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Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

Hydrocotyle umbellata L.
Manyflower marshpennywort

Hydrocotyle umbellata
Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Family: Araliaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

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

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Apparently Secure

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SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence: Present

FLORIDA KEYS Native Status: Doubtfully Native

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Florida Keys History and Distribution: Not reported for the Florida Keys by John Kunkel Small in 1913. First reported in 2000 by George D. Gann & Janice A. Duquesnel at Long Key State Park. Apparently established and spreading as a weed in the middle and lower Keys. An herbarium voucher is needed for the Monroe County Keys.

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Hydrocotyle umbellata has been reported from the following conservation area in the FLORIDA KEYS :
Occurrence Native Status
Long Key State Park Present Doubtfully Native




Hydrocotyle umbellata has been reported for the following habitat in THE FLORIDA KEYS :
Disturbed Wetland


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Hydrocotyle umbellata
Copyright by: Shirley Denton