Acrostichum aureum Linnaeus. Phen: Jan-Dec. Hab: Mangrove swamps, brackish marshes, rarely inland in freshwater wetlands. Dist: FL peninsula (Hillsborough and Manatee counties on the west coast, and Palm Beach County on the east coast, south to s. FL); West Indies; Mexico, Central America, and South America; paleotropics.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Synonymy: = Bah, Fl1, FNA2, K3, K4, Meso1, Mex, S13, Sf, WH3