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Ophioglossum nudicaule L. f.
Slender adder's tongue

Ophioglossum nudicaule
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

Family: Ophioglossaceae

Group: Pteridophyte

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeastern United States, Mexico, Central America, South America and the Old World.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Critically Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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Other data on Ophioglossum nudicaule available from :

Ophioglossum nudicaule has been found in the following conservation area :
Occurrence Native Status
Royal Palm Beach Pines Natural Area Present Native

Ophioglossum nudicaule has been found in the following 5 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Presumed Extirpated Presumed Extirpated
Charlotte County Presumed Extirpated Presumed Extirpated
Lee County Presumed Extirpated Presumed Extirpated
Miami-Dade County Presumed Extirpated Presumed Extirpated
Palm Beach County Native

Ophioglossum nudicaule has been found in the following 5 habitats :
Disturbed Upland
Disturbed Wetland
Floodplain Forest
Mesic Flatwoods
Wet Flatwoods

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Ophioglossum nudicaule
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley