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Ammannia latifolia L.
Pink redstem, Toothcup

Family: Lythraceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Annual

Native Range: Eastern and central United States, the West Indies, Mexico, Central America and South America.

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Rare

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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Ammannia latifolia
Copyright by: James Johnson, 2014
In habitat, Everglades National Park, Florida
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Other data on Ammannia latifolia available from :
Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants
Ammannia latifolia has been found in the following 40 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park Present Native
Bill Sadowski Park Present Native
Biscayne National Park Present Native
Blowing Rocks Preserve Present Native
Bonair Beach Parcel, Martin County Present Native
Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve Present Native
Cayo Costa State Park Present Native
Cedar Point Environmental Park Present Native
Chapman Field Park Present Native
Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed (CREW) Present Native
Crandon Park Present Native
Deering Estate at Cutler Present Native
Dupuis Reserve Present Native
Everglades and Francis S. Taylor Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Everglades National Park Present Native
Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park Present Native
Fern Forest Nature Center Present Native
Fred C. Babcock-Cecil M. Webb Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Frog Pond/L-31 N Transition Lands Present Native
Highland Oaks Park Present Native
Hugh Taylor Birch State Park Present Native
John U. Lloyd Beach State Park Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Juno Dunes Natural Area Present Native
Long Key State Park Present Native
Muscara Present Native
National Key Deer Refuge Present Native
Nicodemus Slough Present Native
Pond Apple Slough Present Native
Prairie Pines Preserve Present Native
Rocky Point Hammock Present Native
Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve Present Native
Savannas Preserve State Park Present Native
Seabranch Preserve State Park Present Native
Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve Present Native
South Dade Wetlands Present Native
Tree Island Park Present Native
Yamato Scrub Natural Area Present Native
Yellow Fever Creek Preserve Present Native


Ammannia latifolia has been found in the following 11 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Native
Charlotte County Native
Collier County Native
Glades County Native
Hendry County Native
Lee County Native
Martin County Native
Miami-Dade County Native
Monroe County (Keys) Native
Monroe County (Mainland) Native
Palm Beach County Native


Ammannia latifolia has been found in the following 5 habitats :
Depression Marsh
Disturbed Wetland
Marl Prairie
Prairie Hammock
Wet Flatwoods


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Ammannia latifolia
Copyright by: James Johnson, 2014
In habitat, Everglades National Park, Florida
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Ammannia latifolia
Copyright by: James Johnson, 2014
In habitat, Everglades National Park, Florida

Ammannia latifolia
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Ruiz Lopez, H., Pavon, J., Flora Peruviana, et Chilensis, Plates 1-152, vol. 1: p. 66, t. 86, fig. b (1798-1802)
Ammannia latifolia
Copyright by: James Johnson, 2014
In habitat, Everglades National Park, Florida