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Aristida gyrans Chapm.
Corkscrew threeawn

Aristida gyrans
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: Southeastern United States (Florida, Georgia).

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IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Secure

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

Comments: This name has been misapplied to plants of A. vilfifolia in the West Indies.

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Aristida gyrans has been found in the following 15 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Fort Lauderdale Ex. Airport Gopher Tortoise Preserve Present Native
Frenchman's Forest Natural Area Present Native
Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
Hobe Sound Sandhill Present Native
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park Recorded as Present in Error
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Juno Dunes Natural Area Present Native
Jupiter Ridge Natural Area Present Native
Peck Lake Park Present Native
Rocky Point Hammock Present Native
Rosemary Scrub Natural Area Present Native
Savannas Preserve State Park Present Native
Scrub Oak Park Present Native
Seabranch Preserve State Park Present Native
Seacrest Scrub Natural Area Present Native

Aristida gyrans has been found in the following 4 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Presumed Extirpated Presumed Extirpated
Collier County Native
Martin County Native
Palm Beach County Native

Aristida gyrans has been found in the following 2 habitats :
Scrub
Scrubby Flatwoods

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