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Boerhavia diffusa Linnaeus. Red Spiderling, Spreading Hogweed. Phen: Jan-Dec. Hab: Longleaf pine sandhills, vacant lots, road shoulders, other dry disturbed areas. Dist: Pantropical and subtropical, in North America from se. NC south to s. FL, west to s. MS.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Synonymy: = Bah, Fl5, FNA4, K1, K3, K4, WH3, Bogle (1974); = n/a – RAB; < Boerhavia diffusa L. – NcTx

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Heliophily ?: 9

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