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Ptilimnium capillaceum (Michx.) Raf.
Mock bishopsweed, Herbwilliam

Ptilimnium capillaceum
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer

Family: Apiaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Annual

Native Range: Eastern and southeastern United States and the Greater Antilles (not Jamaica).

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Rare

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Ptilimnium capillaceum has been found in the following 34 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park Present Native
Bonair Beach Parcel, Martin County Present Native
Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve Present Native
Cayo Costa State Park Present Native
Cedar Point Environmental Park Present Native
Cholee Park Present Native
Collier-Seminole State Park Present Native
Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed (CREW) Present Native
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Present Native
Deering Estate at Cutler Present Native
Dupuis Reserve Present Native
Everglades and Francis S. Taylor Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Everglades National Park Present Native
Fred C. Babcock-Cecil M. Webb Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Frog Pond/L-31 N Transition Lands Present Native
John D. MacArthur Beach State Park Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Lignumvitae Key Botanical State Park Doubtfully Present
Loxahatchee River Natural Area Present Native
Loxahatchee Slough Natural Area Present Native
Lucille Hammock Present Native
Nicodemus Slough Present Native
Picayune Strand State Forest Present Native
Pine Jog Environmental Sciences Center Present Native
Rocky Point Hammock Present Native
Ron Ehman Park Present Native
Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve Present Native
Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve Present Native
South Dade Wetlands Present Native
Tradewinds Park & Stables Present Native
Warbler Wetland Natural Area Present Native
Yamato Scrub Natural Area Present Native
Yellow Fever Creek Preserve Present Native

Ptilimnium capillaceum 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

Ptilimnium capillaceum has been found in the following 3 habitats :
Depression Marsh
Disturbed Upland
Disturbed Wetland

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Ptilimnium capillaceum
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer
Ptilimnium capillaceum
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Ptilimnium capillaceum
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Ptilimnium capillaceum
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Ptilimnium capillaceum
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Ptilimnium capillaceum
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley
Ptilimnium capillaceum
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley
Ptilimnium capillaceum
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley