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Lechea sessiliflora Raf.
Pineland pinweed

Family: Cistaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeastern United States.

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: Not Cultivated

Comments: For images, click on the Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants link below.

Other data on Lechea sessiliflora available from :

Lechea sessiliflora has been found in the following 10 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
A.D. Doug Barnes Park Present Native
Babcock Ranch Preserve Present Native
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Bill Sadowski Park Present Native
Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve Present Native
Cayo Costa State Park Present Native
Coral Reef Park Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Larry and Penny Thompson Park Present Native
Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve Present Native

Lechea sessiliflora has been found in the following 5 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
Collier County Native
Lee County Native
Martin County Native
Miami-Dade County Native

Lechea sessiliflora has been found in the following 3 habitats :
Pine Rockland
Scrubby Flatwoods