Specimen Information

Phyllanthus fluitans
(red root floater)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1322777
GroupPlants
GenusPhyllanthus
Speciesfluitans
Common Namered root floater
StateFL
CountyDeSoto
LocalityMorgan Park, ca. 0.5 mi. E and 0.1 mi. N of the FL 70 and FL 72 junction; Peace River floodplain
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePeace
HUC8 Number03100101
HUC10 NameJoshua Creek-Peace River
HUC10 Number0310010109
HUC12 NameJohnson Lake-Peace River
HUC12 Number031001010905
Map
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Collection Day5
Collection Month1
Collection Year2016
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity pond | released aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:10661
Author:Farid, A. (curator).
Date:2018
Title:University of South Florida Herbarium (USF)
Publisher:University of South Florida
Reference 2
Ref. Number:29179
Author:Franck, A.R., L.C. Anderson, J.R. Burkhalter, and S. Dickman.
Date:2016
Title:Additions to the flora of Florida, U.S.A. (2010-2015)
Journal:Journal of Botanical Research Institute of Texas
Volume:10
Issue:1
Pages:175-190
CommentsStagnant pool, permanently flooded depression; soil mucky over sandy substratum; subcanopy of Cephalanthus and Fraxinus caroliniana; with Salvinia minima.
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalUniversity of South Florida
Museum Cat NumberUSF 282778
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/19/2021].

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