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Sphagneticola trilobata

CREEPING OXEYE

WEDELIA

BAY BISCAYNE CREEPING-OXEYE

Synonym: Wedelia trilobata

Not native to Florida

Florida Exotic Pest Plant Council:  Category II designation
Invasive exotics that have increased in abundance or frequency but have not yet altered Florida plant communities to the extent shown by Category I species.
Planting this species should be avoided and removal of existing plants may be desirable.

 

Preferred native landscaping alternatives to creeping oxeye include Licania michauxii - gopher apple and dune sunflower, either east coast - Helianthus debilis var. debilis or west coast - Helianthus debilis var. vestitus.

 
Sphagneticola trilobata is a member of the Asteraceae - Aster family.
 

Native Florida Plants

  Robert G. Haehle; Joan Brookwell
 Low Maintenance Landscaping and Gardening

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Native Florida Plants
Native landscapes are easier to maintain, use less water and thrive without chemical pesticides and fertilizers. Native Florida Plants describes every type of regional flora—-from seaside foliage and wildflowers to grassy meadows, shrubs, vines, and aquatic gardens—-in 301 profiles and accompanying color photographs.


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