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Andropogon floridanus Scribn.
Florida bluestem

Andropogon floridanus
Copyright by: Grasses, Sedges and Rushes of Palm Beach
and Martin Counties, Florida website.

Family: Poaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Endemic to Florida.

Map of Florida Locations

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Rare

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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Andropogon floridanus has been found in the following 14 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Deering Estate at Cutler Recorded as Present in Error
Dupuis Reserve Present Native
Fort Lauderdale Ex. Airport Gopher Tortoise Preserve Present Native
Gomez Present Native
Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
Hobe Sound Sandhill Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Kiplinger Present Native
Peck Lake Park Present Native
Rocky Point Hammock Present Native
Savannas Preserve State Park Present Native
Scrub Oak Park Present Native
Seabranch Preserve State Park Present Native
Tilton Present Native

Andropogon floridanus has been found in the following 5 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Collier County Native
Lee County Native
Martin County Native
Miami-Dade County Presumed Extirpated Presumed Extirpated
Palm Beach County Native

Andropogon floridanus has been found in the following 2 habitats :
Scrub
Scrubby Flatwoods

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Andropogon floridanus
Copyright by: Grasses, Sedges and Rushes of Palm Beach
and Martin Counties, Florida website.
Andropogon floridanus
Copyright by: Grasses, Sedges and Rushes of Palm Beach
and Martin Counties, Florida website.
Andropogon floridanus
Copyright by: Grasses, Sedges and Rushes of Palm Beach
and Martin Counties, Florida website.