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*Torenia crustacea (Linnaeus) Chamisso & Schlechtendal. Malaysian False-pimpernel. Phen: May-Sep (-Apr). Hab: Lawns, roadsides, sand and mudbars. Dist: Native of Malaysia.

Origin/Endemic status: E. and se. Asia

Synonymy: = Fl6, K4, Fischer, Schäferhoff, & Müller (2013); = Lindernia crustacea (L.) F.Muell. – Ar, FNA17, GW2, K1, K3, RAB, WH3, Lewis (2000), Pennell (1935), Qualls (1984); = n/a – C

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACU (name change)
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FACU (name change)

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image of plant© Gary P. Fleming | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Alan Cressler: Torenia crustacea, DuPuis Wildlife and Environmental Area, South Florida Water Management District, Martin County, Florida 1 by Alan Cressler source | Original Image ⭷


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