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Cabomba caroliniana A. Gray
Carolina fanwort

Cabomba caroliniana
Copyright by: James Johnson

Family: Cabombaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Freshwater Aquatic

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Eastern and central North America.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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

Other data on Cabomba caroliniana available from :

Cabomba caroliniana has been found in the following 3 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Everglades National Park Present Native
Hawk's Hammock Park Present Native
Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve Present Native

Cabomba caroliniana has been found in the following 6 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
Collier County Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
Glades County Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
Lee County Native
Martin County Native
Miami-Dade County Native

Cabomba caroliniana has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Wetland

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Cabomba caroliniana
Copyright by: James Johnson
Cabomba caroliniana
Copyright by: James Johnson
Cabomba caroliniana
Copyright by: Shirley Denton