq.) Müll. Arg.
Mangrove rubbervine, Mangrovevine

Rhabdadenia biflora
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer

Family: Apocynaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Vine

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Peninsular Florida, the West Indies, Mexico, Central America and South America.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Apparently Secure

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Rhabdadenia biflora has been found in the following 40 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Biscayne National Park Present Native
Blowing Rocks Preserve Present Native
Blue Heron Hammock, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Native
Bocilla Preserve Present Native
Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve Present Native
Cayo Costa State Park Present Native
Chapman Field Park Present Native
Collier-Seminole State Park Present Native
Crocodile Lake National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammocks Botanical State Park Present Native
Daskas Present Native
Deering Estate at Cutler Present Native
Enchanted Forest Park Present Native
Estero Bay Preserve State Park Present Native
Everglades National Park Present Native
Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park Present Native
Greynolds Park Present Native
Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
Hugh Taylor Birch State Park Present Native
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Juno Dunes Natural Area Present Native
Jupiter Ridge Natural Area Present Native
Kiplinger Present Native
Long Key State Park Reported
Mangrove Preserve Present Native
Matheson Hammock Park Present Native
Muscara Present Native
National Key Deer Refuge Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
Peck Lake Park Present Native
R. Hardy Matheson Preserve Present Native
Red Reef Park Present Native
Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve Present Native
Seabranch Preserve State Park Present Native
Secret Woods Nature Center Present Native
St. Lucie Inlet Preserve State Park Present Native
Ten Thousand Islands National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
Virginia Key Beach Park and Marine Stadium Present Native
West Lake Park/Anne Kolb Nature Center Present Native

Rhabdadenia biflora has been found in the following 7 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Native
Collier County Native
Lee County Native
Martin County Native
Miami-Dade County Native
Monroe County (Keys) Native
Monroe County (Mainland) Native

Rhabdadenia biflora has been found in the following 7 habitats :
Coastal Berm
Coastal Interdunal Swale
Coastal Rock Barren
Disturbed Wetland
Freshwater Tidal Swamp
Tidal Marsh
Tidal Swamp

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Rhabdadenia biflora
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer
Rhabdadenia biflora
Copyright by: George D. Gann