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Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

Sesbania vesicaria (Jacq.) Elliott
Bladderpod, Bagpod

Sesbania vesicaria
Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Family: Fabaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Annual

Native Range: Southeastern United States.

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Imperiled

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SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

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FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence: Reported

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 only for what is now Dry Tortugas National Park (Bowman, 1918).

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Sesbania vesicaria has been reported from the following conservation area in the FLORIDA KEYS :
Occurrence Native Status
Dry Tortugas National Park Reported






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Sesbania vesicaria
Copyright by: Shirley Denton