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Dwarf Burhead Pygmy Swordplant

Helanthium tenellum (Mart. ex Schult. fil.) J. G. Sm.

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Helanthium tenellum (Dwarf Burhead Pygmy Swordplant) is a species of perennial herb in the family Alismataceae. They are native to Pampa, Santa Catarina, Pernambuco, RondôNia, AmazôNia, The Contiguous United States, Maranhao, Espirito Santo, Pantanal, Rio Grande Do Sul, Caatinga, Piauí, ParaíBa, Paraná, Bahia, Tocantins, Ceará, GoiáS, SãO Paulo, Mato Grosso Do Sul, Rio Grande Do Norte, Roraima, Rio De Janeiro, Minas Gerais, Sergipe, Amapá, Distrito Federal, Pará, Cerrado, Puerto Rico, Alagoas, Mata AtlâNtica, and Mato Grosso. Flowers are visited by Polybia sericea, Melipona quadrifasciata, Protonectarina sylveirae, and Plebeia.

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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Dwarf Burhead Pygmy Swordplant. View this species on GBIF