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Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

Jatropha integerrima Jacq.
Peregrina, Spicy jatropha

Jatropha integerrima
Copyright by: Kristen Finch
In cultivation, Palm Beach County, FL, 2013

Family: Euphorbiaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Shrub

Perennation: Perennial

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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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. Apparently first collected in 1967 on the island of Key West by Robert W. Long (2536, USF). Sparingly naturalized.

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Jatropha integerrima has been reported for the following habitat in THE FLORIDA KEYS :
Disturbed Upland


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Jatropha integerrima
Copyright by: Kristen Finch
In cultivation, Palm Beach County, FL, 2013

Jatropha integerrima
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr

Jatropha integerrima
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr

Jatropha integerrima
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr

Jatropha integerrima
Copyright by: Kristen Finch
In cultivation, Palm Beach County, FL, 2013

Jatropha integerrima
Copyright by: Kristen Finch
In cultivation, Palm Beach County, FL, 2013