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Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

Chenopodium murale L.
Nettleleaf goosefoot

Chenopodium murale
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr

Family: Amaranthaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Annual

Native Range: Old World; naturalized elsewhere.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence: Possibly Extirpated

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 disturbed areas on the island of Key West.  Sparingly naturalized and perhaps not well established in the Florida Keys.  A specimen at FLAS needs to be examined.

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Chenopodium murale has been reported for the following habitat in THE FLORIDA KEYS :
Disturbed Upland


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Chenopodium murale
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr