E-Flora Florida globe3314.gif (543 bytes)COMMON  NAME
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GENUS
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Thalia geniculata Linnaeus
Alligator Flag
Marantaceae: Arrowroot Family

Branching inflorescence

Description: Perennial herb
Native: Yes
Habitat: Wetlands
Links
Everglades Photo Tour
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North Central Florida Checklist
Long-petioled basal leaves of plants up to 3m tall

Page Credits:
Florida distribution maps: Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants   (http://www.plantatlas.usf.edu/). Wunderlin, R. P. and B. F. Hansen. 2000. [S. M. Landry and K. N. Campbell (application development), Florida Center for Community Design and Research.] Institute for Systematic Botany, University of South Florida, Tampa.
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