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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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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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Luziola subintegra

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 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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Juncus species

Common Name(s): Online image request form These are the true rushes with more than 20 wetland species in Florida (Wunderlin, 2003). They first may be noticed as clumps of stems growing in crowded stands, 2-5 ft. tall. They grow in saline and freshwater wetlands throughout Florida. Some species have no leaf blades, others have narrow […]

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Rotala rotundifolia

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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Eleusine indica

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 Eleusine indica is a non-native grass commonly found in disturbed sites throughout Florida (Wunderlin, 2003). Originally native to Eurasia, goosegrass is widely distributed […]

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Eleocharis vivipara

Common Name(s): Online image request form This native spikerush is commonly found growing in pond margins, marshes, swamps, and wet ditches in the northern counties of Florida south to the central peninsula and Broward county.(Wunderlin, 2003). It is also found in other southeastern U.S. states from Virginia to Texas (Kartesz, 1999).

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Eleocharis species

Common Name(s): Online image request form There are about 150 species of spikerushes worldwide, many aquatic, with about 2 dozen species native to Florida (Wunderlin, 2003). They may be encountered as floating tangled mats or dense clumps in the mud or as rooted green spikes emersed from a few feet of water, covering many acres. […]

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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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