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Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

Tournefortia hirsutissima L.
Chiggery grapes

Tournefortia hirsutissima
Copyright by: George D. Gann
unusual in the forest understory
Miami-Dade County, Florida, 2012

Family: Boraginaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Vine

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: South Florida, the West Indies, Mexico, Central America and South America.

State of Florida Status: Endangered

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Rare

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence: Possibly Extirpated

FLORIDA KEYS Native Status: Possibly Extirpated

IRC FLORIDA KEYS Status: Possibly Extirpated

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. A specimen at FTG needs to be examined.

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Tournefortia hirsutissima has been reported for the following habitat in THE FLORIDA KEYS :
Rockland Hammock


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Tournefortia hirsutissima
Copyright by: George D. Gann
unusual in the forest understory
Miami-Dade County, Florida, 2012

Tournefortia hirsutissima
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

Tournefortia hirsutissima
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer

Tournefortia hirsutissima
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

Tournefortia hirsutissima
Copyright by: Kristen Finch
in cultivation, Palm Beach County, Florida

Tournefortia hirsutissima
Copyright by: Kristen Finch
in cultivation, Palm Beach County, Florida