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Froelichia floridana (Plains snakecotton)
Dunatchik, David

Froelichia floridana

Froelichia floridana (Nutt.) Moq.

Plains Snakecotton, Snake-cotton

Amaranthaceae (Amaranth Family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

The Amaranthaceae are a family of annual or perennial herbs with small, crowded flowers. There are usually 5 sepals and no petals. Filaments of the stamens are often united into a short tube.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Size Class: 3-6 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug


USA: AL , AR , CO , DE , FL , GA , IA , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MD , MN , MO , MS , NC , NE , NJ , NM , OH , OK , SC , SD , TN , TX , VA , WI

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Sibley Nature Center - Midland, TX


Bibref 328 - Wildflowers of Texas (2003) Ajilvsgi, Geyata.

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Additional resources

USDA: Find Froelichia floridana in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Froelichia floridana in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Froelichia floridana


Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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