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Acmella oppositifolia var. repens
Acmella oppositifolia (Lam.) R.K. Jansen var. repens (Walter) R.K. Jansen
Oppositeleaf Spotflower, Opposite-leaf Spotflower
Asteraceae (Aster Family)
Synonym(s): Acmella repens, Spilanthes americana, Spilanthes americana var. repens
USDA Symbol: ACOPR
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
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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 , Green
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
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Medium
Light Requirement: Sun
CaCO3 Tolerance: Medium
BenefitConspicuous Flowers: yes
National Wetland Indicator Status
From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center - Austin, TX
Wildflower Center Seed BankLBJWC-1217 Collected 2008-11-01 in Brazoria County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Acmella oppositifolia var. repens in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Acmella oppositifolia var. repens in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Acmella oppositifolia var. repens
MetadataRecord Modified: 2018-11-01
Research By: TWC Staff