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Chrysopogon pauciflorus (Chapm.) Benth. ex Vasey
Florida false beardgrass

Chrysopogon pauciflorus
Copyright by: Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
K. A. Bradley 369, FTG

Family: Poaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Annual

Native Range: Southeastern United States and Cuba.

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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Chrysopogon pauciflorus has been found in the following 12 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
A.D. 'Doug' Barnes Park Present Native
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve Present Native
Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
J.W. Corbett Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Navy Wells Pineland Preserve Present Native
Nixon Smiley Pineland Addition Present Native
Nixon Smiley Pineland Preserve Present Native
Picayune Strand State Forest Present Native
Royal Palm Beach Pines Natural Area Present Native
Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve Present Native

Chrysopogon pauciflorus has been found in the following 4 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Collier County Native
Lee County Native
Martin County Native
Miami-Dade County Native

Chrysopogon pauciflorus has been found in the following 3 habitats :
Marl Prairie
Mesic Flatwoods
Pine Rockland

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Chrysopogon pauciflorus
Copyright by: Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
K. A. Bradley 369, FTG