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Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

Ipomoea hederifolia L.
Scarletcreeper

Ipomoea hederifolia
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer

Family: Convolvulaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Vine

Perennation: Annual

Native Range: Southern United States, the West Indies, Mexico, Central America and South America.

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Rare

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SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence: Present

FLORIDA KEYS Native Status: Doubtfully Native

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. First collected in 1949 on Key West by Roy Woodbury (s.n., FTG). Spreading as a weed, but perhaps not well established.

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Ipomoea hederifolia has been reported from the following conservation area in the FLORIDA KEYS :
Occurrence Native Status
Windley Key Fossil Reef Geological State Park Possibly Extirpated Doubtfully Native




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


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Ipomoea hederifolia
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer

Ipomoea hederifolia
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley