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Bacopa innominata (M. Gómez) Alain
Tropical waterhyssop

Bacopa innominata
Family: Plantaginaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeastern United States, the Greater Antilles and northern South America (Venezuela).

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

Comments: For an image of an herbarium specimen collected in Collier County by Steven W. Woodmansee in 2005, visit the Fairchild Tropical Garden Virtual Herbarium.

For more images, click on the Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants link below.

Other data on Bacopa innominata available from :

Bacopa innominata has been found in the following 4 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Present Native
Dupuis Reserve Present Native
Picayune Strand State Forest Present Native
Yellow Fever Creek Preserve Present Native

Bacopa innominata has been found in the following 2 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Collier County Native
Lee County Native

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Bacopa innominata