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Micranthemum umbrosum (J.F. Gmel.) S.F. Blake
Shade mudflower

Micranthemum umbrosum
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Michaux, A., Flora boreali-americana, sistens caracteres plantarum, vol. 1: t. 2 (1840)

Family: Plantaginaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Annual

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

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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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Micranthemum umbrosum has been found in the following 5 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Halpatiokee Regional Park Recorded as Present in Error
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Kiplinger Present Native
Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve Present Native

Micranthemum umbrosum has been found in the following 3 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Glades County Native
Lee County Native
Martin County Native

Micranthemum umbrosum has been found in the following 5 habitats :
Blackwater Stream
Disturbed Wetland
Floodplain Marsh
Floodplain Swamp
Strand Swamp

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Micranthemum umbrosum
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Michaux, A., Flora boreali-americana, sistens caracteres plantarum, vol. 1: t. 2 (1840)
Micranthemum umbrosum
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden, vol. 66: p. 243, fig. 16 (1979) [J.E. Klein]