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Lechea torreyi Leggett ex Britton
Piedmont pinweed

Lechea torreyi
Copyright by: Jay Horn (2022) via iNaturalist

Family: Cistaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeastern United States.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida


SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

Comments: For an image, click on the Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants link below.

Other data on Lechea torreyi available from :

Lechea torreyi has been found in the following 23 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Bill Sadowski Park Present Native
Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve Present Native
Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed (CREW) Present Native
Deering Estate at Cutler Present Native
Delray Oaks Natural Area Present Native
Dupuis Reserve Present Native
Fort Lauderdale Ex. Airport Gopher Tortoise Preserve Present Native
Frenchman's Forest Natural Area Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Juno Dunes Natural Area Present Native
Jupiter Ridge Natural Area Present Native
Loxahatchee River Natural Area Present Native
Ludlam Pineland Present Native
Luis Martinez United States Army Reserve Station, Richmond Pine Rocklands Present Native
Prairie Pines Preserve Present Native
Railhead Scrub Preserve Present Native
Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve Present Native
Savannas Preserve State Park Present Native
Seacrest Scrub Natural Area Present Native
Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve Present Native
Wild Turkey Strand Preserve Present Native
Yamato Scrub Natural Area Present Native
Yellow Fever Creek Preserve Present Native

Lechea torreyi has been found in the following 8 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Native
Charlotte County Native
Collier County Native
Glades County Native
Lee County Native
Martin County Native
Miami-Dade County Native
Palm Beach County Native

Lechea torreyi has been found in the following 5 habitats :
Mesic Flatwoods
Pine Rockland
Scrubby Flatwoods

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Lechea torreyi
Copyright by: Jay Horn (2022) via iNaturalist