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Limosella australis R. Brown. Mudwort, Awl-leaf. Phen: Jun-Sep. Hab: Fresh or slightly brackish tidal flats. Dist: NL (Newfoundland) and QC south along the Atlantic Coast to se. VA and extreme ne. NC (Currituck and Dare counties).

ID notes: This plant is very inconspicuous, though locally abundant.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Synonymy: = FNA17, K1, K3, K4, NE, NY, Pa, Va; ? Limosella subulata Ives – C, F, G, GW2, RAB, Tat, Pennell (1935)

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: OBL
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: OBL
  • Northcentral & Northeast: OBL

Heliophily: 9

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