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Trimezia martinicensis (Jacq.) Herb.
Walking iris

Trimezia martinicensis
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

Family: Iridaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: The West Indies, southern Mexico, Central America and South America; cultivated and sometimes naturalized elsewhere.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

Other data on Trimezia martinicensis available from :

Trimezia martinicensis has been found in the following 8 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
A.D. 'Doug' Barnes Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Frenchman's Forest Natural Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Hugh Taylor Birch State Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Kendalwood Present Not Native, Naturalized
Matheson Hammock Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Miramar Pineland Possibly Extirpated Not Native, Cultivated Only
West Biscayne Pineland Present Not Native, Naturalized

Trimezia martinicensis has been found in the following county :
Occurrence Native Status
Miami-Dade County Not Native, Naturalized

Trimezia martinicensis has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Upland

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Trimezia martinicensis
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley
Trimezia martinicensis
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley