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FamilyScientific Name Common NameHabitatDistributionImage
UrticaceaePilea fontanaBlackfruit Clearweed, Lesser ClearweedSwamp forests, freshwater marshes, tidal marshes, calcareous wetlands, sand bars.E. Canada west to MN and ND, south to FL, IN, and NE; disjunct in n. AL.image of plant
UrticaceaePilea herniarioidesCaribbean ClearweedDisturbed areas.S. FL; West Indies; s. Mexico (CAM, GRO, ROO, VER, YUC) and Central America.
UrticaceaePilea involucrataFriendship-plantDisturbed areas.Native of the Neotropics.
UrticaceaePilea microphyllaRockweed, ArtilleryweedMarl prairies, hammocks, pine rocklands, old rock and brick walls, urban areas, hammocks, especially in thin soil over limestone.FL (perhaps more widespread as a native in the Southeastern US than just FL); West Indies; Mexico, Central America, and South America. Although listed by RAB for the Carolinas as "a weed in and around greenhouses, not established as part of our flora", this species is well-established and weedy in Charleston, SC and Savannah, GA. Native at least in FL, and perhaps further north, the original distribution unclear.image of plant
UrticaceaePilea nummulariifoliaCreeping CharlieUsed horticulturally as a ground cover, spreading and establishing near plantings.Native of n. South America and the West Indies.
UrticaceaePilea pumilaGreenfruit Clearweed, Coolwort, RichweedSwamp forests, bottomlands, freshwater marshes, tidal marshes, disturbed wet ground.QC west to MN, south to FL, LA, and OK. Sometimes considered to also occur in e. Asia, or these populations separated as P. mongolica Weddell, the course followed here. Additional study is needed.image of plant
UrticaceaePilea trianthemoidesArtillery-plantUsed horticulturally, sometimes persisting or spreading.Native of tropical America.