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Eupatorium leptophyllum DC.
Falsefennel

Eupatorium leptophyllum
Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Family: Asteraceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeastern United States and the West Indies (Cuba, Bahamas).

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Secure

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SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence: Recorded as Present in Error

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Florida Keys History and Distribution: Not reported for the Florida Keys by John Kunkel Small in 1913. Reported only for North Key Largo by Karen Achor in 1977 (in Weiner, 1980). Most likely a misidentification of E. capillifolium.

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Eupatorium leptophyllum has been reported from the following 2 conservation areas in the FLORIDA KEYS :
Occurrence Native Status
Biscayne National Park, Florida Keys Section A Doubtfull Record
Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammocks Botanical State Park Recorded as Present in Error






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Eupatorium leptophyllum
Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Eupatorium leptophyllum
Copyright by: Shirley Denton