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Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

Senna surattensis (Burm.f.) H.S. Irwin & Barneby
Glossy shower

Senna surattensis
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr

Family: Fabaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Tree

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, 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.

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Senna surattensis has been reported from the following 3 conservation areas in the FLORIDA KEYS :
Occurrence Native Status
Dry Tortugas National Park Presumed Extirpated Not Native, Cultivated Only
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized




Senna surattensis has been reported for the following habitat in THE FLORIDA KEYS :
Disturbed Upland


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Senna surattensis
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr

Senna surattensis
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr

Senna surattensis
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr