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Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

Ipomoea cairica (L.) Sweet
Mile-a-minute vine

Ipomoea cairica
Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Family: Convolvulaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Vine

Perennation: Perennial

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

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FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence: Present

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. Collected once in 1998 by Keith A. Bradley on Grassy Key.

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Ipomoea cairica has been reported for the following habitat in THE FLORIDA KEYS :
Disturbed Upland


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Ipomoea cairica
Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Ipomoea cairica
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr

Ipomoea cairica
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr

Ipomoea cairica
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr