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Polypremum procumbens Linnaeus. Polypremum, Rustweed, Juniperleaf. Phen: Late May-Nov; Aug-Dec. Hab: Dunes, longleaf pine sandhills, pine flatwoods, pond margins, fields, pastures, roadsides, riverside sand bars, disturbed areas. Dist: Se. NY, NJ, and MO south to FL and TX, south into Mexico, Central America, and South America; West Indies.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Synonymy: = Ar, Bah, C, F, Fl6, FNA17, G, GW2, Il, K1, K3, K4, Meso4.1, Mex, NcTx, RAB, S, Tat, Tn, Tx, Va, W, WH3, Rogers (1986); = n/a – Pa

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACU
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: UPL
  • Great Plains: UPL
  • Midwest: UPL

Heliophily ?: 8

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