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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).

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Rare

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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: A Doubtfull Record

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Florida Keys History and Distribution: Not reported for the Florida Keys by John Kunkel Small in 1913. Reported only for Lignumvitae Key Botanical State Park (e.g. Anon., 1983; Hammer, 1995; Florida Park Service, 1997). Probably a misidentification of Cyclospermum leptophyllum.

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Ptilimnium capillaceum has been reported from the following conservation area in the FLORIDA KEYS :
Occurrence Native Status
Lignumvitae Key Botanical State Park A Doubtfull Record






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Ptilimnium capillaceum
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Ptilimnium capillaceum
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