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Mecardonia acuminata (Walter) Small
axilflower

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General Information
Symbol: MEAC
Group: Dicot
Family: Scrophulariaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Forb/herb
Subshrub
Native Status : L48   N
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Native Status:
lower 48 status L48    Alaska status AK    Hawaii status HI    Puerto Rico status PR    Virgin Islands status VI    Navassa Island NAV    Canada status CAN    Greenland status GL    Saint Pierre and Michelon status SPM    North America NA   

Images

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Robert H. Mohlenbrock. USDA SCS. 1991. Southern wetland flora: Field office guide to plant species . South National Technical Center, Fort Worth. Provided by USDA NRCS Wetland Science Institute (WSI). Usage Requirements .

Robert H. Mohlenbrock. USDA SCS. 1991. Southern wetland flora: Field office guide to plant species . South National Technical Center, Fort Worth. Provided by USDA NRCS Wetland Science Institute (WSI). Usage Requirements .

©Thomas G. Barnes. Usage Requirements .

Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. 3 vols. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. Vol. 3: 193. Provided by Kentucky Native Plant Society . Scanned by Omnitek Inc . Usage Requirements .

USDA NRCS. Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide to plant species. USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service. Provided by NRCS National Wetland Team . Usage Requirements .

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Synonyms

Classification

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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Asteridae
Order Scrophulariales
Family Scrophulariaceae – Figwort family
Genus Mecardonia Ruiz & Pav. – mecardonia
Species Mecardonia acuminata (Walter) Small – axilflower

Subordinate Taxa

The Plants Database includes the following 3 subspecies of Mecardonia acuminata . Click below on a thumbnail map or name for subspecies profiles. Plant is native (blue) Native Plant is introduced Introduced Plant is introduced Native and Introduced Related taxa legend Distribution of <i>
Mecardonia acuminata</i>
(Walter) Small var. <i>
acuminata </i>
Mecardonia acuminata var. acuminata
axilflower Distribution of <i>
Mecardonia acuminata</i>
(Walter) Small var. <i>
microphylla</i>
(Raf.) Pennell
Mecardonia acuminata var. microphylla
axilflower Distribution of <i>
Mecardonia acuminata</i>
(Walter) Small var. <i>
peninsularis</i>
Pennell
Mecardonia acuminata var. peninsularis
axilflower

Legal Status

Threatened and Endangered Information:
This plant is listed by the U.S. federal government or a state. Common names are from state and federal lists. Click on a place name to get a complete protected plant list for that location.
Maryland erect water-hyssop Endangered

Wetland Status

Interpreting Wetland Status

North America
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain FACW
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont OBL
Great Plains FACW
Midwest OBL

Related Links

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USF Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants (MEAC)
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Wildlife

Food

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Cover

Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds

Description of Values

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