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Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

Richardia grandiflora (Cham. & Schltdl.) Scult. & J.H. Schult.
Largeflower Mexican clover

Richardia grandiflora
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer

Family: Rubiaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: South America; now a widespread weed.

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

FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence: Reported

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. Reported only for Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammocks Botanical State Park (Florida Park Service, 1995).

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Richardia grandiflora 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






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Richardia grandiflora
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer

Richardia grandiflora
Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Richardia grandiflora
Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Richardia grandiflora
Copyright by: Shirley Denton