Froelichia floridana (Nutt.) Moq.
Family: Amaranthaceae
common cotton-weed,  more...
[Froelichia campestris Small,  more]
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Emmet J. Judziewicz  
Etymology: Froelichia: for Joseph Froelich, a German botanist
Plants: erect, annual, 2'-5' tall forb; stout and slightly square stems usually unbranched
Leaves: opposite, larger leaves mostly more than 2 1/2" wide
Flowers: white, tiny, 5-parted; inflorescence a 2" woolly, branched spike with flowers in 5-rowed spirals; blooms July-Sept.
Habitat: sun; dry; prairies, roadside; in sandy soil
Conservation Status: Native
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Steve C. Garske  
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Emmet J. Judziewicz  
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Emmet J. Judziewicz  
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Froelichia floridana image
Emmet J. Judziewicz  
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Froelichia floridana image
Robert H. Read  
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Aaron Carlson  
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