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Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

Cupaniopsis anacardioides (A. Rich.) Radlk.
Carrotwood

Cupaniopsis anacardioides
Copyright by: Bruce Holst, June 2001
Naturalized in Florida

Family: Sapindaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Tree

Perennation: Perennial

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SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

Comments: For more information and images, visit Florida Invasive Plant Species Mobile Field Guide (FLIP).

FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence: Present

FLORIDA KEYS Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

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Florida Keys History and Distribution: Not reported for the Florida Keys by John Kunkel Small in 1913. This is just beginnin to naturalize in the Florida Keys, but is well established and invasive on the mainland. An herbarium voucher is needed for the Monroe County Keys.

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Cupaniopsis anacardioides has been reported for the following 3 habitats in THE FLORIDA KEYS :
Coastal Berm
Disturbed Upland
Rockland Hammock


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Cupaniopsis anacardioides
Copyright by: Bruce Holst, June 2001
Naturalized in Florida

Cupaniopsis anacardioides
Copyright by: Keith J. Buttry, 2014
Seedling naturalized in Palm Beach County, Florida