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Pilea herniarioides (Sw.) Lindl.
Caribbean clearweed

Family: Urticaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

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

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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Pilea herniarioides has been found in the following 8 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park Present Native
Bill Sadowski Park Present Native
Castellow Hammock parcel 33 Present Native
Chapman Field Park Present Native
Deering Estate at Cutler Present Native
Everglades National Park Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
Hattie Bauer Hammock Present Native
Silver Palm Groves Present Native

Pilea herniarioides has been found in the following 3 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Miami-Dade County Native
Monroe County (Keys) Native
Monroe County (Mainland) Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated

Pilea herniarioides has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Upland