Acmella repens

(Walter) Richard in C. H. Persoon

in C. H. Persoon, Syn. Pl. 2: 473. 1807

Basionyms: Anthemis repens Walter Fl. Carol., 211. 1788
Synonyms: Acmella oppositifolia var. repens (Walter) R. K. Jansen Spilanthes americana var. repens (Walter) A. H. Moore
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 21. Treatment on page 133. Mentioned on page 132.
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Illustrator: Barbara Alongi
Leaves: petioles 3–40+ mm; blades ovate to lance-ovate, mostly 20–40(–100) × 10–35 mm, margins dentate to denticulate or entire. Cypselae 1–2.5 mm, ciliate or not, tips of cilia straight; pappi 0 or of 1–2(–3) bristles. 2n = 52.

Phenology: Flowering Jan–Dec.
Habitat: Disturbed, wet or drying sites
Elevation: 0–200 m



Ala., Ark., Fla., Ga., La., Miss., Mo., N.C., S.C., Tenn., Tex., Mexico (Coahuila).




Lower Taxa

No lower taxa listed.