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Lythrum flagellare Shuttlw. ex Chapm.
Florida loosestrife

Family: Lythraceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Endemic to peninsular Florida.

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NatureServe Global Status: Imperiled

State of Florida Status: Endangered

Florida Natural Areas Inventory State Status: Imperiled

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Critically Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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Lythrum flagellare has been found in the following 4 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve Present Native
Cedar Point Environmental Park Present Native
Dupuis Reserve Reported
Fred C. Babcock-Cecil M. Webb Wildlife Management Area Present Native

Lythrum flagellare has been found in the following 5 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Charlotte County Native
Collier County Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
Glades County Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
Hendry County Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
Lee County Native

Lythrum flagellare has been found in the following 3 habitats :
Disturbed Wetland
Floodplain Marsh
Swale