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Scoparia dulcis Linnaeus. Goat-weed, Sweet-broom, Licorice-weed. Phen: (Jan-) Apr-Nov (-Dec). Hab: Marshes, wet hammocks, flatwoods, river sandbars, roadsides, disturbed places, rather weedy and the original distribution unclear. Dist: S. SC south to s. FL, west to e. and s. TX, south to South America.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Synonymy: = Ar, Bah, Fl6, FNA17, GW2, K1, K3, K4, Mex, RAB, S, Tx, WH3, Pennell (1935)

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FAC
  • Great Plains: FACU

Heliophily ?: 8

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image of plant© Scott Ward | Original Image ⭷
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