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

Figure 3. Brazilian pepper tree (Schinus terebinthifolius) was introduced to Florida in the 1840s as a cultivated ornamental. It is an extremely invasive plant that invades fallow farmland, pinelands, and hardwood hammocks of south and central Florida, and mangrove forests as far north as Levy and Duval Counties. It is listed as a noxious weed by FDACS.