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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Caryophyllales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Froelichia campestris   FAMILY Amaranthaceae


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Froelichia floridana var. campestris   FAMILY Amaranthaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Flora of North America
Froelichia floridana

 

COMMON NAME:
Plains Cottonseed


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image of Froelichia campestris, Plains Cottonseed

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_frca7_001_lvd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Froelichia campestris   FAMILY Amaranthaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Froelichia floridana var. campestris   FAMILY Amaranthaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Flora of North America
Froelichia floridana

 

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3483

Forb
Annual

Native: central & western US

Documented growing wild in - - -

Rare

Look for it in sandy fields, other disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

map
Click here to see a more detailed map from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium,

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Bisexual
5-parted tubular calyx
Petals absent
5 stamens

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
White?
Utricle

 

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