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Jacquemontia tamnifolia (Linnaeus) Grisebach. Common Jacquemontia. Phen: Aug-Sep. Hab: Fields, roadsides, other disturbed areas. Dist: Se. VA south to FL, west to AR and TX; also widespread in West Indies, Central America, and South America, its original range difficult to determine, probably adventive in much of our region. Fox, Godfrey, & Blomquist (1952) reported the first collections of the species in NC, in 1938 and 1950, from obviously disturbed situations.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Synonymy: = Ar, Bah, C, F, Fl6, FNA14, G, GW2, Il, K1, K3, K4, Meso4.2, NcTx, RAB, Tn, Tx, WH3, WI, Wilson (1960b); = Thyella tamnifolia (L.) Raf. – S

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACU
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FACU
  • Great Plains: FAC
  • Midwest: UPL
  • Northcentral & Northeast: UPL

Heliophily ?: 8

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