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Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

Senna pendula (Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd.) H.S. Irwin & Barneby var. glabrata
(Vogel) H.S. Irwin & Barneby
Valamuerto

Senna pendula
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer

Family: Fabaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Shrub

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: South America; cultivated and escaped elsewhere.

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, 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 in the upper Keys, but highly invasive on the mainland.

Other data on Senna pendula var. glabrata available from :


Senna pendula var. glabrata has been reported from the following 3 conservation areas in the FLORIDA KEYS :
Occurrence Native Status
Crocodile Lake National Wildlife Refuge Present Not Native, Naturalized
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park Reported
Snake Creek Hammocks, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Not Native, Naturalized




Senna pendula var. glabrata has been reported for the following 3 habitats in THE FLORIDA KEYS :
Disturbed Upland
Disturbed Wetland
Rockland Hammock


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Senna pendula
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer