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Maranta arundinacea L.
Arrowroot, Obedience plant

Maranta arundinacea

Family: Marantaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Probably South America; cultivated and sometimes naturalized 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 Maranta arundinacea available from :

Maranta arundinacea has been found in the following county :
Occurrence Native Status
Miami-Dade County Not Native, Naturalized

Maranta arundinacea has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Wetland

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Maranta arundinacea