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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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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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Iris pseudacorus

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 IRIS PSEUDACORUS L. yellow flag, pale yellow iris, water flag Iridaceae/Iris Family pronounced: ee-ris sood-a-ko-rus from: iris (G.): Greek goddess of the rainbow […]

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Hippuris vulgaris

Common Name(s): Online image request form Mare’s-tail is a perennial aquatic herb arising from a rhizome. Stems are unbranched and can be both emersed and submersed, or of one form only. The emersed form is erect above the water with a “bottle-brush” shape, tapering to a tip. The leaves are whorled, entire, 1-10 cm. long, […]

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Guzmania monostachia

Common Name(s): Online image request form This epiphytic plant is rare (An epiphyte is a plant that grows on another plant but doesn’t obtain nutrition from it).It is rarely found growing in the swamps and wet tropical hammocks of Collier, Dade and Monroe counties in Florida (Wunderlin, 2003), as well as parts of Puerto Rico. […]

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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 species

Common Name(s): Online image request form Worldwide there are some 900 species of Cyperus, wetland and terrestrial. Very complex inflorescences make them difficult to identify casually; spikelets and nutlets are essential for their species identification. Some are grown for food, fibers and perfume; some are considered to be among the “worst weeds in the world”, […]

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Cyperus involucratus

Common Name(s): Origin: Africa1 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 […]

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Cyperus haspan

Common Name(s): Online image request form This native sedge is not robust; its stems are small, soft and weak. You may find it growing in profusion in marshes, bogs, lake and pond margins, along moist roadside ditches and in other disturbed and natural areas with shallow water. This species of Cyperus is only one of […]

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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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