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Yellowseed false-pimpernel
Lindernia dubia var. dubia
Linderniaceae
 

Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Sharp, Helen, Water-color sketches of American plants, especially New England, (1888-1910) [Helen Sharp]

General Landscape Uses: Primarily recommended for natural landscapes and habitat restorations.

Availability: Grown by enthusiasts.

Description: Small creeping annual herb.

Dimensions: Typically 1-3 inches in height. Spreading and forming small mats much broader than tall.

Growth Rate: Fast.

Range: Widespread in North America south to Miami-Dade and Collier counties; Cuba, Central America and South America. Perhaps extirpated in Broward County.

Map of select IRC data from peninsular Florida.

Habitats: Wet pinelands.

Soils: Wet to moist, moderately well-drained to poorly drained organic or sandy soils, with or without humusy top layer.

Nutritional Requirements: Low; it grows in nutrient poor soils.

Salt Water Tolerance: Low; does not tolerate flooding by salt or brackish water.

Salt Wind Tolerance: Low; salt wind may burn the leaves.

Drought Tolerance: Low; requires moist to wet soils and is intolerant of long periods of drought.

Light Requirements: Full sun.

Flower Color: White or faintly bluish white.

Flower Characteristics: Semi-showy.

Flowering Season: Summer-fall.

Fruit: Inconspicuous capsule.


Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Sharp, Helen, Water-color sketches of American plants, especially New England, (1888-1910) [Helen Sharp]


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