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Annona squamosa L.
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Annona squamosa
Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Family: Annonaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Tree

Perennation: Perennial

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

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SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence: Present

FLORIDA KEYS Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

Map of select IRC data for the Florida Keys

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 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