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Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

Gomphrena serrata L.
Globe-amaranth

Gomphrena serrata
Copyright by: John Bradford

Family: Amaranthaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

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SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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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: Not reported for the Florida Keys by John Kunkel Small in 1913. Reported in 1971 by Robert W. Long and Olga Lakela for disturbed areas and hammock edges in southern Florida and the Florida Keys. Sparingly naturalized and perhaps not well established. A specimen at FLAS needs to be examined.

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Gomphrena serrata has been reported for the following habitat in THE FLORIDA KEYS :
Disturbed Upland


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Gomphrena serrata
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Gomphrena serrata
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