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Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

Tradescantia pallida (Rose) D.R. Hunt

Tradescantia pallida
Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Family: Commelinaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Mexico; cultivated and escaped elsewhere.

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SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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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. Occasionally cultivated nearly throughout the Florida Keys.

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Tradescantia pallida has been reported from the following 2 conservation areas in the FLORIDA KEYS :
Occurrence Native Status
Biscayne National Park, Florida Keys Section Presumed Extirpated Not Native, Cultivated Only
Dry Tortugas National Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only

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Tradescantia pallida
Copyright by: Shirley Denton