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Hygrophila polysperma (Roxb.) T.Anderson
Indian swampweed

Family: Acanthaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Freshwater Aquatic

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

FLEPPC Status: Category I Invasive

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

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Other data on Hygrophila polysperma available from :

Hygrophila polysperma has been found in the following conservation area :
Occurrence Native Status
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized

Hygrophila polysperma has been found in the following 2 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Lee County Not Native, Naturalized
Martin County Not Native, Naturalized

Hygrophila polysperma has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Wetland