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Most habitat and range descriptions were obtained from Weakley's Flora.

Your search found 1 taxon in the family Marantaceae, Arrowroot family, as understood by PLANTS National Database.


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Powdery Thalia, Powdery Alligator-flag

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Thalia dealbata   FAMILY: Marantaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Thalia dealbata   FAMILY: Marantaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Thalia dealbata 047-01-001   FAMILY: Marantaceae


Habitat: Swamp forests, wet ditches, brackish marshes


Native to South Carolina & Georgia (introduced in NC)


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