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Melaleuca quinquenervia (Cav.) S.T.Blake
Punktree

Melaleuca quinquenervia
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

Family: Myrtaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Tree

Perennation: Perennial

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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

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Florida Keys History and Distribution: Not reported for the Florida Keys by John Kunkel Small in 1913. Occasionally naturalized from the upper Keys to the lower Keys.

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Melaleuca quinquenervia has been reported from the following 6 conservation areas in the FLORIDA KEYS :
Occurrence Native Status
Crocodile Lake National Wildlife Refuge Present Not Native, Naturalized
Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammocks Botanical State Park Presumed Extirpated Not Native, Naturalized
Dove Creek Hammocks, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park Presumed Extirpated Not Native, Naturalized
Little Hamaca Park Reported
National Key Deer Refuge Assumed to be Present Not Native, Naturalized




Melaleuca quinquenervia has been reported for the following 3 habitats in THE FLORIDA KEYS :
Disturbed Wetland
Freshwater Tidal Swamp
Pine Rockland


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Melaleuca quinquenervia
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Melaleuca quinquenervia
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Melaleuca quinquenervia
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Melaleuca quinquenervia
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley