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Rousselia humilis (Sw.) Urb.

Family: Urticaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Native Range: The West Indies, Mexico and Central America.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

South Florida History and Distribution: IRC considers this an emerging invasive in South Florida. Added to 2022 Everglades Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area (ECCISMA) Early Detection and Rapid Response (EDRR) list.

Comments: First collected in South Florida in 2003 (Broward County, Pierre Guertin 6993 USF). For images, click on the Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants link below.

Other data on Rousselia humilis available from :