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Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

Dracaena fragrans (L.) Ker-Gawl.
Corn plant

Dracaena fragrans
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Family: Asparagaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Native Range: Tropical Africa; widely cultivated and sometimes naturalized.

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

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. Cultivated nearly throughout the Florida Keys.

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Dracaena fragrans has been reported from the following 2 conservation areas in the FLORIDA KEYS :
Occurrence Native Status
Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammocks Botanical State Park Possibly Extirpated Not Native, Cultivated Only
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only






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Dracaena fragrans
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Dracaena fragrans
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Dracaena fragrans
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Dracaena fragrans
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Dracaena fragrans
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Dracaena fragrans
Copyright by: Magha García Medina; Agrandar.

Dracaena fragrans
Copyright by: Magha García Medina; Agrandar.