Jamaicanweed (Nama jamaicense)


Nama Jamaicense, or more commonly know as Jamaicanweed, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Nama. Its duration is annual which means it grows for one season only. Nama Jamaicense or Jamaicanweed's floral region is North America US Lower 48, Puerto Rico and The Virgin Islands, specifically in the states of Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, South Carolina and Texas.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Nama
  • Family: Hydrophyllaceae
  • Order: Solanales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Annual
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) PR (N) VI (N)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: UPL FACW-
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 2(UPL) 6(FACW-) C(UPL*)

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