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Anagallis minima (L.) Krause
Chaffweed

Family: Primulaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Annual

Native Range: Widespread but scattered in North America, 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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Other data on Anagallis minima available from :

Anagallis minima has been found in the following 5 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed (CREW) Assumed to be Present Native
Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park Present Native
Prairie Pines Preserve Present Native
Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation Johnston Present Native

Anagallis minima has been found in the following 4 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Charlotte County Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
Collier County Native
Glades County Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
Lee County Native

Anagallis minima has been found in the following 3 habitats :
Disturbed Wetland
Dry Prairie
Floodplain Marsh