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Araujia odorata

Latexplant (Araujia odorata) is a common landscape weed indigenous to South America. This species has high predicted invasive potential and is not recommended for use in North, Central, and South Florida.

  • Scientific Name: Araujia odorata
  • Common Name: Latexplant
  • Seasonality: Warm
  • Soil Type: Wet or dry
  • Toxicity: Toxic to livestock and pets
  • Identifying Features: Long, twining perennial vine
  • UF/IFAS Invasive Species Assessment
  • Relevant Resources

Photos of Araujia Odorata