Southern Balsampear (Momordica balsamina)


Momordica Balsamina, or more commonly know as Southern Balsampear, is a vine forb/herb of the genus Momordica. Its duration is annual which means it grows for one season only. Momordica Balsamina or Southern Balsampear's floral region is North America US Lower 48 and Puerto Rico, specifically in the states of Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Momordica
  • Family: Cucurbitaceae
  • Order: Violales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Annual
  • Growth Habit: Vine Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (I) PR (I)

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