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*Cuphea carthagenensis (Jacquin) J.F. Macbride. Colombian Waxweed. Phen: Jun-Sep. Hab: Marshes, ditches, floodplain forests, wet hammocks, other wet places. Dist: Native of South America; the northern boundary of the native distribution is unclear.

Origin/Endemic status: South America

Synonymy: = Ar, Fl4, FNA10, GW2, K1, K3, K4, Meso4.1, WH3, Graham (1975); = Cuphea carthagensis – RAB, Tx, misspelling; = n/a – C; = Parsonsia balsamona (Cham. & Schltdl.) Standl. – S

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FAC
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FAC
  • Great Plains: FAC

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image of plant© Keith Bradley | Original Image ⭷
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