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Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

Nerium oleander L.
Oleander

Nerium oleander
Copyright by: Christina G. Stocking, 2016.
Cultivated, Miami-Dade County, FL, USA. Enlarge

Family: Apocynaceae

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

FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence: Present

FLORIDA KEYS Native Status: Not Native, Cultivated Only

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 Monroe County Keys by the Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants, but all of our records are from cultivated plants or plants persisting from cultivation.

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Nerium oleander has been reported from the following 6 conservation areas in the FLORIDA KEYS :
Occurrence Native Status
Biscayne National Park, Florida Keys Section Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammocks Botanical State Park Presumed Extirpated Not Native, Cultivated Only
Dry Tortugas National Park Presumed Extirpated Not Native, Cultivated Only
Indian Key Historic State Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Lignumvitae Key Botanical State Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
National Key Deer Refuge Possibly Extirpated Not Native, Cultivated Only






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Nerium oleander
Copyright by: Christina G. Stocking, 2016.
Cultivated, Miami-Dade County, FL, USA. Enlarge

Nerium oleander
Copyright by: Shirley Denton