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Acmella oppositifolia (Lam.) R.K. Jansen var. repens
(Walt.) R.K.Jansen
Oppositeleaf spotflower

Acmella oppositifolia
Copyright by: Chuck McCartney

Family: Asteraceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeastern and central United States.

Map of Florida Locations

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Rare

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Other data on Acmella oppositifolia var. repens available from :

Acmella oppositifolia var. repens has been found in the following 13 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Collier-Seminole State Park Present Native
Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed (CREW) Present Native
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Present Native
Dupuis Reserve Present Native
Everglades National Park Present Native
Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park Present Native
Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
Hickey Creek Mitigation Park Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Native
Nicodemus Slough Present Native
Prairie Pines Preserve Present Native
Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve Present Native
Yellow Fever Creek Preserve Present Native

Acmella oppositifolia var. repens has been found in the following 7 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Charlotte County Native
Collier County Native
Glades County Native
Hendry County Native
Lee County Native
Miami-Dade County Native
Monroe County (Mainland) Native

Acmella oppositifolia var. repens has been found in the following 7 habitats :
Depression Marsh
Dome Swamp
Marl Prairie
Mesic Flatwoods
Mesic Hammock
Strand Swamp
Wet Prairie

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Acmella oppositifolia
Copyright by: Chuck McCartney
Acmella oppositifolia
Copyright by: Chuck McCartney
Acmella oppositifolia
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer