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Acoelorrhaphe wrightii (Griseb. & H. Wendl.) H. Wendl. ex Becc.
Synonym(s): Acoelorraphe wrightii, Acoelorrhaphe arborescens, Paurotis wrightii
USDA Symbol: ACWR4
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
The species name of this plant is for Charles Wright, 1811-1885, world-wide botanical collector but mainly in Texas (1837-1952), Cuba and his native Connecticut.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug
DistributionUSA: FL Native Distribution:
Cultivated in southern Florida; grows wild only in Everglades National Park. Native Habitat:
Swamps, wet areas, towns.
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Sun
Drought Tolerance: Low
National Wetland Indicator Status
|Status:|| OBL |
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1
(Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here
for map of regions.
Record Last Modified: 2013-08-06
Research By: TWC Staff