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Micranthemum umbrosum (J.F. Gmel.) S.F. Blake
Shade mudflower

Micranthemum umbrosum

Family: Plantaginaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Annual

Native Range: Southeastern United States, the West Indies, Mexico, Central America and South America.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Critically Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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Micranthemum umbrosum has been found in the following 9 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Babcock Ranch Preserve Present Native
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Fisheating Creek Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Halpatiokee Regional Park Recorded as Present in Error
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Kiplinger Present Native
Prairie/Shell Creek -SWFWMD property Present Native
Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve Present Native
Wild Turkey Strand Preserve Present Native

Micranthemum umbrosum has been found in the following 3 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Glades County Native
Lee County Native
Martin County Native

Micranthemum umbrosum has been found in the following 5 habitats :
Blackwater Stream
Disturbed Wetland
Floodplain Marsh
Floodplain Swamp
Strand Swamp

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Micranthemum umbrosum
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