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Vanilla pompona Schiede
West Indian vanilla

Vanilla pompona
Copyright by: George D. Gann
Cultivated plant, Florida

Family: Orchidaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Vine

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Central America and South America; cultivated and sometimes naturalizing 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

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

Vanilla pompona has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Upland

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Vanilla pompona
Copyright by: George D. Gann
Cultivated plant, Florida