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Orthosia scoparia (Nuttall) Liede & Meve. Leafless Swallowwort. Phen: Jan-Dec; (Oct-) Jan-Feb (-Apr); Hab: Coastal hammocks, shell mounds, other hardwood hammocks. Dist: Se. SC south to s. FL, west to FL Panhandle; West Indies; n. South America.

ID notes: This species quickly loses its leaves during the growing season.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Synonymy: = Fl5, FNA14, K4, Liede-Schumann & Meve (2008); = Amphistelma scoparia (Nutt.) Small – S; = Cynanchum scoparium Nutt. – Bah, K1, K3, RAB, WH3; = Metastelma scoparia (Nutt.) Vail

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Heliophily: 6

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