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*Sphenoclea zeylanica Gaertner. Chickenspike, Gooseweed. Phen: Jun-Nov. Hab: Rice fields, reservoirs, ditches, other disturbed wetlands. Dist: Native of Old World tropics.

Origin/Endemic status: Paleotropics

Synonymy: = Ar, Fl6, FNA14, K1, K3, K4, NcTx, S, Tx, WH3, Rosatti (1986); = Sphenoclea zeylandica – GW2, RAB, orthographic error (presumably from a mistaken notion that the epithet refers to New Zealand rather than Ceylon)

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACW
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: OBL
  • Great Plains: OBL

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