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Sesbania punicea (Cav.) Benth.
False-rattlebox

Family: Fabaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

FLEPPC Status: Category II Invasive

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

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Sesbania punicea has been found in the following 3 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve Assumed to be Present Not Native, Naturalized
Fred C. Babcock-Cecil M. Webb Wildlife Management Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Matanzas Pass Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized

Sesbania punicea has been found in the following 3 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Charlotte County Not Native, Naturalized
Lee County Not Native, Naturalized
Martin County Not Native, Naturalized

Sesbania punicea has been found in the following 2 habitats :
Disturbed Upland
Mesic Flatwoods