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Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

Turbina corymbosa (L.) Raf.
Christmasvine

Turbina corymbosa
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

Family: Convolvulaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Vine

Perennation: Perennial

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

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Assumed to be Cultivated

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FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence: Possibly Extirpated

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, but reported for hammocks in the Cape Sable region and the Florida Keys by Small in 1933. Sparingly naturalized and perhaps not well established in the Florida Keys.

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Turbina corymbosa has been reported from the following conservation area in the FLORIDA KEYS :
Occurrence Native Status
Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammocks Botanical State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized




Turbina corymbosa has been reported for the following 2 habitats in THE FLORIDA KEYS :
Disturbed Upland
Rockland Hammock


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Turbina corymbosa
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

Turbina corymbosa
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley