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Andropogon gyrans Ashe
Elliott's bluestem

Family: Poaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Eastern and southeastern United States and the Greater Antilles (Cuba, Hispaniola).

Map of Florida Locations

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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Andropogon gyrans has been found in the following 16 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Deering Estate at Cutler Present Native
Dupuis Reserve Present Native
Goulds Pineland Present Native
J.W. Corbett Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Ludlam Pineland Present Native
Ned Glenn Nature Preserve Present Native
Nicodemus Slough Present Native
Pal-Mar Present Native
Pine Shore Preserve Present Native
Prairie Pines Preserve Present Native
Rockdale Pineland Present Native
Seminole Wayside Park Present Native
Sunny Palms Pineland Present Native
Yellow Fever Creek Preserve Present Native

Andropogon gyrans has been found in the following 5 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Charlotte County Native
Collier County Native
Lee County Native
Martin County Native
Miami-Dade County Native

Andropogon gyrans has been found in the following 4 habitats :
Mesic Flatwoods
Pine Rockland
Sandhill
Scrubby Flatwoods