Pilea fontana (Lunell) Rydb.
Common Name: BOG CLEARWEED
Coefficient of Conservatism: 5
Coefficient of Wetness: -3
Wetness Index: FACW
Physiognomy: Nt A-Forb

River and stream banks, lake margins, swamps, marshes, seeps, usually in quite wet places.

Only the fruit size and color can be relied upon to distinguish this species from P. pumila, although there is a reputed (but not very clear) tendency for the petioles to be shorter in this species.

Locations

Barry County
Benzie County
Berrien County
Branch County
Calhoun County
Cass County
Cheboygan County
Dickinson County
Gratiot County
Hillsdale County
Jackson County
Kalamazoo County
Kalkaska County
Kent County
Leelanau County
Lenawee County
Livingston County
Macomb County
Manistee County
Mason County
Mecosta County
Menominee County
Monroe County
Muskegon County
Newaygo County
Oakland County
Otsego County
Ottawa County
St. Joseph County
Tuscola County
Van Buren County
Washtenaw County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 10, 2017. http://michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=2757.