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Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

Aristolochia serpentaria L.
Virginia snakeroot

Family: Aristolochiaceae

Group: Dicot

Habit: Herb

Native Range: Eastern and central United States.

Map of South Florida Locations

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Recorded as Present in Error

Comments: Reported for South Florida in error (e.g. Pfeifer, 1966).

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FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence: Recorded as Present in Error

Map of Florida Keys Locations

Florida Keys History and Distribution: Not reported for the Florida Keys by John Kunkel Small in 1913. Reported for the Monroe County Keys by the Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants, but we believe this is cited in error for both the Monroe County Keys and for South Florida (Pfeifer, 1966).

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