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Most habitat and range descriptions were obtained from Weakley's Flora.

Your search found 2 taxa in the family Phrymaceae, Lopseed family, as understood by Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: American Lopseed

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Phryma leptostachya   FAMILY: Phrymaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Phryma leptostachya   FAMILY: Verbenaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Phryma leptostachya 163-01-001   FAMILY: Phrymaceae


Habitat: Bottomland forests, nutrient-rich slopes, mesic hammocks, in the Coastal Plain primarily in places underlain by coquina limestone (‘marl’) and essentially absent from the more acidic portions of the Coastal Plain

Common (uncommon in Carolina Coastal Plain) (rare in GA Coastal Plain)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia


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Common Name: Mudmat

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Glossostigma cleistanthum   FAMILY: Phrymaceae

(?) PLANTS National Database: Glossostigma cleistanthum   FAMILY: Scrophulariaceae


Habitat: Aquatic in oligotrophic lakes, reservoirs, and stormwater retention ponds

Non-native: Australia


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