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Eleocharis geniculata

Common Name(s): Online image request form This spikerush is bigger than some forms of E. baldwinii, but smaller than other spikerushes; similar to E. flavescens. It is commonly found growing in single clumps in fresh water and brackish marshes nearly throughout Florida. This species is one of 30 Eleocharis in Florida (Wunderlin, 2003). Annual spikerush […]

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Cyperus articulatus

Common Name(s): Online image request form Jointed flatsedge is occasionally found growing at lake margins, in fresh water and brackish swamps, and marshes from the peninsula west to the central panhandle of Florida. It blooms from summer to fall (Wunderlin, 2003). Unlike other Cyperus species, this tall native has round and hollow rather than solid […]

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Bacopa monnieri

Common Name(s): Online image request form Compare to Bacopa caroliniana Bacopa monnieri is an emersed plant. This small sprawling herb is common in fresh and brackish waters. At least three species of bacopa are native to Florida and are distributed throughout much of the state (Wunderlin, 2015). This species, smooth water hyssop, is distinguished by […]

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Amaranthus australis

Common Name(s): Online image request form There are more than a dozen amaranth species in Florida; only three of them are native. This species, a native, is frequent in the brackish and freshwater marshes nearly throughout Florida (Wunderlin, 1998). It is also found in all other states of the southeast, except Georgia and South Carolina […]

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Spartina bakeri

Common Name(s): Video ID segment (2-3 minutes) Online image request form This cord grass is frequently found growing in brackish to fresh marshes, flatwoods, prairies, and lake margins from the peninsula west to the central panhandle of Florida (Wunderlin, 2003). It blooms from spring to fall and usually occurs in wetlands (estimated probability 67%-99%), but […]

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Scirpus pungens

Common Name(s): Video ID segment (2-3 minutes) Online image request form Three-square is frequently found growing in fresh water to brackish marshes along the peninsula, central and western panhandle of Florida (Wunderlin, 2003). It blooms from spring to fall. Scirpus pungens occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands. The entire plant is eaten by […]

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Schoenoplectus robustus

Common Name(s): Video ID segment (2-3 minutes) Online image request form Salt-marsh bulrush is a native sedge which may first be noticed growing along the edges of brackish and saline coastal marshes nearly throughout Florida (Wunderlin, 2003). Scirpus robustus blooms from spring to fall and occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands. They have […]

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Potamogeton perfoliatus

Common Name(s): Video ID segment (2-3 minutes / transcript below) Online image request form Video Transcript Clasping leaf pondweed, clasped pondweed – Potamogeton perfoliatusClasped pondweed is a native submersed plant. It grows vigorously in fresh and brackish waters of Florida. It may be found in fast- or slow-moving waterways. Clasped pondweed grows from a network […]

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Potamogeton pectinatus

Common Name(s): Video ID segment (2-3 minutes / transcript below) Online image request form Video Transcript Sago pondweed – Potamogeton pectinatusThe grass-like sago pondweed is a submersed plant that grows from a creeping rhizome. Except for the polar regions and Pacific islands, this species of pondweed occurs worldwide. Sago pondweed grows in fresh, brackish, and […]

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Najas guadalupensis

Common Name(s): Video ID segment (2-3 minutes) Online image request form There are about 40 species of naiads in the world and they are all submersed plants. Southern naiad may be found in springs, fresh and brackish lakes, ponds, and canals, sometimes forming mats. Five species of Najas occur in Florida (Wunderlin, 2003). Southern naiad […]

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