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Momordica balsamina L.
Southern balsampear

Momordica balsamina

Family: Cucurbitaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Vine

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Old World tropics; a naturalized weed elsewhere.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Other data on Momordica balsamina available from :

Momordica balsamina has been found in the following conservation area :
Occurrence Native Status
Harden Hammock Present Not Native, Naturalized

Momordica balsamina has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Upland

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Momordica balsamina