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Bothriochloa ischaemum (L.) Keng. var. songarica
(Rupr. ex Fisch. & C.A. Mey.) Celarier & Harlan
King ranch bluestem, Yellow bluestem

Family: Poaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Eurasia.

Map of Florida Locations

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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Other data on Bothriochloa ischaemum var. songarica available from :

Bothriochloa ischaemum var. songarica has been found in the following 13 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Biscayne National Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Cape Romano - Ten Thousand Islands Aquatic Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Enchanted Forest Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Everglades National Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Ingram Pineland Present Not Native, Naturalized
Navy Wells Pineland Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Palm Drive Pineland Present Not Native, Naturalized
Pine Shore Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Quail Roost Pineland Present Not Native, Naturalized
Rock Pit #39 Present Not Native, Naturalized
Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Seminole Wayside Park Present Not Native, Naturalized

Bothriochloa ischaemum var. songarica has been found in the following county :
Occurrence Native Status
Miami-Dade County Not Native, Naturalized

Bothriochloa ischaemum var. songarica has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Upland