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Ctenium aromaticum (Walt.) Wood
Toothache grass

Ctenium aromaticum
Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Family: Poaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeastern United States.

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IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Ctenium aromaticum has been found in the following 11 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Chapman Field Park Recorded as Present in Error
Danforth Present Native
Dupuis Reserve Present Native
Frenchman's Forest Natural Area Present Native
Hawk's Hammock Park Present Native
J.W. Corbett Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Loxahatchee River Natural Area Present Native
Loxahatchee Slough Natural Area Present Native
Pal-Mar Present Native
Royal Palm Beach Pines Natural Area Present Native

Ctenium aromaticum has been found in the following 2 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Martin County Native
Palm Beach County Native

Ctenium aromaticum has been found in the following 2 habitats :
Mesic Flatwoods
Wet Flatwoods

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Ctenium aromaticum
Copyright by: Shirley Denton