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Ammannia coccinea Rottb.
Scarlet ammannia, Valley redstem

Family: Lythraceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Annual

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

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Rare

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

FISF Comments: For images, click on the USDA PLANTS and Altas of Florida Vascular Plants links below.

FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence: Possibly Extirpated

FLORIDA KEYS Native Status: Possibly Extirpated

IRC FLORIDA KEYS Status: Possibly Extirpated

Florida Keys History and Distribution: Not reported for the Florida Keys by John Kunkel Small in 1913. Collected in 1986 and 1988 at Long Key State Park by Alan Herndon (1409, FTG; 2021, FTG). There are no recent collections (e.g., FTG, USF) or reports for the Florida Keys.

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Ammannia coccinea
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Martius, C., Eichler, A.G., Urban, I., Flora Brasiliensis, vol. 13(2): fasicle 73, p. 207, t. 40 (1877)

Other data on Ammannia coccinea available from :
Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants
Ammannia coccinea has been reported from the following conservation area in the FLORIDA KEYS :
Occurrence Native Status
Long Key State Park Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated




Ammannia coccinea has been reported for the following habitat in THE FLORIDA KEYS :
Disturbed Wetland


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Ammannia coccinea
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Martius, C., Eichler, A.G., Urban, I., Flora Brasiliensis, vol. 13(2): fasicle 73, p. 207, t. 40 (1877)