Acmella repens (Walter) Rich.


Acmella repens plant

Family - Asteraceae

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Acmella repens stem

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Acmella repens leaves

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Involucre - No info yet.

Acmella repens involucre

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Acmella repens flowers

Acmella repens flowers

Flowering - July - October.

Habitat - Low wet woods, borders of swamps and bayous.

Origin - Native to U.S. and Central America.

Other info. - This little species can be found in a handful of southeastern Missouri counties. The plant is more common in states to the south and east.
This species can be identified by its wet habitat, opposite leaves, pubescent stems, and conical yellow disks.
Another name for this species is Acmella oppositifolia (Lam.) R.K. Jansen var. repens (Walter) R.K. Jansen.

Photographs taken at Arkansas Post Memorial, Gillett, AR., 8-31-06 and 9-7-06 (DETenaglia); also at Duck Creek Conservation Area, 7-31-2015 (SRTurner).