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Pteris tripartita

Common Name(s): Online image request form This species appears on the following legally prohibited plant lists Federal Noxious Weed List Florida Noxious Weed List Florida Prohibited Aquatic Plants List No No No UF/IFAS Assessment of Non-Native Plants in Florida’s Natural Areas Giant brake fern (Pteris tripartita) is a large fern native to tropical Asia. This […]

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Riccia fluitans

Common Name(s): Online image request form Riccia fluitans is a liverwort (phylum Marchantiophyta), one of three evolutionary lines of small, non-vascular “bryophyte” plants (those that lack water conducting cells, reproduce by alternating generations, and conduct photosynthesis in the haploid generation). The mosses (Bryophyta) and the hornworts (Anthocerotophyta) complete the three groups of bryophytes. Riccia fluitans […]

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Paspalidium geminatum

Common Name(s): Online image request form The common native, Egyptian paspalidium, might first be encountered as long leaves on tufts of thick stems bent at the base, leaning over swamps, ponds, and wet, disturbed sites along the peninsula and Dixie county (Wunderlin, 2003). It blooms all year. Egyptian paspalidium is a grass. stem tufted, leaning […]

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Rhodomyrtus tomentosa

Common Name(s): Origin: Tropical Asia1 Online image request form This species appears on the following legally prohibited plant lists Federal Noxious Weed List Florida Noxious Weed List Florida Prohibited Aquatic Plants List No Yes No CATEGORY I on the Florida Exotic Pest Plant Council’s (FLEPPC) 2015 List of Invasive Plant Species UF-IFAS Assessment of Non-Native […]

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Lipocarpha maculata

Common Name(s): Online image request form This small, tufted plant is occasionally found growing in wet ditches, flatwoods, and pond and swamp margins nearly throughout Florida. It blooms from spring to fall (Wunderlin, 2003). Its egg-shaped spikelets have 2 conspicuous leaf-like bracts. There are three Lipocarpha species that occur in Florida (Wunderlin, 2003). In the […]

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Ludwigia hexapetala

Common Name(s): Online image request form This species appears on the following legally prohibited plant lists Federal Noxious Weed List Florida Noxious Weed List Florida Prohibited Aquatic Plants List No No No CATEGORY I on the Florida Exotic Pest Plant Council’s (FLEPPC) 2015 List of Invasive Plant Species See A Note on Florida’s Latest Waterprimrose, […]

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Lagarosiphon major

Common Name(s): Origin: Temperate and tropical Eurasia and Northern Africa1Introduction to Florida: 1940s (ornamental)2 Online image request form This species appears on the following legally prohibited plant lists Federal Noxious Weed List Florida Noxious Weed List Florida Prohibited Aquatic Plants List Yes No Yes LAGAROSIPHON MAJOR (Roxb.) (Ridley) MossAfrican elodea, oxygen weedHyrocharitaceae/frog’s bit Family pronounced: […]

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Landoltia punctata

Common Name(s): Online image request form This species appears on the following legally prohibited plant lists Federal Noxious Weed List Florida Noxious Weed List Florida Prohibited Aquatic Plants List No No No CATEGORY II on the Florida Exotic Pest Plant Council’s (FLEPPC) 2015 List of Invasive Plant Species UF-IFAS Assessment of Non-Native Plants in Florida’s […]

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Leersia hexandra

Common Name(s): Online image request form Cut grass leaf margins are sharp, and will cut skin. Southern cut grass is the most common Leersia in Florida and might first be encountered as floating mats in water, or along shorelines. It is a favorite food of many water birds. There are five Leersia species located in […]

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Jasminum dichotomum

Common Name(s): Origin: Tropical West Africa1Introduction to Florida: pre-1947 (ornamental)2 Online image request form This species appears on the following legally prohibited plant lists Federal Noxious Weed List Florida Noxious Weed List Florida Prohibited Aquatic Plants List No No No CATEGORY I on the Florida Exotic Pest Plant Council’s (FLEPPC) 2015 List of Invasive Plant […]

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