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Swamp Lake

There are 30 taxa reported for the Swamp Lake habitat.

Generally shallow, open water area within basin swamps; still water or flow-through; peat, sand or clay substrate; occurs in most physiographic regions; variable water chemistry, but characteristically highly colored, acidic, soft water with moderate mineral content (sodium, chloride, sulfate); oligo-mesotrophic to eutrophic.
Scientific Name: Common Name: South Florida Native Status:
Amaranthus australis Southern water-hemp, Southern amaranth Native
Boehmeria cylindrica False nettle, Bog hemp, Button-hemp Native
Cladium jamaicense Saw-grass, Jamaica swamp sawgrass Native
Colocasia esculenta Wild taro, Dasheen, Coco-yam Not Native, Naturalized
Cuscuta pentagona Fiveangled dodder Native
Cyperus odoratus Fragrant flatsedge Native
Eichhornia crassipes Common water-hyacinth Not Native, Naturalized
Funastrum clausum Whitevine, White twinevine Native
Hydrilla verticillata Water-thyme Not Native, Naturalized
Landoltia punctata Dotted duckweed Not Native, Naturalized
Nymphoides aquatica Big floatingheart Native
Panicum repens Torpedo grass Not Native, Naturalized
Paspalum repens Water paspalum Native
Peltandra virginica Green arum, Green arrow arum Native
Phanopyrum gymnocarpon Savannah panicum Native
Pistia stratiotes Water-lettuce Native
Polygonum glabrum Denseflower knotweed Native
Polygonum hydropiperoides Mild water-pepper, Swamp smartweed Native
Polygonum punctatum Dotted smartweed Native
Pontederia cordata Pickerelweed Native
Potamogeton illinoensis Illinois pondweed Native
Proserpinaca palustris Mermaid weed, Marsh mermaidweed Native
Proserpinaca pectinata Mermaid weed, Combleaf mermaidweed Native
Salix caroliniana Coastal Plain willow Native
Salvinia minima Water spangles Not Native, Naturalized
Saururus cernuus Lizard’s tail Native
Thalia geniculata Alligatorflag, Fireflag Native
Utricularia foliosa Leafy bladderwort Native
Utricularia purpurea Eastern purple bladderwort Native
Vallisneria americana Tape-grass, American eel-grass Native