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Mollugo verticillata L.
Indian-chickweed, Green carpetweed

Mollugo verticillata
Copyright by: George D. Gann, 2018
Naturalized at Lake Ida Parcel in Delray Beach, FloridaExpand

Family: Molluginaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Annual

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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

Other data on Mollugo verticillata available from :

Mollugo verticillata has been found in the following 10 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Delray Beach, Lake Ida parcel Present Not Native, Naturalized
Dupuis Reserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Fern Forest Nature Center Present Not Native, Naturalized
Florida Atlantic University Ecological Site Present Not Native, Naturalized
Frenchman's Forest Natural Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Juno Dunes Natural Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Loxahatchee Slough Natural Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Seacrest Scrub Natural Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Yamato Scrub Natural Area Present Not Native, Naturalized

Mollugo verticillata has been found in the following 5 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Not Native, Naturalized
Lee County Not Native, Naturalized
Martin County Not Native, Naturalized
Miami-Dade County Not Native, Naturalized
Palm Beach County Not Native, Naturalized

Mollugo verticillata has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Upland

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Mollugo verticillata
Copyright by: George D. Gann, 2018
Naturalized at Lake Ida Parcel in Delray Beach, FloridaExpand
Mollugo verticillata
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Martius, C., Eichler, A.G., Urban, I., Flora Brasiliensis, vol. 14(2): fasicle 56, t. 55 (1872)