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*Urena lobata Linnaeus. Caesarweed, Bur Mallow, Congo Jute. Phen: Jan-Dec. Hab: Swamps, moist flatwoods, etc., roadsides, vacant lots; an especially bad weed of moist habitats. Dist: Native of se. Asia. Introduced to se. SC via landscaping plantings, spreading to vacant lots and roadsides (P. McMillan, pers. comm., 2005).

Origin/Endemic status: E. and se. Asia

Synonymy: = Bah, Fl4, FNA6, GW2, K1, K3, K4, S, S13, WH3, WI; = n/a – RAB; = Urena lobata L. ssp. lobata; = Urena lobata L. var. lobata

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FAC

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