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Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

Melochia corchorifolia L.
Chocolateweed

Family: Malvaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Annual

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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: Present

FLORIDA KEYS Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

Map of select IRC data for the Florida Keys

Florida Keys History and Distribution: First collected in the Florida Keys by Wilder & Combs (35181 SWF) at Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammocks Botanical State Park (Wilder et al. 2014).

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Melochia corchorifolia has been reported from the following conservation area in the FLORIDA KEYS :
Occurrence Native Status
Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammocks Botanical State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized




Melochia corchorifolia has been reported for the following habitat in THE FLORIDA KEYS :
Disturbed Upland