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Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

Ceratonia siliqua L.
Carob, Locust bean, St. John's bread

Ceratonia siliqua
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr

Family: Fabaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Native Range: The Mediterranean region.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Cultivated Only

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence: Present

FLORIDA KEYS Native Status: Not Native, Cultivated Only

Map of select IRC data for the Florida Keys

Florida Keys History and Distribution: Not reported for the Florida Keys by John Kunkel Small in 1913. Sparingly cultivated in the Florida Keys.

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Ceratonia siliqua has been reported from the following conservation area in the FLORIDA KEYS :
Occurrence Native Status
Dry Tortugas National Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only






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Ceratonia siliqua
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr

Ceratonia siliqua
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr

Ceratonia siliqua
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr

Ceratonia siliqua
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr