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Micranthemum micranthemoides

Micranthemum micranthemoides (Nutt.) Wettst.

Nuttall's Mud-flower, Nuttall's Mudflower, Nuttall's Mudwort

Scrophulariaceae (Figwort family)

Synonym(s): Hemianthus micranthemoides

USDA Symbol: MIMI6

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Mat-forming, up to about 2 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov


USA: DC , DE , MD , NJ , NY , PA , VA
Native Habitat: Fresh water tidal areas in sandy, gravelly substrates.

National Wetland Indicator Status

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.

Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America - beta site (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2020-11-09
Research By: CBR

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