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Annona squamosa L.
Sugar-apple

Family: Annonaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Tree

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Mexico, Central America and South America. Widely planted and naturalized elsewhere.

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: 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: Reported in 1913 by John Kunkel Small for hammocks in the upper Keys. Sparingly naturalized in the Florida Keys.

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Annona squamosa
Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Other data on Annona squamosa available from :
Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants
Annona squamosa has been reported from the following conservation area in the FLORIDA KEYS :
Occurrence Native Status
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized




Annona squamosa has been reported for the following 2 habitats in THE FLORIDA KEYS :
Disturbed Upland
Rockland Hammock


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Annona squamosa
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Annona squamosa
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley