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Proboscidea louisianica (Mill.) Thell.
Unicorn plant, Common unicornflower

Family: Martyniaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Annual

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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Other data on Proboscidea louisianica available from :

Proboscidea louisianica has been found in the following 3 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Collier County Not Native, Naturalized
Hendry County Not Native, Naturalized
Lee County Not Native, Naturalized

Proboscidea louisianica has been found in the following 2 habitats :
Disturbed Upland
Disturbed Wetland