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Hydrocotyle umbellata L.
Manyflower marshpennywort

Family: Araliaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Scattered in the United States, the West Indies, Mexico, Central America, South America and the Old World.

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Apparently Secure

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Hydrocotyle umbellata
Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Other data on Hydrocotyle umbellata available from :
Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants
Hydrocotyle umbellata has been found in the following 48 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Blowing Rocks Preserve Present Native
Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve Present Native
Caloosahatchee Regional Park Present Native
Cayo Costa State Park Present Native
Coconut Creek Natural Area Present Native
Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed (CREW) Present Native
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Present Native
Cypress Knee Slough Preserve Present Native
Deering Estate at Cutler Present Native
Doris Davis Forman Wilderness Preserve Present Native
Dupuis Reserve Present Native
Enchanted Forest Park 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
Gasparilla Island State Park Present Native
Halpatiokee Regional Park Present Native
Hickey Creek Mitigation Park Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Native
Hillsboro Pineland Natural Area Present Native
Holey Land Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Hugh Taylor Birch State Park Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Juno Dunes Natural Area Present Native
Long Key Natural Area & Nature Center Present Native
Long Key State Park Present Doubtfully Native
Loxahatchee Slough Natural Area Present Native
Matheson Hammock Park Present Native
Nicodemus Slough Present Native
Okaloacoochee Slough State Forest, Okaloacoochee Slough Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Okaloacoochee Slough Wildlife Management Area - FWC, Okaloacoochee Slough Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Picayune Strand State Forest Present Native
Pond Apple Slough Present Native
Prairie Pines Preserve Present Native
Prospect Road Natural Area Present Native
Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve Present Native
Secret Woods Buffer and Nature Center Present Native
Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve Present Native
Snake Creek/Miramar Pineland Natural Area Present Native
Tall Cypress Natural Area Present Native
The Barnacle State Historic Park Present Native
Tradewinds Regional Park Present Native
Tree Tops Park Present Native
West Lake Park/Anne Kolb Nature Center Present Native


Hydrocotyle umbellata has been found in the following 9 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
Palm Beach County Native


Hydrocotyle umbellata has been found in the following 13 habitats :
Basin Marsh
Coastal Interdunal Swale
Depression Marsh
Disturbed Wetland
Dome Swamp
Floodplain Marsh
Floodplain Swamp
Freshwater Tidal Swamp
River Floodplain Lake
Slough
Strand Swamp
Swale
Wet Flatwoods


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Hydrocotyle umbellata
Copyright by: Shirley Denton