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Zea mays L. subsp. mexicana
(Schrad.) Iltis
Mexican teosinte

Family: Poaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Annual

Map of Florida Locations

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Formerly Cultivated

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Other data on Zea mays subsp. mexicana available from :

Zea mays subsp. mexicana has been found in the following 2 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Possibly Extirpated
Everglades National Park Presumed Extirpated Not Native, Naturalized

Zea mays subsp. mexicana has been found in the following county :
Occurrence Native Status
Miami-Dade County Not Native, Naturalized

Zea mays subsp. mexicana has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Upland