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Sesbania sericea (Willd.) Link
Silky sesban

Sesbania sericea
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Peters, W.C.H., Naturwissenschaftliche Reise nach Mossambique, vol. 1: t. 8 (1862)

Family: Fabaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Short Lived Perennial

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

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Other data on Sesbania sericea available from :

Sesbania sericea has been found in the following 6 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Curry Hammock State Park Possibly Extirpated Not Native, Naturalized
Dry Tortugas National Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Fern Forest Nature Center Present Not Native, Naturalized
Little Hamaca Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
National Key Deer Refuge Present Not Native, Naturalized
Ramrod Hammocks, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Not Native, Naturalized

Sesbania sericea has been found in the following 2 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Not Native, Naturalized
Monroe County (Keys) Not Native, Naturalized

Sesbania sericea has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Wetland

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Sesbania sericea
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Peters, W.C.H., Naturwissenschaftliche Reise nach Mossambique, vol. 1: t. 8 (1862)