Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Froelichia floridana (Nutt.) Moq. image
Photographer: Emmet J. Judziewicz           

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Steve C. Garske
Family Amaranthaceae
Froelichia floridana (Nutt.) Moq.
common cotton-weed, Florida snake-cotton, plains snake-cotton
Froelichia: for Joseph Froelich, a German botanist
floridana: of Florida
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, annual, 2'-5' tall forb; stout and slightly square stems usually unbranched
Flower: white, tiny, 5-parted; inflorescence a 2" woolly, branched spike with flowers in 5-rowed spirals; blooms July-Sept.
Leaf:opposite, larger leaves mostly more than 2 1/2" wide
Habitat: sun; dry; prairies, roadside; in sandy soil
(Glossary)

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Flora of North America (off site)
Synonyms 
Froelichia campestris Small
Froelichia floridana (Nutt.) Moq. var. campestris (Small) Fernald
Froelichia floridana (Nutt.) Moq. var. floridana
Froelichia floridana (Nutt.) Moq. var. pallescens Moq.
Oplotheca floridana Nutt.

         
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