Polygonella myriophylla (Small) Horton. Phen: Jul-Sep. Hab: White and yellow-sand scrub and xeric sandhills. Also sometimes occurring in scrubby flatwoods and along sandy firelanes adjacent to scrub. Dist: C. FL peninsula, north to Lake and Orange counties. 90% or more of populations occurring on the Lake Wales Ridge.
Origin/Endemic status: Endemic
Other Comments: Often occurring abundantly along disturbed sandy firelanes, where its long-sprawling habitat allows for quick recovery from disturbance.
Synonymy: = Fl4, FNA5, K1, WH3, Horton (1961); = Dentoceras myriophylla Small – S; = Polygonum dentoceras T.M.Schust. & Reveal – K3, K4, Schuster, Reveal, & Kron (2011)