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Orontium aquaticum L.
Goldenclub, Neverwet

Family: Araceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Eastern and southeastern United States.

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: Cultivated

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

Other data on Orontium aquaticum available from :

Orontium aquaticum has been found in the following conservation area :
Occurrence Native Status
Halpatiokee Regional Park Present Native

Orontium aquaticum has been found in the following 3 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Glades County Native
Lee County Presumed Extirpated Presumed Extirpated
Martin County Native

Orontium aquaticum has been found in the following 4 habitats :
Blackwater Stream
Disturbed Wetland
Floodplain Forest
Strand Swamp