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Veronica peregrina L.
Neckweed

Veronica peregrina
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

Family: Plantaginaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Annual

Native Range: Eastern and central North America, the West Indies (Greater Antilles, Bahamas), Mexico, Central America and South America; widely naturalized in the Old World.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Apparently Secure

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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Veronica peregrina has been found in the following 4 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Deering Estate at Cutler Present Native
Everglades National Park Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
Frenchman's Forest Natural Area Present Native
Meissner Hammock Present Native

Veronica peregrina has been found in the following county :
Occurrence Native Status
Miami-Dade County Native

Veronica peregrina has been found in the following 2 habitats :
Disturbed Upland
Disturbed Wetland

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Veronica peregrina
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley