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Acanthospermum hispidum DC.
Hispid starburr

Family: Asteraceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Annual

Native Range: The West Indies, Central America and South America; naturalized elsewhere.

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

Comments: For an image of a specimen collected at Jonathan Dickenson State Park by John Popenoe & Richard E. Roberts in 1978, visit the Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants.

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Acanthospermum hispidum
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Flore de Madagascar et des Comores, Compose´es, vol. 189(3): Composées, p. 627 (1963) [J. Vesque & D. Godot de Mauroy].

Other data on Acanthospermum hispidum available from :
Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants
Acanthospermum hispidum has been found in the following conservation area :
Occurrence Native Status
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized


Acanthospermum hispidum has been found in the following county :
Occurrence Native Status
Martin County Not Native, Naturalized


Acanthospermum hispidum has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Upland


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Acanthospermum hispidum
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Flore de Madagascar et des Comores, Compose´es, vol. 189(3): Composées, p. 627 (1963) [J. Vesque & D. Godot de Mauroy].