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Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

Ammannia latifolia L.
Pink redstem, Toothcup

Ammannia latifolia
Copyright by: James Johnson, 2014
In habitat, Everglades National Park, Florida
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Family: Lythraceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Annual

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

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Rare

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SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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

FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence: Present

FLORIDA KEYS Native Status: Native

IRC FLORIDA KEYS Status: Imperiled

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Florida Keys History and Distribution: Reported in 1913 by John Kunkel Small for low hammocks and limestone sinkholes from the upper Keys to the lower Keys. We consider this native and extant from the upper Keys to the lower Keys.

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Ammannia latifolia has been reported from the following 3 conservation areas in the FLORIDA KEYS :
Occurrence Native Status
Biscayne National Park, Florida Keys Section Present Native
Long Key State Park Present Native
National Key Deer Refuge Present Native




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


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Ammannia latifolia
Copyright by: James Johnson, 2014
In habitat, Everglades National Park, Florida
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Ammannia latifolia
Copyright by: James Johnson, 2014
In habitat, Everglades National Park, Florida

Ammannia latifolia
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Ruiz Lopez, H., Pavon, J., Flora Peruviana, et Chilensis, Plates 1-152, vol. 1: p. 66, t. 86, fig. b (1798-1802)

Ammannia latifolia
Copyright by: James Johnson, 2014
In habitat, Everglades National Park, Florida