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Oppositeleaf Spotflower (Acmella oppositifolia)

Oppositeleaf Spotflower (Acmella Oppositifolia)
Credit: Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. Illustrated flora of the northern states and Canada. Vol. 3: 469. | USDA | License: PD USDA

Acmella Oppositifolia, or more commonly know as Oppositeleaf Spotflower, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Acmella. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Acmella Oppositifolia or Oppositeleaf Spotflower's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Acmella
  • Family: Asteraceae
  • Order: Asterales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N)
  • State T/E Status: TN (SC)
  • State T/E Common Name: TN (creeping spot-flower)

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