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Cenchrus ciliaris L.
Buffelgrass

Cenchrus ciliaris
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr

Family: Poaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: India.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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Cenchrus ciliaris has been found in the following conservation area :
Occurrence Native Status
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park Doubtfully Present

Cenchrus ciliaris has been found in the following 3 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Glades County Not Native, Naturalized
Miami-Dade County Not Native, Naturalized
Palm Beach County Not Native, Naturalized

Cenchrus ciliaris has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Upland

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Cenchrus ciliaris
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr