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Pluchea camphorata (Linnaeus) A.P. de Candolle. Camphorweed, Camphor Pluchea. Phen: Aug-Oct. Hab: Bottomland sloughs, clay flatwoods, other freshwater wetlands, also weedy in upland areas, particularly in sunny areas and following disturbance. Dist: DE and NJ (formerly) and MD south to n. peninsular FL, west to TX and OK, north in the interior to s. OH and e. KS.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Synonymy: = C, F, Fl7, FNA19, G, GW2, Il, K1, K3, K4, NcTx, Oh3, RAB, SE1, Tat, Tn, Tx, Va, WH3, Arriagada (1998), Nesom (1989a), Nesom (2004a); = n/a – Pa; = Pluchea petiolata Cass. – S

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACW
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FACW
  • Great Plains: FACW
  • Midwest: FACW
  • Northcentral & Northeast: FACW

Heliophily: 7

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