Acmella oppositifolia (Lam.) R.K. Jansen
Asteraceae (Aster Family)
USDA Symbol: ACOP
This species is represented in North America by the variety Acmella oppositifolia var. repens. Other varieties occur in Central and South America.
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial
Size Notes: To about 1 foot in height, usually less.
Fruit: Fruit is a cypsela (pl. cypselae). Though technically incorrect, the fruit is often referred to as an achene.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Orange , Yellow
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov
Bloom Notes: Disc florets yellow to orange. Ray florets orange.
DistributionUSA: AL , AR , FL , GA , LA , MO , MS , NC , OK , SC , TN , TX
Herbarium Specimen(s)NPSOT 0966 Collected Oct 5, 1994 in Bexar County by Harry Cliffe
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Acmella oppositifolia in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Acmella oppositifolia in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Acmella oppositifolia
MetadataRecord Modified: 2015-12-10
Research By: Joseph A. Marcus