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Sesamum orientale L.
Sesame, Benne

Family: Pedaliaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Annual

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

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Sesamum orientale has been found in the following 2 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Lee County Not Native, Naturalized
Miami-Dade County Not Native, Naturalized

Sesamum orientale has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Upland