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Vascular Plants of State Parks in the Florida Keys

Psidium guajava L.
Guava

Family: Myrtaceae

Group: Dicot

Habit: Tree

Perennation: Perennial

Substrate: Terrestrial

FLEPPC Status: Invasive

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

FISF Comments: For more images, click on the Atlas of Vascular Plants link below.

FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence: Present

FLORIDA KEYS Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

FLORIDA KEYS Cultivated Status: Cultivated

FLORIDA KEYS Comments: Reported in 1913 by John Kunkel Small for hammocks, pinelands and disturbed areas from the upper Keys to the lower Keys.  Cultivated and sparingly naturalized from the upper Keys to the lower Keys.

STATE PARKS Occurrence: Present

STATE PARKS Native Status: Not Native, Cultivated Only

Psidium guajava
Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Other data on Psidium guajava available from :
Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants
Psidium guajava has been reported from the following 2 STATE PARKS in the FLORIDA KEYS :
Occurrence Native Status
Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammocks Botanical State Park Reported
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only




Psidium guajava has been reported for the following habitat in THE FLORIDA KEYS :
Disturbed Upland


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Psidium guajava
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Psidium guajava
Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Psidium guajava
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr