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Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

Merremia dissecta (Jacq.) Hallier f.
Baby woodrose, Noyauvine

Merremia dissecta
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

Family: Convolvulaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Vine

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: West Indies, Mexico, Central America, South America and the Old World tropics; naturalized in the southeastern United States and elsewhere.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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. Sparingly naturalized. An herbarium voucher is needed for the Monroe County Keys.

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Merremia dissecta has been reported from the following 4 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 Present Not Native, Naturalized
Dove Creek Hammocks, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized




Merremia dissecta has been reported for the following 3 habitats in THE FLORIDA KEYS :
Disturbed Upland
Pine Rockland
Rockland Hammock


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Merremia dissecta
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

Merremia dissecta
Copyright by: Daniel Greene

Merremia dissecta
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer