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Ageratum conyzoides L. subsp. conyzoides
Tropical Whiteweed

Family: Asteraceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Annual

Native Range: The West Indies, Mexico, Central America, South America and the Old World; naturalized in North America.

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

FISF Comments: For more images, click on the Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants link below.

FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence: Present

FLORIDA KEYS Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

Florida Keys History and Distribution: Not reported for the Florida Keys by John Kunkel Small in 1913. Sparingly naturalized. An herbarium voucher is needed for the Monroe County Keys.

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Ageratum conyzoides
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr

Other data on Ageratum conyzoides subsp. conyzoides available from :
Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants




Ageratum conyzoides subsp. conyzoides has been reported for the following habitat in THE FLORIDA KEYS :
Disturbed Upland


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Ageratum conyzoides
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr