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Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

Merremia tuberosa (L.) Rendle
Spanish arborvine, Yellow morningglory

Merremia tuberosa
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer

Family: Convolvulaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Vine

Perennation: Perennial

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SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence: Possibly Extirpated

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. Reported for the Florida Keys only by Austin (1979). Visit the Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants for a full citation. Perhaps in cultivation.

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Merremia tuberosa
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer

Merremia tuberosa
Copyright by: Keith J. Buttry, 2015
Naturalized plants at Simpson Park, Miami, Floirda