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Circular1204: Help Protect Florida's Natural Areas from Non-Native Invasive Plants

Figure 14. Bischofia (Bischofia javanica) is a weedy tree in landscapes. It is common in old fields and disturbed wetland sites and also invades intact cypress domes and tropical hardwood hammocks of south Florida is listed as FLEPPC Category I and, its use has been discouraged by the FNGLA, and it is concluded as “Caution: may be recommended but manage to prevent escape” in the south and central regions of Florida by the IFAS Assessment.