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Pluchea foetida (L.) DC.
Stinking camphorweed

Pluchea foetida
Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Family: Asteraceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Eastern and central United States and Hispaniola.

Map of Florida Locations

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Rare

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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Pluchea foetida has been found in the following 20 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve Present Native
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Present Native
Danforth Present Native
Dupuis Reserve Present Native
Everglades and Francis S. Taylor Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Frenchman's Forest Natural Area Present Native
Halpatiokee Regional Park Present Native
Hawk's Hammock Park Present Native
J.W. Corbett Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Juno Dunes Natural Area Present Native
Loxahatchee River Natural Area Present Native
Loxahatchee Slough Natural Area Present Native
Pal-Mar Present Native
Peck Lake Park Present Native
Pond Apple Slough Natural Area Present Native
Riverbend Park Present Native
Savannas Preserve State Park Present Native
Yamato Scrub Natural Area Present Native

Pluchea foetida has been found in the following 6 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Collier County Native
Lee County Native
Martin County Native
Miami-Dade County Native
Monroe County (Keys) Native
Palm Beach County Native

Pluchea foetida has been found in the following 5 habitats :
Depression Marsh
Disturbed Upland
Disturbed Wetland
Mesic Flatwoods
Wet Flatwoods

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Pluchea foetida
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Pluchea foetida
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Pluchea foetida
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Pluchea foetida
Copyright by: Shirley Denton