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Calopogon tuberosus (L.) Britton, Sterns & Poggenb. var. simpsonii
(Small) Magrath
Simpson’s grasspink

Calopogon tuberosus
Copyright by: James Lange, 2014
In habitat, Everglades National Park, Florida
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Family: Orchidaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: South Florida and the West Indies (Bahamas, Cuba).

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

NatureServe Global Status: Critically Imperiled

Florida Natural Areas Inventory State Status: Not listed

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Rare

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Assumed to be Cultivated

Other data on Calopogon tuberosus var. simpsonii available from :

Calopogon tuberosus var. simpsonii has been found in the following 7 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Collier-Seminole State Park Present Native
Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed (CREW) Present Native
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Present Native
Everglades National Park Present Native
Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park Present Native
South Dade Wetlands Present Native

Calopogon tuberosus var. simpsonii has been found in the following 5 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Possibly Extirpated Native
Collier County Native
Lee County Native
Miami-Dade County Native
Monroe County (Mainland) Native

Calopogon tuberosus var. simpsonii has been found in the following 2 habitats :
Marl Prairie
Wet Flatwoods

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Calopogon tuberosus
Copyright by: James Lange, 2014
In habitat, Everglades National Park, Florida
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